Demonstrative Pronouns: Definition & Examples


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This, those, that, and these are demonstrative pronouns, but they are also demonstrative adjectives. Which of the following statements describes the difference between the two?

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1. Which of the following sentences is written with the INCORRECT FORM of pronoun subject-verb agreement?

2. Which of the following is showing a demonstrative pronoun?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet to challenge yourself on demonstrative pronouns. The quiz will ask students questions about demonstrative pronouns themselves and when/how they can be used correctly.

Quiz & Worksheet

People who take this quiz/worksheet can expect questions on:

  • Demonstratives as pronouns
  • Correct pronoun subject/verb agreement
  • Demonstratives as adjectives

Skills Practiced

Students that have completed this quiz/worksheet will have improved the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - draw the most important information from the associated lesson on demonstratives
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, like demonstratives
  • Distinguishing differences - differentiate between demonstratives as pronouns and as adjectives
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to use correct pronoun subject/verb agreement

Additional Learning

Students who want to know more can take a peek at the accompanying lesson, Demonstrative Pronouns: Definition & Examples. It will focus on these objectives and goals:

  • Define demonstrative pronouns
  • Distinguish pronouns that tell 'which' from those that tell 'where'
  • Determine when to use 'this' and 'these'
  • Decide when to use 'that' and 'those'
  • Differentiate between demonstratives as pronouns and demonstratives as adjectives
  • Understand subject/verb agreement with demonstratives
  • Learn how demonstrative pronouns position a person or thing in time and space