This, That, These, Those

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This, That, These, Those - Quiz

Elementary EFL questions about 'this', 'that', 'these' and 'those'.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    John, ___________ is my friend, Anna. Anna, ___________ is John.

    • A.

      This

    • B.

      That

    • C.

      These

    • D.

      Those

    Correct Answer
    A. This
    Explanation
    In the given sentence, "John, ___________ is my friend, Anna. Anna, ___________ is John," the word "this" is the correct answer. "This" is used to refer to someone or something that is close to the speaker or has just been mentioned. In this case, it is used to introduce and refer to Anna as the speaker's friend.

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  • 2. 

    Come and look at ___________ photos.

    • A.

      This

    • B.

      That

    • C.

      These

    • D.

      Those

    Correct Answer
    C. These
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "these". In the sentence, the speaker is inviting someone to look at some specific photos. Since the word "photos" is plural, the correct pronoun to use would be "these" to refer to multiple photos that are in close proximity to the speaker and the listener.

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  • 3. 

    Is ___________ your car over there?

    • A.

      This

    • B.

      That

    • C.

      These

    • D.

      Those

    Correct Answer
    B. That
    Explanation
    The word "that" is the correct answer because it is used to refer to something that is farther away from the speaker. In this question, the speaker is referring to a car that is not close to them, so "that" is the appropriate choice.

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  • 4. 

    Can you go and get ___________ bag, please?

    • A.

      This

    • B.

      That

    • C.

      These

    • D.

      Those

    Correct Answer
    B. That
    Explanation
    The word "that" is the correct answer because it refers to a specific bag that is not near the speaker or the listener. It indicates that the bag being referred to is at a distance from both parties.

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  • 5. 

    Is ___________ your book here?

    • A.

      This

    • B.

      That

    • C.

      These

    • D.

      Those

    Correct Answer
    A. This
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "this" because the question is asking if the book is here, indicating that the book is near the speaker. "This" is used to refer to something that is close to the speaker, while "that" is used to refer to something that is farther away. "These" and "those" are used to refer to multiple objects, which is not specified in the question. Therefore, "this" is the most appropriate choice.

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  • 6. 

    Look at ___________ birds flying in the sky.

    • A.

      This

    • B.

      That

    • C.

      These

    • D.

      Those

    Correct Answer
    D. Those
    Explanation
    The word "those" is the correct answer because it is used to refer to objects or people that are far from the speaker and the listener. In this sentence, the speaker is referring to birds flying in the sky, which are not close to either the speaker or the listener. Therefore, "those" is the appropriate word to use in this context.

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  • 7. 

    ___________ are my children. This is Rose and this is Emily.

    • A.

      This

    • B.

      That

    • C.

      These

    • D.

      Those

    Correct Answer
    C. These
    Explanation
    The word "These" is the correct answer because it is used to refer to objects or people that are near the speaker. In this case, the speaker is introducing their children, Rose and Emily, who are likely standing or sitting close to them. "This" would be used to refer to a singular object or person near the speaker, "That" would be used to refer to a singular object or person farther away from the speaker, and "Those" would be used to refer to multiple objects or people that are farther away from the speaker.

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  • 8. 

    "___________ is my business card. Here you are.""Thank you."

    • A.

      This

    • B.

      That

    • C.

      These

    • D.

      Those

    Correct Answer
    A. This
    Explanation
    In this conversation, the speaker is referring to their business card as they hand it over to someone. The response "Thank you" indicates that the person has received the business card. Since the conversation is happening in the present moment, the correct word to fill in the blank is "This," which refers to something close to the speaker.

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  • 9. 

    Can you bring me ___________ apples?

    • A.

      This

    • B.

      That

    • C.

      These

    • D.

      Those

    Correct Answer
    D. Those
    Explanation
    The word "those" is the correct answer because it is used to refer to objects that are farther away from the speaker and the listener. In this case, the speaker is asking for a specific number of apples that are not close to them or the listener. Therefore, "those" is the appropriate word to use in this context.

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  • 10. 

    ___________ is my new apartment. Please come inside.

    • A.

      This

    • B.

      That

    • C.

      These

    • D.

      Those

    Correct Answer
    A. This
    Explanation
    The word "this" is the correct answer because it refers to something that is close to the speaker or is being mentioned in the present context. In this case, the speaker is referring to their new apartment, which is likely close to them or being discussed in the current conversation.

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