Interrogative & Demonstrative Pronouns Quiz

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How good is your English grammar? Would you like to take this "interrogative & demonstrative pronouns quiz" and test your knowledge? An interrogative pronoun is a pronoun that is used in asking questions. A demonstrative pronoun is meant by a pronoun that is used to point to specific people or things. So, here are some questions that will see whether you are able to choose the correct option for the questions that are based on these two pronoun forms. Let's see if you can!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    _______ will the choir director choose?

    • A.

      Who

    • B.

      Whom

    Correct Answer
    A. Who
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Who" because it is used as the subject of the sentence. In this case, the choir director is the one who will be doing the choosing, so "Who" is the appropriate pronoun to use. "Whom" is used as the object of a sentence, so it would not be correct in this context.

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  • 2. 

    The winner was ______

    • A.

      Who

    • B.

      Whom

    Correct Answer
    A. Who
    Explanation
    The word "who" is used as the subject of a sentence, while "whom" is used as the object. In the given sentence, "The winner was..." requires a subject to complete the sentence. Therefore, the correct answer is "who" as it functions as the subject pronoun.

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  • 3. 

    _____ Discovered the valuable hope diamond?

    • A.

      Who

    • B.

      Whom

    Correct Answer
    A. Who
    Explanation
    The word "who" is used as the subject of a sentence, while "whom" is used as the object. In this case, "who" is the correct choice because it is referring to the person who discovered the hope diamond.

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  • 4. 

    "______ did you say was the winner of the last match?"

    • A.

      Who

    • B.

      Whom

    • C.

      Whose

    • D.

      Which

    Correct Answer
    A. Who
    Explanation
    The interrogative pronoun "who" is used to ask about the subject of a sentence, in this case, the person who was the winner. "Whom" is used for objects, "whose" indicates possession, and "which" is typically for objects or animals. "Who" is correct as it inquires about a subject, the winner.

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  • 5. 

    For _____ was the house built?

    • A.

      Who

    • B.

      Whom

    Correct Answer
    B. Whom
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Whom." "Whom" is used as the object of a verb or preposition, while "who" is used as the subject. In the given question, "whom" is the correct choice because it is the object of the preposition "for." The question is asking for the recipient of the action of building the house, making "whom" the appropriate pronoun to use.

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  • 6. 

    ______ makes the best apple strudel?

    • A.

      Who

    • B.

      Whom

    Correct Answer
    A. Who
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Who." In this question, we are asking for the subject of the sentence, which is the person or entity that makes the best apple strudel. "Who" is the appropriate pronoun to use when referring to the subject of a sentence. "Whom" is used when referring to the object of a sentence.

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  • 7. 

    _____ are these mittens?

    • A.

      Who's

    • B.

      Whose

    Correct Answer
    B. Whose
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Whose." In this question, we are asking about the ownership or possession of the mittens. "Whose" is the possessive form of "who" and is used to inquire about ownership. Therefore, "Whose" is the appropriate word to use in this context.

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  • 8. 

    ______ are the rules of the game.

    • A.

      That

    • B.

      Those

    Correct Answer
    B. Those
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Those." In this sentence, the word "rules" is plural, so it should be paired with the plural pronoun "Those." "That" is used for singular nouns.

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  • 9. 

    ______ are the kinds of mistakes that I keep making

    • A.

      This

    • B.

      These

    Correct Answer
    B. These
    Explanation
    The word "these" is the correct answer because it refers to multiple mistakes, indicating that the speaker keeps making more than one kind of mistake.

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  • 10. 

    _____ is the second day in a row of record-breaking heat.

    • A.

      This here

    • B.

      This

    Correct Answer
    B. This
  • 11. 

    Give _____ a try; I think you'll like them.

    • A.

      These

    • B.

      These here

    Correct Answer
    A. These
    Explanation
    The phrase "Give _____ a try; I think you'll like them" indicates that the speaker is recommending something to the listener. The word "these" fits perfectly in the blank as it refers to a specific set of things that the speaker believes the listener will enjoy. It suggests that the speaker has a positive opinion about the items and wants the listener to give them a chance.

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  • 12. 

    For ____ was the message intended?

    • A.

      Who

    • B.

      Whom

    Correct Answer
    B. Whom
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Whom." In this question, "Whom" is the correct choice because it is used as the object of the preposition "for." When asking about the intended recipient of a message, "Whom" is the appropriate pronoun to use. "Who," on the other hand, is used as the subject of a sentence or question.

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  • 13. 

    ____ is this tape recorder?

    • A.

      Who's

    • B.

      Whose

    Correct Answer
    B. Whose
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Whose." This is because "Whose" is used to indicate possession or ownership. In this context, the question is asking about the ownership of the tape recorder.

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  • 14. 

    For ___ are we waiting?

    • A.

      Who

    • B.

      Whom

    Correct Answer
    B. Whom
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Whom." In this question, "whom" is used as the object of the preposition "for." When asking about the person we are waiting for, "whom" is the appropriate pronoun to use. "Who" is used as the subject of a sentence or question, while "whom" is used as the object.

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  • 15. 

    Your favorite quarter back is _______?

    • A.

      Who

    • B.

      Whom

    Correct Answer
    A. Who
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Who." In this question, we are asking for the subject of the sentence, which refers to the person being talked about. "Who" is used to refer to the subject, while "whom" is used for the object of a sentence. Since we are asking about the favorite quarterback, who is the subject, "Who" is the appropriate pronoun to use in this context.

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