Indefinite Pronouns Exercises (With Printable PDF)

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There are plenty of pronouns to learn and use in your writing. Let’s have a short review of indefinite pronouns in this guide, shall we? Learn its definition, examples, and functions in sentences. Then, challenge yourself to an indefinite pronoun worksheet I made to measure your knowledge of the topic.

What Are Indefinite Pronouns?

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Indefinite pronouns are a type of pronoun that doesn’t identify what it refers to. Someone, anything, everybody, and nothing are all indefinite pronouns.

Here’s a list of singular indefinite pronouns used with singular verbs.

  • Another
  • Anybody
  • Anyone
  • Anything
  • Each
  • Either
  • Enough
  • Everyone
  • Everybody
  • Everything
  • Less
  • Little
  • Much
  • Neither
  • Nobody
  • No one
  • Nothing
  • One
  • Other
  • Somebody
  • Someone
  • Something

Here are some plural indefinite pronouns that go with plural verbs

  • Both
  • Few
  • Many
  • Others
  • Several

Like other pronouns, indefinite pronouns can be subjects or objects in sentences. For example:

  • Everything looks amazing.
  • I like everything about you.
Indefinite Pronouns Exercise #1

Indefinite Pronouns Exercise #1

Choose the letter of the correct answer.

Which is not a plural indefinite pronoun?
Which sentence shows an indefinite pronoun as a subject?
What is an indefinite pronoun?
Which sentence shows an indefinite pronoun as an object?
Which of these is not a singular indefinite pronoun?
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Indefinite Pronouns Exercise #2

Indefinite Pronouns Exercise #2

Choose the best indefinite pronoun from the choices below that will complete each sentence.
(Nothing, anything, everyone, nobody, no one, both)
Example: _______ is allowed to go inside the room. Answer: No one

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Indefinite Pronouns Exercise #3

Indefinite Pronouns Exercise #3

Choose the correct forms of the verbs that agree with the indefinite pronoun subject.
Example: Everyone (like, likes) talking to Margie. Answer: likes

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Be Pronoun-Proficient

By now, you should know what an indefinite pronoun is and how to use it in sentences. Some indefinite pronouns are singular, requiring singular verbs. Meanwhile, others are plural and require plural verbs.

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