Exercise 4 : Possessive Adjectives & Possessive Pronouns

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Exercise 4 : Possessive Adjectives & Possessive Pronouns - Quiz

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Here are 8 questions about Possessive Adjective & Possessive Pronouns.
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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Lina, Siva and Sammy like to collect stamps. ________stamps are beautiful.

    • A.

      Our

    • B.

      Hers

    • C.

      Their

    • D.

      Your

    Correct Answer
    C. Their
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Their". This is because the sentence is referring to the stamp collection of Lina, Siva, and Sammy collectively. "Their" is a possessive pronoun that indicates ownership by multiple people.

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  • 2. 

    _________ house is small. We plan to move to a bigger house.

    • A.

      Your

    • B.

      Our

    • C.

      Their

    • D.

      Its

    Correct Answer
    B. Our
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Our." The word "our" indicates possession and is used to show that the house being referred to belongs to the speaker and possibly others as well. The sentence suggests that the speaker and their family currently live in a small house and are planning to move to a bigger one.

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  • 3. 

    The cat chases __________ own tail.

    • A.

      His

    • B.

      Her

    • C.

      My

    • D.

      Its

    Correct Answer
    D. Its
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "its" because the sentence is referring to the cat's own tail. "Its" is the possessive form of "it" and is used to show that something belongs to or is associated with a thing or animal that has already been mentioned. In this case, the cat is chasing its own tail.

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  • 4. 

    This coat is _________. She forgot to take it back yesterday.

    • A.

      His

    • B.

      Hers

    • C.

      Yours

    • D.

      Mine

    Correct Answer
    B. Hers
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "hers". The sentence implies that the coat belongs to someone else, and the speaker is referring to that person's coat. Since the possessive pronoun "hers" is used to indicate ownership by a female, it is the most suitable choice in this context.

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  • 5. 

      These book are ___________. I borrowed the books from him yesterday.

    • A.

      Mine

    • B.

      Theirs

    • C.

      His

    • D.

      Ours

    Correct Answer
    C. His
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "his" because the sentence is referring to the books that were borrowed from him, indicating possession.

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  • 6. 

    __________ bag is heavy.

    • A.

      My

    • B.

      Mine

    Correct Answer
    A. My
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "My." This is because "my" is a possessive adjective that indicates ownership or possession. In this context, it suggests that the bag belongs to the speaker.

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  • 7. 

    " Where is _________homework?" asked Mr. Lim to Siew Chee.

    Correct Answer
    your
    Explanation
    The word "your" is the correct answer because it completes the sentence grammatically. The sentence is asking about the location of someone's homework, and "your" indicates that the homework belongs to the person being spoken to, which is Siew Chee in this case.

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  • 8. 

    These presents are ____________ ! Do not take them away from me.

    Correct Answer
    mine
    Explanation
    The word "mine" is the correct answer because it is used to show possession. In this context, the speaker is indicating that the presents belong to them and they do not want anyone to take them away.

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