What Are Interrogative Adverbs?
We use interrogative adverbs to ask questions about different things.
When Do We Use Interrogative Adverbs?
Interrogative adverbs are used at the beginning of a question to ask about something. When using an interrogative adverb, the verb comes before the subject, meaning that the subject and verb must be inverted.
I am leaving at noon. →
I am going to school. →
I am crying because I am sad. →
It's M-I-K-E. →
Using 'How' to Ask Questions
We can use 'how' in four different ways:
- By itself
- With adjectives
- With 'much' and 'many'
- With adverbs
1. We can use 'how' alone to ask questions about the manner of an action or event.
2. We can use 'how' with adjectives such as 'tall, old, etc.' to ask questions about those adjectives:
3. We can use 'how many' and 'how much' to ask questions about the quantity or amount of something:
4. We can use 'how' with other adverbs such as 'often, fast, etc.' to ask questions:
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