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Interrogative pronouns Rules – English Grammar – paviacademy

Use of Interrogative Pronouns.

1. ‘who’ is used of persons only.

  • who‘ వ్యక్తులకు మాత్రమే ఉపయోగింపబడుతుంది .

Example : ఉదాహరణ :

  • Who goes there ?
  • Who will be the next prime minister ?
  • Who made the top score ?
  • who is knocking at the door ?

2. The interrogative pronoun ‘who’ has different forms for the Nominative, Possessive and Accusative cases .

  • Who అనే Interrogative Pronoun కు Nominative Case , Possessive Case , Accusative case లలో వేర్వేరు రూపాలున్నాయి .

Example : ఉదాహరణ :

  • Nominative :   Who ? ( ఎవరు ) ?
  • Possessive :     Whose ? ( ఎవరిది ) ?
  • Accusative :     Whom ? ( ఎవరిని ) ?

ఏక , బహువచనములలోనూ స్త్రీ , పుంలింగములలో ఈ  రూపాలు మాత్రమే ఉపయోగింపబడును .

Example : ఉదాహరణ :
Who is there ? (Nominative )
Whose is this book ? (Possessive)
Whom do you want ? (Accusative)

3. ‘ which ‘ is used for both persons and things . It implies selection in a limited number .

  • which ‘ వ్యక్తులకు , వస్తువులకు కూడ ఉపయోగిం పబడుతుంది . ఇది తక్కువ సంఖ్యలో నున్న వస్తువులు లేక మనుష్యలలోని ఎంపికను సూచిస్తుంది .

Example : ఉదాహరణ :

  • Which is your friend ?
  • Which of you has done this ?
  • Which of these book is yours ?
  • Which of these pictures do you like best ?

4. ‘ what ‘ is used of things only .

  • what ‘ వస్తువులకు మాత్రమే ఉపయోగింపబడుతుంది .

Example : ఉదాహరణ :

  • What do you want ?
  • What have you found ?
  • What was it all about ?
  • What is sweeter than honey ?

5. ‘ what is he ? ‘ refers to the man’s profession ; ‘ what is he ? ‘ refers to the man’s name ?

  • what is he ? ‘ అంటే అతని వృత్తి ఏమిటి ? అని అర్ధము . ‘ who is he ? ‘ అంటే అతడు ఎవరు ? లేక అతని పేరు ఏమిటి ? అని అర్ధము .

Example : ఉదాహరణ :

  • what is he ? He is a doctor .
  • who is he ? He is Mr. Ravi .
  • what are you ? I am a teacher .

6. ‘ which and what ‘ are also used as Interrogative adjectives .

  • which’ మరియు ‘ what ‘ అనేవి ప్రశ్నార్ధక విశేషణములుగా కూడా ఉపయోగింపబడుతుంది .

Example : ఉదాహరణ :

  • Which way shall we go ?
  • What books have you read ?

Exercise

Fill in the blanks with suitable Interrogative pronouns .

1 . Which is your book ?

2 . What do you want ?

3 . What are you doing ?

4 . whom do you wish to see ?

5 . who wishes to see you ?

6 . Which of your dogs is ill ?

7 . What is an island ?

8 . What was it all about ?

9 . Which is sweeter than honey ?

10 . who made the top score ?

Related English Lessons:
Lesson . 1 . The English Alphabet
Lesson . 2 . Parts of Speech
Lesson . 3 . Kinds of Nouns
Lesson . 4 . Kinds of Gender
Lesson . 5 . Singular and Plural Rules
Lesson . 6 . Case in English Grammar
Lesson . 7 . Formation of the possessive case Rules
Lesson . 8 . Use of the possessive case Rules
Lesson . 9 . Kinds of Pronouns
Lesson . 10 . list of personal pronouns
Lesson . 11 . Personal Pronouns Rules
Lesson . 12 . Emphatic and Reflexive Pronouns Rules
Lesson . 13. Indefinite and Distributive pronouns Rules

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