Grammar Quiz

Pronouns and Antecedents Quiz


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You wouldn’t believe how hard gym is. (YOU)

A. Subject

B. Object


If anyone of the students has misplaced (his or her, their) snack pass they cannot get a snack.

A. his or her

B. their


Every teacher must turn in (his or her, their) bingo reward list by next Tuesday.

A. his or her

B. their


If a student wants to succeed on the grammar quiz, ______ need(s) to do well on this practice.

A. they

B. he/she

C. you

D. them


Each of the suspects had (his, their) own alibi.

A. his

B. their


It is the coolest game ever.

Does this sentence have a subject or object pronoun?
_
A. Subject Pronoun

B. Object Pronoun


Either Mr. Robinson or Mrs. Eros will reveal (his or her, their) number one suspect after lunch.

A. his or her

B. their


James told Jackson to wash his hands before dinner.

What is the antecedent for his?
_
A. James

B. Jackson


Did Nelson or Marty announce (his, their) intent to run for president?

A. his

B. their


Katie helps you study all the time.

Does this sentence have a subject or object pronoun?
_
A. Subject Pronoun

B. Object Pronoun


What is the antecedent in these sentences?

The students did not want to dance. They liked the trampoline.
_
A. The students

B. dance

C. They

D. trampoline


They are my best friends. (THEY)

A. Subject

B. Object


Which pronoun replaces the antecedent?

Sweet grapes grow in the vineyard. ___ are ready to be picked.
_
A. Them

B. They

C. It


Everything in the office has ____ own place.

A. its

B. their

C. it’s

D. there


The school has asbestos in many of _______ classrooms.

A. one’s

B. their

C. its

D. her


Neither of my uncles has ever smoked in _____ life.

A. his

B. their

C. him

D. one’s


What is the pronoun in this sentence?

The principal was on vacation so Jinx could not see him.
_
A. principal

B. vacation

C. see

D. him


Which pronoun replaces the antecedent?

These people have important jobs. ____ are Supreme Court justices.
_
A. Them

B. This

C. They


My friends usually come talk to me. (ME)

A. Subject

B. Object


McDonald’s announced that _____ McRib sandwich is back again.

A. their

B. it’s

C. they’re

D. its


Neither of the little girls wants to share _____ toys

A. her

B. their

C. she

D. they’re


What is the antecedent in this sentence?

The principal was on vacation so Jinx could not see him.
_
A. principal

B. vacation

C. see

D. him


The dogs were barking. Mom told them to be quiet.

What is the antecedent for them?
_
A. Mom

B. dogs


many of the students at the college find that school pressures affect (his or her, their) relationships at home.

A. his or her

B. their


Which pronoun replaces the antecedent?

The whale splashed. ___ surprised the swimmers.
_
A. Those

B. It

C. They




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