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Indefinite pronouns

(intermediate level)

Find the best answer(s):

  1

Cathy's grandmother has ____ nuts in her pantry.

lots of
plenty of
a heap of



  2

I'm sorry I can't give you any flour as there is ____ left.

no any
not one
neither
none



  3

He said he couldn't see ____ the stage from where he was sitting.

a bit of
bit of
a bit



  4

Sheila is worried about the party because she hasn't got ____ wine in.

no
much
any
one



  5

'Have you ever tried curried lobster?'
'Yes, ____ times.'

much
more
many
any
several



  6

Dora has always got ____ asparagus in the fridge as it's Tony's favourite food.

few
a few
some
any



  7

We've got ____ strawberries, but will there be enough eggs for the cake?

a few
few
some
any



  8

Can you give me a slice of cheese and ____ bread and butter? I'm so hungry.

few
a few
some
any
a
a piece
a piece of



  9

We've got some peaches and pears here but not ____ .

a few
much
many
a good many
a lot of



10

She says she grows a few vegetables. But she'd like to grow ____ more.

much
many
a lot



11

____ Tony's sisters want him to invite their husbands to the party.

Each
Each of
Both
Both the
Both of
Both of the



12

Grandma gave the children ____ a pear.

every
each
all



13

We tried a couple of strange meals in China. ____ was stranger than the last.

Each
Each one



14

Each of the girls said it was mother's curded pancakes that ____ liked best.

she
they



15

Dinner is sure to be delicious ____ time Cathy is in charge of cooking.

each
every



16

They have a large Christmas supper almost ____ year.

each
every



17

Could you give me ____ more of that nice apricot pie you cooked yesterday.

several
little
a little
a deal



18

We must go shopping as there is ____ food left in the fridge.

little
a little



19

I wondered why she was worried as there were ____ coconuts left for the guests.

several
a number of
a few



20

I'm sorry but I don't stock mussels. ____ people like them in this country.

Few
A few
Several
A lot of



21

Dora's muffins were so tasty that ____ anybody refused to take a second go.

nearly
almost
hardly



22

There were such ____ people in the pub that I could hardly see you.

a lot of
a crowd of
numerous
too many



23

____ plates that she brought us were so dirty that we left the restaurant.

Either
Every
Both



24

____ of Sheila's cakes was any good.

Either
Neither
Both
A few



25

Dora made a lovely steak ____ like the one that was your wife's speciality.

some
any
something
anything



26

We used to see ____ Dora before she moved out of this block of flats.

more of
a lot of
much
many times
much of



27

Neither ____ would have been worth us going in to have a meal.

restaurant
of the pubs



28

I regret trying her beefsteak. Half the meat was burnt and ____ too tough.

half was
enough



29

I'm sorry I must go home now. I've had enough ____ and I'm very sleepy.

wine
of your wine



30

I'm afraid we haven't got ____ bread to make sandwiches for the guests.

plenty
any
enough
enough of



31

Tommy's birthday cake wasn't ____ for him to give a piece of it to his cousin.

big enough
enough big
plenty enough



32

We haven't got ____ bananas to let the children eat any of them.

ripe enough
enough ripe



33

We haven't alue="Wrong, try again.">airliner
flight list



17

____ are always announced by loudspeakers in the departure lounge.

Delays
Adverts
Commercials



18

Sorry dear, I couldn't arrive a day earlier because our flight was ____ .

delayed
cancelled



19

Cathz said she wasn't a bit excited when they had a(n) ____ landing.

bumpy
forced
emergency



20

'We had a dreadful flight last summer.'
'Why? Did you have to use the ____ ?'

paper bag
sickness bag

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