Types of Pronouns Worksheet-1

Types of Pronouns Worksheet-1

A pronoun is a word that replaces a noun or noun phrase.

If we only used nouns to refer to people, animals and things, our sentences, both spoken and written, would be very long and tedious.

Yesterday I went to Sarita’s house. Sarita was cooking when I reached her house. Sarita cooked very tasty biriyani.

OR

Yesterday I went to Sarita’s house. She was cooking when I reached there. She cooked very tasty biriyani.

Types of pronouns

Personal pronouns: - I, me, mine, you, your, yours, he, him, his, she, her, hers, it, one, we, they

 

Possessive pronounsyours, mine, his,  hers, ours, theirs

Reflexive pronouns – myself, yourself, himself, herself, itself, ourselves, yourselves, themselves

Demonstrative pronouns – this, that, these, those

Interrogative pronouns – whom, whose, who, what, which, “whatsoever” and “whichever”

Relative pronouns – who, whom, whose, which, that

Indefinite pronouns – all, any, someone, somebody, something, anyone, anybody, anything, everyone, no one

Reciprocal pronouns – one another, each other

 

Recognise the underlined pronoun:

  1. I am eleven years old.

(A) Demonstrative pronoun           (B) Personal pronoun

(C) Possessive pronoun                   (D) Interrogative pronoun

 

  1. That is Sunita. She is my friend.

(A) Personal pronoun                      (B) Demonstrative pronoun

(C) Interrogative pronoun              (D) Possessive pronoun

 

  1. That is my house.

(A) Personal pronoun                      (B) Possessive pronoun

(C) Demonstrative pronoun           (D) Interrogative pronoun

 

  1. This doll is mine.

(A) Possessive pronoun                  (B) Demonstrative pronoun

(C) Interrogative pronoun              (D) Personal pronoun

 

  1. Which is this place?

(A) Possessive pronoun                  (B) Interrogative pronoun

(C) Demonstrative pronoun           (D) Personal pronoun

 

  1. Give me some butter, please.

(A) Personal pronoun                      (B) Interrogative pronoun

(C) Demonstrative pronoun           (D) Possessive pronoun

 

  1. These are very sweet mangoes.

(A) Demonstrative pronoun          (B) Interrogative pronoun 

(C) Personal pronoun                      (D) Possessive pronoun

 

  1. He is very a tall man.

(A) Demonstrative pronoun           (B) Personal pronoun

(C) Interrogative pronoun              (D) Possessive pronoun

 

  1. These new dresses are hers.

(A) Personal pronoun                      (B) Demonstrative pronoun

(C) Interrogative pronoun              (D) Possessive pronoun

 

  1. Whose is this book?

(A) Personal pronoun                      (B) Interrogative pronoun

(C) Demonstrative pronoun           (D) Possessive pronoun

 

Answer Key

  1. (B)

Exp:  ‘I’ is used for the first person and so it is a personal pronoun.

  1. (A)

Exp:  ‘She’ is used for the third person singular so it is a personal pronoun.

  1. (C)

Exp:  ‘That’ is a pointer to house and so it is a demonstrative pronoun.

  1. (A)

Exp:  ‘Mine’ is used to show ownership.

  1. (B)

Exp:  Since a question is asked this is an Interrogative pronoun.

  1. (A)

Exp:  ‘Me’ is used for the first person and so it is a personal pronoun.

  1. (A)

Exp:  ‘These’ points to the mangoes and so it is a demonstrative pronoun.

  1. (B)

Exp:  ‘He’ is used for the third person and so it is a personal pronoun.

  1. (D)

Exp:  ‘Hers’ shows ownership and so it is a possessive pronoun.

  1. (B)

Exp:  Since a question is asked the pronoun is an Interrogative pronoun.