Pronouns Worksheet-19

Pronouns Worksheet-19

 

  1. Pick out the emphatic pronoun in the given sentence:

       The Shahs themselves have decided to adopt her.

A. Shahs             B. The                 C. Her                 D. Themselves

 

  1. Pick out the possessive pronoun in the given sentence:

       “That island is ours,” said George to his cousin Anne.

A. That               B. His                 C. Ours               D. Island

 

  1. Pick out the demonstrative pronoun in the given sentence:

       “This is our island,” said George to his cousin Anne.

A. This                B. Our                C. His                 D. Island

 

  1. Pick out the reflexive pronoun in the given sentence:

       The new girl has come to buy the books herself.

A. Girl                 B. Books             C. Herself          D. New

 

  1. Pick out the demonstrative pronoun in the given sentence:

       This building and that have been built by Pratik Builders.

A. This                B. That               C. Pratik            D. Building

 

  1. Pick out the reflexive pronoun in the given sentence:

       The dog has hurt itself while chasing its enemy.

       A. Dog                B. Its                   C. Itself              D. Enemy

 

  1. Pick out the personal pronoun in the given sentence:

       They have called our neighbours also for the party.

A. They               B. Our                C. Neighbours  D. Party

 

  1. Pick out the demonstrative pronoun in the given sentence:

       Such words like these are like music to my ears.

A. Such               B. These             C. Words           D. My

 

  1. Pick out the Interrogative pronoun in the given sentence:

       Who told you to come here tonight?

A. You                 B. Here               C. Who               D. Tonight

 

  1. Pick out the demonstrative pronoun in the given sentence:

       Whoever told you that was sadly mistaken.

A. Whoever       B. That               C. You                 D. Mistaken

 

Answer Key:

  1. D

Explanation: ‘Themselves’ comes immediately after ‘Shahs’; hence it is an emphatic pronoun.

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Ours’ (not followed by a noun) 'shows possession'; hence it is a possessive pronoun.

  1. A

Explanation: ‘This’ 'points out to' the island; hence it is a demonstrative pronoun.

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Herself’ does not come immediately after ‘girl’; hence it is a reflexive pronoun.

  1. B

Explanation: ‘That’ (not followed by a noun) 'points out to' building; hence it is a demonstrative pronoun.

  1. C

       Explanation: ‘Itself’ does not come immediately after ‘dog’; hence it is a reflexive pronoun.

  1. A

Explanation: ‘They’ is used for the third person; hence it is a personal pronoun.

  1. B

Explanation: ‘These’ (not followed by a noun) 'points out to' ‘words’; hence it is a demonstrative pronoun.

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Who’ 'asks a question'; hence it is an Interrogative pronoun.

  1. B

Explanation: ‘That’ (not followed by a noun) 'points out to' what was told; hence it is a demonstrative pronoun.