Pronouns

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1. 

What is a personal pronoun?

 

Have different forms to show person, number, and gender.

 
2. 

What is a first person personal pronoun?

 

Shows who is speaking.

 
3. 

What are some examples of first person personal pronouns?

 

I, Me, We, and Us

 
4. 

What is a second person personal pronoun?

 

Shows who is being spoken to.

 
5. 

What is the second person personal pronoun?

 

You

 
6. 

What is a third person personal pronoun?

 

Shows who or what is being spoken about.

 
7. 

What are some examples of third person personal pronouns?

 

He, Him, She, Her, It, They, and Them

 
8. 

What is a possessive pronoun?

 

Replaces a possessive noun.

 
9. 

What are the first person singular possessive pronouns?

 

My and Mine

 
10. 

What are the first person plural possessive pronouns?

 

Our and Ours

 
11. 

What are the second singular possessive pronouns?

 

Your and Yours

 
12. 

What are the second plural possessive pronouns?

 

Your and Yours

 
13. 

What are the third person possessive pronouns?

 

His, Her, Hers, and Its

 
14. 

What are the third person possessive pronouns?

 

Their and Theirs

 
15. 

What is a pronoun antecedent?

 

The noun that the pronoun replaces.

 
16. 

What is a pronoun antecedent?

 

The noun that the pronoun replaces.

 
17. 

What is the pronoun and the pronoun's antecedent in the sentence below: The radio is old, but it works well.

 

Pronoun: it Antecedent: radio

 
18. 

What is the pronoun and the pronoun's antecedent in the sentence below: Keith finished his work.

 

Pronoun: his Antecedent: Keith

 
19. 

What is nominative case?

 

Subject pronouns are in the nominative case. Use the nominative case for pronouns used as subjects and predicate pronouns.

 
20. 

What is objective case?

 

Object pronouns are in the objective case. Use the objective case for pronouns used as direct objects and indirect objects and as objects of prepositions.

 
21. 

What are interrogative pronouns?

 

A pronoun used to form a question.

 
22. 

What are some examples of interrogative pronouns?

 

Who, What, and Which

 
23. 

What are demonstrative pronouns?

 

A pronoun that points out something.

 
24. 

What are some examples of demonstrative pronouns?

 

This, That, These, and Those

 
25. 

What is an indefinite pronoun?

 

Does not refer to a specific person or thing.

 
26. 

What are some examples of singular indefinite pronouns?

 

another, everbody, nothing, anybody, anyone, anything, one, other, no one, nobody.....

 
27. 

What are the plural indefinite pronouns?

 

both, few, many, ones, others, and several

 
28. 

What indefinite pronouns are both singular and plural?

 

all, any, most, none, and some

 
29. 

What are reflexive pronouns?

 

They end in -self or -selves and refers to the subeject of the sentence. It generally cannot be left out of the sentence.

 
30. 

What are the singular reflexive pronouns?

 

myself, himself, itself, yourself, and herself

 
31. 

What are the plural reflexive pronouns?

 

ourselves, yourselves, and themselves

 
32. 

What are intensive pronouns?

 

They end in -self and -selves and emphasizes a word in the sentence.

 
33. 

What are the singular intensive pronouns?

 

myself, herself, yourself, itself, and himself

 
34. 

What are the plural intensive pronouns?

 

ourselves, yourselves, and themselves