Grammar Quiz

Pronoun Antecedent Agreement Quiz


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Dad spoke to James and me about the mess. He told ______ to clean it up.

A. him

B. we

C. us

D. them


My little brother left when he saw the spiders. ____________ is afraid of ____________.

A. Him, them

B. He, them

C. She, them

D. They, them


Melanie was injured in a bicycle accident. ______ broke her wrist.

A. It

B. He

C. She

D. They


I looked everywhere for Sarah. _____ was nowhere to be found.

A. her

B. he

C. she

D. him


Ben and Scott joined Bob and me for a set of tennis. _________ beat ________ by two games.

A. She, us

B. Them, we

C. They, us

D. Us, them


What is the pronoun and in the sentence? (antecedent is underlined)

Any child who wants to go on the field trip must bring in a permission slip signed by his or her parents.

A. field trip

B. his or her

C. permission slip

D. signed by


The noun in which a pronoun refers to is called a ….

A. pronoun

B. linking verb

C. antecedent

D. action verb


Alberto and I joined the science club.l _________ go every Friday after school.

A. we

B. us

C. they

D. them


If Tito’s Taco Palace continues to increase _____ prices, Samantha won’t be able to afford the cheapest lunch burrito

A. their

B. its

C. his or her


A critically, bitterly ironic statement, intended to cut or criticize its target

A. Sarcasm

B. Irony

C. Satire

D. Juxtoposistion


Pronouns and their antecedents must agree in …

A. number and gender

B. number and objects

C. objects and prepositions

D. verbs and number


Practice: Mike and Jamarcus brought over a game to play, but they forgot to invite Brian

Identify the pronoun and antecedent

A. Mike and Jamarcus, brought

B. Mike and Jamarcus, game

C. Mike and Jamarcus, they

D. Brian, they


Practice: Starla brought her dog to the park

What is the pronoun and antecedent?

A. Starla, brought

B. Starla, her

C. Starla, dog

D. Starla, park


My grandmother, as well as many other older women, believes that _____ should wait until a man calls her, rather than calling the man first.

A. she

B. their

C. they


We had lima beans for dinner. I didn’t eat any because I don’t like __________.

A. her

B. them

C. him

D. us


We walked carefully to avoid the broken glass. Pieces of _____ were everywhere.

A. them

B. it

C. they

D. her


Satire is

A. drawing a conclusion based on facts.

B. taking advantage of someone or something for one own’s benefit.

C. a form of speech which contains an expression of less strength than what would be expected. In satire, the understated language may be ironic.

D. provoking change or reform through poking fun at society’s vices


Claire plays the piano and the trumpet. ________ plays _________ equally well.

A. Her, them

B. She, them

C. We, them

D. He, it


Frank and I rode our bikes after school. ___________ were home before dark.

A. we

B. they

C. he

D. she


Graham moved here from New Zealand. __________ and his family have adjusted well.

A. Him

B. He

C. She

D. Them


The noises outside bothered Jill. __________ made sleep difficult for ________.

A. They, she

B. They, her

C. It, her

D. It, she


Jerod knocked over the paint cans. Then _______ picked ______ up.

A. she, it

B. he, it

C. she, them

D. he, them




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