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Indefinite Pronouns Quiz

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1. An indefinite pronoun takes the place of a _______ person, thing or amount.

specific
non-specific
particular
a) specific b) non-specific c) particular

2. Which is a list of indefinite pronouns?

who, what, which
some, neither, everyone
those, theirs, whose
a) who, what, which b) some, neither, everyone c) those, theirs, whose

3. Which indefinite pronoun can complete this sentence? "I thought we'd run out of sugar, but I found _______ ."

little
some
any
a) little b) some c) any

4. Which indefinite pronoun can replace the one in this sentence without changing the meaning? "I knocked but nobody answered."

no-one
somebody
nothing
a) no-one b) somebody c) nothing

5. In which sentence is "one" an indefinite pronoun?

"I'll have one glass of beer, please."
"Can I buy you one?"
"Sure. But just the one."
a) "I'll have one glass of beer, please." b) "Can I buy you one?" c) "Sure. But just the one."

6. Which contains a plural indefinite pronoun?

One's big and one's small.
One's big and the other's small.
One's big and the others are small.
a) One's big and one's small. b) One's big and the other's small. c) One's big and the others are small.

7. Complete with the correct indefinite pronoun: "They all got tired and _______ fell asleep."

much
anyone
many
a) much b) anyone c) many

8. Complete with the correct indefinite pronoun: "She tried both, but she didn't like _______ ."

either
neither
any
a) either b) neither c) any

9. Which is correct? "There are ten teams, and _______ has its own team colours."

each
every
some
a) each b) every c) some

10. Which common phrase only contains one indefinite pronoun?

Less is more
Enough is enough
Better than nothing
a) Less is more b) Enough is enough c) Better than nothing

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