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Section 11.2.5

Interrogative Pronouns

Interrogative pronouns replace unknown nouns in questions. Some common interrogative pronounsare who, whose, what, and which.

What is the clinical name of that compound? [What is the subject of the question.]

Of the two methods, which proved more effective? [Which refers to methods.]

Choose the form of who carefully so that it matches the context of thesentence. See Pronoun Case.

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