The Noun Family: Demonstrative Pronouns

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Pronoun Quizzes & Trivia

A middle school grammar quiz over demonstrative pronouns.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Define a pronoun:
    • A. 

      Takes the place of a noun

    • B. 

      Agrees with the antecedent in number and case

    • C. 

      Is always capitalized

    • D. 

      Both A & B

    • E. 

      Both B & C

  • 2. 
    Define an antecedent:
    • A. 

      The noun that a pronoun replaces

    • B. 

      Any word that is NOT a noun

    • C. 

      Words that end in "-ly"

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    A demonstrative pronoun ...
    • A. 

      Is part of a set of directions or a recipe

    • B. 

      Is always paired with an adjective

    • C. 

      Refers back to a specific noun or pronoun

    • D. 

      Only applies to sports sentences

  • 4. 
    What is the best way to remember demonstrative pronouns?
    • A. 

      Demonstrative pronouns "demonstrate" or "point out" a specific noun or pronoun

    • B. 

      Demonstrative pronouns only apply to "demons" or "evil things"

    • C. 

      Demonstrative pronouns are only used in recipes or sports plays

    • D. 

      Demonstrative pronouns are only used by the guy in the Sham Wow! commercials.

  • 5. 
    Identify the demonstrative pronoun and it's antecedent:Ricky brought this bowl of chips to the party.
    • A. 

      Demonstrative pronoun: this / antecedent: Ricky

    • B. 

      Demonstrative pronoun: this / antecedent: bowl

    • C. 

      Demonstrative pronoun: this / antecedent: chips

    • D. 

      Demonstrative pronoun: this / antecedent: party

  • 6. 
    There are only four words that are demonstrative pronouns.  Identify them:
    • A. 

      His, hers, its, theirs

    • B. 

      Fat, sat, mat, cat

    • C. 

      Red, green, yellow, twelve

    • D. 

      This, that, these, those

  • 7. 
    Identify the demonstrative pronoun and it's antecedent:Those girls loved to watch "Cake Boss."
    • A. 

      Demonstrative pronoun: those / antecedent: girls

    • B. 

      Demonstrative pronoun: those / antecedent: loved

    • C. 

      Demonstrative pronoun: those / antecedent: loved

    • D. 

      Demonstrative pronoun: those / antecedent: watch