A reflexive pronoun is formed by adding ‘‘-self’’ or ‘‘-selves’’ to a personal
➲ Reflexive pronouns
include the first-person pronouns, myself and ourselves.
The second-person pronouns are yourself and yourselves. The
third-person pronouns are himself, herself, itself, and themselves.
The young lady carried in all her packages by herself.
They relied upon themselves to finish the daunting task.
Will he remember to help himself to the food on the table?
➲ Demonstrative pronouns point out a specific person, place, thing, or
idea. This, that, these, and those are demonstrative pronouns.
This birthday card is intriguing.
These crossword puzzles sure are stumpers!
Are those stars always visible to us?
➲ Interrogative pronouns introduce questions. What, which, who,
whom, and whose are interrogative pronouns.
Whose bicycle is this?
Which of these is the correct answer, Paula?
Whom did you ask to watch your dog while you went on vacation?
Tips to succeed in GATE Exam
Current Affairs play leading role in the Civil Service main exam. Students try to buy many current affairs magazine and they think they studied more instead of that studied from one magazine and be a regular reader of newspaper. Whatever you read, try to make note of it, It helps to revise. Without revising you cannot remember the points. Study previous years question paper and try to analyse what type of questions have been asked from current affairs. See whether there is any change in asking questions from one year to another.