Pronoun Antecedent Agreement Quiz
Dad spoke to James and me about the mess. He told ______ to clean it up.
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.
I looked everywhere for Sarah. _____ was nowhere to be found.
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 ….
B. linking verb
D. action verb
Alberto and I joined the science club.l _________ go every Friday after school.
If Tito’s Taco Palace continues to increase _____ prices, Samantha won’t be able to afford the cheapest lunch burrito
C. his or her
A critically, bitterly ironic statement, intended to cut or criticize its target
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.
We had lima beans for dinner. I didn’t eat any because I don’t like __________.
We walked carefully to avoid the broken glass. Pieces of _____ were everywhere.
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.
Graham moved here from New Zealand. __________ and his family have adjusted well.
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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