What is an Indefinite Pronoun? - Definition & Examples


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Which parts of speech can indefinite pronouns act as?

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1. Indefinite pronouns allow us to do what in our writing and speaking?

2. What role does the indefinite pronoun take in the following sentence: Someone forgot to close the refrigerator.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to help you test your understanding of indefinite pronouns. Information you'll be assessed on includes identifying examples of indefinite pronouns as well as determining the roles of indefinite pronouns in several multiple choice questions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Role(s) of indefinite pronouns in sentences
  • Indefinite pronoun examples
  • Nature of our writing when using indefinite pronouns

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on indefinite pronouns
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the roles of indefinite pronouns
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about examples of indefinite pronouns and the nature of our writing when using them

Additional Learning

To learn more about grammar and the parts of speech, review the accompanying lesson called What is an Indefinite Pronoun? - Definition & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define the term 'indefinite pronoun' and identify examples
  • Understand the roles and uses of indefinite pronouns
  • Know the rule for matching indefinite pronoun subjects to verbs