Types of Pronouns Worksheet-6

Types of Pronouns Worksheet-6

 

Recognise the underlined pronoun:

  1. Who broke the glass?

(A) Demonstrative pronoun           (B) Interrogative pronoun

(C) Personal pronoun                      (D) Possessive pronoun

 

  1. Those pencils are theirs. Give them back.

(A) Personal pronoun                      (B) Demonstrative pronoun

(C) Possessive pronoun                   (D) Interrogative pronoun

 

  1. The dog is very naughty. It chews up the mats.

(A) Personal pronoun                      (B) Possessive pronoun

(C) Demonstrative pronoun           (D) Interrogative pronoun

 

  1. This is a very tiring journey, isn’t it?

(A) Personal pronoun – personal pronoun

(B) Demonstrative pronoun – personal pronoun

(C) Personal pronoun – demonstrative pronoun

(D) Demonstrative pronoun – demonstrative pronoun

 

  1. What is this?

(A) Interrogative pronoun              (B) Demonstrative pronoun

(C) Possessive pronoun                   (D) Personal pronoun

 

  1. One of these pens is mine while the other is his.

(A) Possessive pronoun – personal pronoun

(B) Possessive pronoun – possessive pronoun

(C) Possessive pronoun – demonstrative pronoun

(D) Demonstrative pronoun – personal pronoun

 

Answer Key:

  1. (B)

Exp:  Since a question has been asked it is an Interrogative pronoun.

  1. (C)

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

  1. (A)

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

  1. (B)

Exp:  ‘This’ points to journey and ‘it’ is used for the third person and so they are demonstrative pronoun and personal pronoun.

  1. (A)

Exp:  Since a question has been asked it is an Interrogative pronoun.

  1. (B)

Exp:  Both ‘mine’ and ‘his’ show ownership and hence they are possessive pronouns.