The Noun Family: Indefinite Pronouns

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A middle school grammar quiz over indefinite pronouns.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    An indefinite pronoun ...
    • A. 

      Matches a noun in number and person

    • B. 

      Refers to generalized (non-specific) nouns

    • C. 

      Can stand alone as a sentence

    • D. 

      Both A & B

    • E. 

      Both B & C

  • 2. 
    Choose the indefinite pronoun from the sentence below:Jack said he needed someone to help carry water, and Jill said she would.
    • A. 

      He

    • B. 

      Someone

    • C. 

      Jill

    • D. 

      She

    • E. 

      Jack

  • 3. 
    Define a pronoun:
    • A. 

      Takes the place of a noun

    • B. 

      Always capitalized

    • C. 

      Agrees in number and case with the antecedent

    • D. 

      Both A & B

    • E. 

      Both A & C

  • 4. 
    Define an antecedent:
    • A. 

      Noun that a pronoun replaces

    • B. 

      Specific indefinite pronouns

    • C. 

      A non-pronoun

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    Identify the indefinite pronoun(s):The boys looked at each other after Mr. Miller caught them shooting spit wads.
    • A. 

      Boys

    • B. 

      Each other

    • C. 

      Mr. Miller

    • D. 

      Them

    • E. 

      Spit wads

  • 6. 
    What is the best way to remember indefinite pronouns?
    • A. 

      Indefinite means "not certain" and indefinite pronouns refer to 'not specific" persons, places, or things

    • B. 

      Indefinite means "endless" and indefinite pronouns go on forever and ever

    • C. 

      Indefinite means "for real" and indefinite pronouns only take the place of proper nouns

    • D. 

      Indefinite means "in your face" and indefinite pronouns are only Yo Momma insults

  • 7. 
    Identify the indefinite pronoun.Gayle was surprised at everything in the store was part of the 30% off sale.
    • A. 

      Gayle

    • B. 

      Everything

    • C. 

      In

    • D. 

      Part

    • E. 

      Sale