Monday, 17 August 2020

English Grammar - A Worksheet on Pronouns For Class 6, 7 and 8 (#pronouns)(#eduvictors)(#englishgrammar)

English Grammar - A Worksheet on Pronouns For Class 6, 7 and 8 

English Grammar - A Worksheet on Pronouns For Class 6, 7 and 8  (#pronouns)(#eduvictors)(#englishgrammar)

A pronoun is a word used in the place of noun. 

Q1: In the following sentences, underline the subject pronouns and circle the object pronouns.

①  We thanked her for the delicious supper.
②  She regularly consults her accountant for taxation.
③  It is a beautiful doll.
④  We gave them gifts and souvenirs.
⑤  They organised the event.


Following are the kinds of pronouns:
   - Personal
   - Possessive
   - Demonstrative
   - Relative
   - Interrogative
   - Reflexive and Emphatic
   - Distributive
   - Indefinite


Subjective personal pronouns are: I, You, We, He, She, They.

Objective personal pronouns are: Me,  you, us, him, her, them.


Q2: Identify the type of personal pronouns used in the following sentences. 

① I baked the cake.
② The cake was baked by me.
③ They lit the fire.
④ The fire was lit by them.


The pronouns that show possession are called possessive pronouns. Words like mine, its, his, hers, theirs, ours, yours are all possessive pronouns.


Q3: Underline the possessive pronouns in the following sentences.

① The keys with red tag are mine. 
② That is my book but this one is hers. 
③ That idea of yours is excellent.
④ We booked this table yesterday. It is ours.


Pronouns like that, this, these and those refer to specific things and hence are called demonstrative pronouns.
- near in distance or time (this, these)
- far in distance or time (that, those)


Q4: Identify and underline the demonstrative pronouns in the following sentences:
① Those were the days!
② Have you seen this?
③ That was tasty.
④ Do you like these?


The pronouns that are used to ask questions are called interrogative pronouns.
Commonly used interrogative pronouns are: who, whom, whose, what, which etc.


Q5: Identify and underline interrogative pronouns are: 
  ① What is your name? 
  ② Whom did you see last night?
  ③ Which is the road you like to take? 
  ④ Which is the car that hit you?


Indefinite pronouns that the pronouns that do not point to a pecific person, place or thing.
Examples are: Somebody, anybody, everybody, everything, another, someone, none, something etc.


Q6: Fill in the blanks with suitable indefinite pronouns in the following sentences. 

  ① _______ has taken my book. 
  ② This ice cream is tasty. Can I have ________?
  ③ You looks very weak. Have you eaten _______ in last two days?
  ④ They are very poor now. They lost ________ in the earthquake last year.


Reflexive Pronouns
When action of the subject reflects or turns back on the subject itself are called reflexive pronouns.
e.g. He injured himself. 
'Himself; is the reflexive pronoun in the above sentence.

The choice of reflexive pronoun depends on the personal pronoun used. Here are a few examples:

Personal pronoun Reflexive pronoun
   I (singular)     myself
   you (singular)     yourself
   you (plural)     yourselves
   they (plural)     themselves
   he/she (singular)     himself/herself
   it (singular)     itself
   we (plural)     ourselves


Emphatic Pronoun
A pronoun used to convey emphasis is called emphatic pronoun. They are used along with personal pronouns.
e.g. I myself locked the door. (myself is the emphatic pronoun here.)


Q7: Read the following sentences, identify the underlined pronoun is reflexive pronoun or emphatic pronoun.

  ① Can you do this job by yourself
  ② Raghu himself packed the bag.
  ③ They themselves completed the assignment. 
  ④ She cannot reach here by herself.


Distributive Pronouns
Distributive pronouns indicate whether persons or things are taken one ata time or in separate groups
For Example: 
'Each' of them take part in the game.
'Either' of the two roads leads to Ambala.

Relative Pronouns
Pronouns that link a phrase or a clause to another in a sentence are called relative pronouns.
e.g. Who, which, whom, that, whose, What...

I thanked the man 'who' saved my son.


Rules for Usage of Relative Pronouns

 ❑ Who and whom is used to refer to human beings,
 ❑ Which is used to refer to things, animals and plants.
 ❑ That can be used for both humans and things.


Q8: Choose the correct option (relative pronoun) and fill in the blanks:
    Mahatma Gandhi, ________ a legendary figure, was born in Porbandar.
i. who 
ii. whose 
iii. which
     The cafe __________ is famous for cold coffee is not far from here.
    i. whom 
    ii which 
    iii. where
     He is a banker ________ no one trusts.
    i. who 
    ii. whom 
    iii. which
    The girl ________ books I borrowed is my classmate.
    i.  who 
    ii.  whom 
    iii. whose


Answers:
1: ① We - Subject Pornoun (SP)
         her - Object Pronoun (OP)
    ②  She - SP, her - OP 
    ③  It - SP 
    ④  We - SP, them - OP 
    ⑤  They - SP

2: ① I - Subjective Personal Pronoun (SPP)
    ② me - Objective Personal Pronoun (OPP)
    ③ They - SPP
    ④ them - OPP

3: ① mine
    ② hers 
    ③ yours
    ④ ours

4: 
   ① Those 
   ② this
   ③ that
   ④ these

5: 
   ① What 
   ② Whom
   ③ Which
   ④ Which


6: 
  ① Someone/somebody 
  ② another
  ③ anything
  ④ everything


7:   
  ① reflexive
  ② emphatic
  ③ emphatic
  ④ reflexive

8:
   ① i. who
   ② ii which
   ③ ii. whom
   ④ iii. whose


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