Each of the following sentences has a word or phrase underlined. Read the sentences carefully and find which part of speech the underlined word belongs to. Indicate your response.
Who took the decision of broadcasting the news at the earliest?
Correct Answer : c ) Interrogative PronounExplanation :
The underlined word is to express possession to whom the decision belongs or who is responsible for making the decision.
The underlined word is used to pose a question.
‘Who’ here is an interrogative pronoun because it is used to pose a question.
It is also used as a relative pronoun. ‘Who’ as a relative pronoun is used to refer to the nearest subject.
Example: The farmers who are protesting at the street are from Punjab.
Hence, (C) is the correct answer.
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