Interrogative Pronouns - Exercises

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Exercises

Write questions asking about the underlined part of the sentence.

  1. Velázquez pintó Las Meninas.
    [Velázquez painted Las Meninas.|Who painted Las Meninas? ]|asking about the subject, which is a person → quién
  2. Estoy buscando un bolígrafo.
    [I’m looking for a pen.|What are you looking for?/What am I looking for?]|asking about the direct object, which is a thing → qué
  3. He elegido el azul.
    [I chose the blue one.|Which one did you choose?]|asking about a selection made from among several options → cuál
  4. Mis amigos vinieron a la fiesta.
    [My friends came to the party.|Who came to the party?]|asking about multiple people → quiénes (quién is also possible, but in that case the verb would have to be in the 3rd person singular)
  5. Estoy en la playa con mi primo.
    [I'm at the beach with my cousin.|With whom are you/am I at the beach?]|asking about the prepositional object (with), which is a person → con quién

Choose the correct relative pronoun.

  1. De estos tres vestidos ¿ te gusta más?[Which of these three dresses do you like the best?]|asking about a selection made from among several options → cuál
  2. ¿ es este cuaderno?[Whose is this notebook?]|asking about a prepositional object (possession/belonging), which is a person → de quién
  3. ¿ son esas personas?[Who are these people?]|asking about multiple people (plural) → quiénes
  4. ¿ haces esta tarde?[What are you doing this afternoon?]|asking about a direct object → qué
  5. ¿ son los principales ríos de España?[Which are the main rivers in Spain?]|asking about a selection made from among several options → cuáles