Choose The Right Personal Pronoun

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This is a conversation between two people at a party. Pick the right word to complete each sentence. . .


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Karl: Do you know all these people? Karin: Yes, _______ are all my friends

    • A.

      They

    • B.

      We

    • C.

      You

    • D.

      Them

    Correct Answer
    A. They
    Explanation
    Based on the context of the conversation, Karin is confirming that all the people mentioned are her friends. "They" is the correct pronoun to refer to a group of people, in this case, all the mentioned people.

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  • 2. 

    Karl: Who is that guy in the corner? Karin: _______'s my ex-boyfriend. Don't look at him .

    • A.

      Her

    • B.

      She

    • C.

      He

    • D.

      Him

    Correct Answer
    C. He
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "He." The question asks for the identity of the person in the corner, and Karin's response indicates that the person is her ex-boyfriend. Since "he" is a pronoun used to refer to a male, it is the most appropriate answer in this context.

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  • 3. 

    Karl: Who is he talking to? Karin: ______'s his new girlfriend .

    • A.

      Her

    • B.

      Him

    • C.

      She

    • D.

      He

    Correct Answer
    C. She
    Explanation
    Based on the context of the conversation, Karin is referring to someone who is talking to Karl. Since Karl is asking "Who is he talking to?" and Karin responds with "She's his new girlfriend," it can be inferred that the person Karl is referring to is a male and he is talking to his new girlfriend. Therefore, the correct answer is "She."

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  • 4. 

    Karl: Why are they here? Karin: My roommate invited ________

    • A.

      They

    • B.

      These

    • C.

      Their

    • D.

      Them

    Correct Answer
    D. Them
    Explanation
    Karin is referring to her roommate's guests, so she uses "them" to indicate that they are present because her roommate invited them.

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  • 5. 

    Karl: Where is the beer? Karin: ______ can find some beer in the refrigerator

    • A.

      They

    • B.

      You

    • C.

      He

    • D.

      Me

    Correct Answer
    B. You
    Explanation
    Karin suggests that "You" can find some beer in the refrigerator. She is addressing Karl directly and indicating that he is the one who can find the beer in the refrigerator.

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  • 6. 

    Karl: Who is that big man in the kitchen? Karin: That's my friend Harold. I met ______ at the bar last week

    • A.

      Myself

    • B.

      Himself

    • C.

      Him

    • D.

      He

    Correct Answer
    C. Him
    Explanation
    Karin is referring to her friend Harold as the big man in the kitchen. She met him at the bar last week.

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  • 7. 

    Karin: Who are those people wearing blue? I don't know _______!

    • A.

      Us

    • B.

      They

    • C.

      Them

    • D.

      Him

    Correct Answer
    C. Them
    Explanation
    Karin is referring to a group of people wearing blue and expressing her lack of knowledge about them. The pronoun "them" is the correct answer as it is used to refer to a group of people as the object of the sentence.

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  • 8. 

    Karl: _______ are police officers.

    • A.

      They

    • B.

      Their

    • C.

      Them

    • D.

      That

    Correct Answer
    A. They
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "They" because it is the pronoun that refers to Karl and indicates that Karl and the police officers are the same group.

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  • 9. 

    Karin: Why are they here? Are ____ too loud?

    • A.

      They

    • B.

      He

    • C.

      We

    • D.

      Us

    Correct Answer
    C. We
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "We" because Karin is referring to herself and the person she is talking to. She is questioning whether they are being too loud.

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  • 10. 

    Karl: Maybe you're right. I don't think ______ are here for the party!

    • A.

      These

    • B.

      Those

    • C.

      Them

    • D.

      They

    Correct Answer
    D. They
    Explanation
    In this conversation, Karl is agreeing with the other person's statement and expressing doubt about the presence of a certain group of people at the party. The word "they" is used to refer to this group of people, indicating that Karl does not believe they are present.

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