Daily Grammar

Quiz for Lessons 21-30

Parts of Speech - Pronouns

Instructions: Find each pronoun. Tell if it is personal, relative, demonstrative, indefinite, or interrogative. List the antecedent if there is one. For each personal pronoun tell if it is possessive, intensive, or reflexive.

1. He himself had helped my mother do something.

He himself had helped my mother do something.
  -- He - personal pronoun
  -- himself - personal pronoun (intensive)
  -- my - personal pronoun (possessive)
  -- He is the antecedent for himself.

2. Which is the right room for this?

Which is the right room for this?
  -- Which - interrogative pronoun
  -- this - demonstrative pronoun

3. These are mine. Whose are these?

These are mine. Whose are these?
  -- These - demonstrative pronoun
  -- mine - personal pronoun (possessive)
  -- Whose - interrogative pronoun
  -- these - demonstrative pronoun

4. This is the book that I would recommend to you.

This is the book that I would recommend to you.
  -- This - demonstrative pronoun
  -- that - relative pronoun
  -- I and you - personal pronouns

5. Everyone has talents. Some have many. No one has none.

Everyone has talents.  Some have manyNo one has none .
  -- Everyone, Some, many, No one, and none - indefinite pronouns

6. He found himself lost in his dream.

He found himself lost in his dream.
  -- He - personal pronoun
  -- himself - personal pronoun (reflexive)
  -- his - personal pronoun
  -- He is the antecedent for himself and his.

7. I myself heard him blame himself in front of everybody.

I myself heard him blame himself in front of everybody.
  -- I - personal pronoun
  -- myself - personal pronoun (intensive)
  -- him - personal pronoun
  -- himself - personal pronoun (reflexive)
  -- everybody - indefinite pronoun
  -- I is the antecedent for myself, and him is the antecedent for himself.

8. Neither of them has anyone who will help us.

Neither of them has anyone who will help us.
  -- Neither - indefinite pronoun
  -- them - personal pronoun
  -- anyone - indefinite pronoun
  -- who - relative pronoun
  -- us - personal pronoun

9. Who would have guessed that that was wrong?

Who would have guessed that that was wrong?
  -- Who - interrogative pronoun
  -- that - relative pronoun
  -- that - demonstrative pronoun

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