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GRAMMAR & STRUCTURE — Exercises
Determiners: Demonstratives

 
 

Answer the following questions to check your knowledge of demonstratives.

Decide if the nouns are near or far.

Example

I would like to buy that table beside the sales assistant.

near
far

The correct answer is "far".



1.

How much are these pictures on the wall beside me?

  near
  far
     
2.

Those sandwiches should be in the fridge.

  near
  far
     
3.

This book in my arms is much heavier than the last one I read.

  near
  far
     
4.

Those exercises in the big yellow exercise book are much more difficult than the ones in the red exercise book.

  near
  far
     
5.

I do not want that computer because I like the computer at my desk.

  near
  far
     
Choose the correct demonstrative for each of the following sentences.
     
6.

If that key does not work, try ______ one.

  this
  that
  these
  those
     
7.

I am not sure where ______ people next door came from.

  this
  that
  these
  those
     
8.

Look at the great flowers here. Have you seen ______ flowers before?

  this
  that
  these
  those
     
9.

______ pencils are much better than the ones I used yesterday.

  this
  that
  these
  those
     
10.

What did you think about ______ test? I thought it was easy.

  this
  that
  these
  those