English Language: Elementary School: 1st and 2nd Grade Quiz - Grade 1 Language - Pronouns 1 (Questions)

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‘Katie liked her apple. Katie’s apple was green. Katie was hungry.’ Instead of writing Katie’s name each time, we would write a pronoun instead like this: ‘Katie liked her apple. Her apple was green. She was hungry.’ The words ‘her’ and ‘she’ are pronouns and stop us from repeating her name.

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1. Which word is not a pronoun?
[ ] he
[ ] him
[ ] them
[ ] bus
2. Which word is not a pronoun?
[ ] she
[ ] her
[ ] toy
[ ] they
3. Which of these words is not a pronoun?
[ ] yellow
[ ] us
[ ] they
[ ] we
4. Which word is not a pronoun?
[ ] laugh
[ ] me
[ ] I
[ ] you
5. 'Hannah loved swimming.' Which pronoun could we use to replace 'Hannah'?
[ ] he
[ ] they
[ ] she
[ ] we
6. 'Tom didn't want to eat any vegetables today.' Which pronoun could we use to replace 'Tom'?
[ ] she
[ ] us
[ ] he
[ ] you
7. 'Debbie and Arul climbed the mountain.' Which pronoun could replace both names?
[ ] We
[ ] They
[ ] I
[ ] You
8. 'He told the sailor to put his cap on.' How many pronouns are in that sentence?
[ ] 1
[ ] 2
[ ] 3
[ ] 4
9. 'They said they would play with me but I don't think they will.' How many pronouns are in that sentence?
[ ] 2
[ ] 3
[ ] 4
[ ] 5
10. 'I don't want to play golf with him as he is too good.' Which words are the pronouns in that sentence?
[ ] him, play, golf
[ ] I, him and he
[ ] don't, he, him
[ ] want, good, is
English Language: Elementary School: 1st and 2nd Grade Quiz - Grade 1 Language - Pronouns 1 (Answers)
1. Which word is not a pronoun?
[ ] he
[ ] him
[ ] them
[x] bus
All but the last answer are good pronouns for males (boys).
2. Which word is not a pronoun?
[ ] she
[ ] her
[x] toy
[ ] they
These are all pronouns that can be used for females (girls).
3. Which of these words is not a pronoun?
[x] yellow
[ ] us
[ ] they
[ ] we
The pronouns here are good ways to describe groups of people or more than one person.
4. Which word is not a pronoun?
[x] laugh
[ ] me
[ ] I
[ ] you
'Me' and 'I' are good pronouns to use if you are writing in first person.
5. 'Hannah loved swimming.' Which pronoun could we use to replace 'Hannah'?
[ ] he
[ ] they
[x] she
[ ] we
Swimming has been in the Olympics since 1896.
6. 'Tom didn't want to eat any vegetables today.' Which pronoun could we use to replace 'Tom'?
[ ] she
[ ] us
[x] he
[ ] you
Dark green vegetables are better for you as they contain more Vitamin C than lighter green ones.
7. 'Debbie and Arul climbed the mountain.' Which pronoun could replace both names?
[ ] We
[x] They
[ ] I
[ ] You
Heights of mountains are usually taken from above sea level.
8. 'He told the sailor to put his cap on.' How many pronouns are in that sentence?
[ ] 1
[x] 2
[ ] 3
[ ] 4
'He' and 'his' are the pronouns and the word 'sailor' is a noun.
9. 'They said they would play with me but I don't think they will.' How many pronouns are in that sentence?
[ ] 2
[ ] 3
[ ] 4
[x] 5
The pronouns were three lots of 'they', 'me' and 'I'. There were lots of pronouns in that sentence - imagine if I wrote the character names each time, now that would be a long sentence!
10. 'I don't want to play golf with him as he is too good.' Which words are the pronouns in that sentence?
[ ] him, play, golf
[x] I, him and he
[ ] don't, he, him
[ ] want, good, is
The first place golf was ever played was Scotland.