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Adjetivos interrogativos

¿Cuáles son los adjetivos interrogativos? Son: whose, what, which, where, why y how. Modifican los nombres y se utilizan en las interrogaciones.

Whose: indica posesión

  • Whose diary is that lying on the floor?
  • I haven’t got a clue whose phone it is?

What: se utiliza para pedir información general

  • What is her name?
  • What school do you go to?
  • What time is it?
  • What can I buy for two euros?

Which: se utiliza para especificar

  • Which pencil would you prefer, the black or the white one?
  • Which country is the largest in the world?
  • Which type of personality do you have?
  • I like towns which are small and cosy.
  • Jane wants to find a job which she would like.

Where: se utiliza para indicar dirección

  • Where does Jacob live?
  • Where is Thomas? I haven’t seen him all day.
  • Where does jean live?
  • I have no idea where we’re going.
  • He doesn’t care where it is.

Why: busca la razón o explicación

  • Why is the sky blue?
  • Why is there something rather than nothing?
  • Why is Samuel arriving late today?
  • I don’t know why he came to the party.

How: interroga sobre cómo se realiza algo

  • How does Maria manage her life?
  • How does the system of government work in your country?
  • I know how they got rich.
  • He can find out how he started his company.