The Noun Family: Personal Pronouns

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A middle school grammar quiz over personal pronouns.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Define a personal pronoun:

    • A.

      Most common pronouns in English

    • B.

      Replaces noun in person, number, case, and gender

    • C.

      Match structure for Spanish verbs

    • D.

      All of the above

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "All of the above" because a personal pronoun is a type of pronoun that can replace a noun in person, number, case, and gender. It is also true that personal pronouns match the structure for Spanish verbs and are among the most common pronouns in English. Therefore, all of the given statements accurately define a personal pronoun.

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  • 2. 

    Identify a pronoun:

    • A.

      Word that replaces a noun

    • B.

      A professional noun

    • C.

      A noun that can now go free agent

    • D.

      Words that replace only proper nouns

    Correct Answer
    A. Word that replaces a noun
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "word that replaces a noun" because a pronoun is a type of word that is used in place of a noun. It helps to avoid repetition and make sentences more concise. Pronouns can refer to people, objects, places, or things, and they include words like he, she, it, they, we, and you. They are used in sentences to replace specific nouns and make the language more efficient and less repetitive.

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  • 3. 

    Which of the following uses the pronoun INCORRECTLY?

    • A.

      Cynthia carried her bag to class.

    • B.

      Jim kicked off his shoes.

    • C.

      The teacher gave we lots of homework

    • D.

      The team captain held the trophy high over his head.

    Correct Answer
    C. The teacher gave we lots of homework
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The teacher gave we lots of homework." The pronoun "we" is used incorrectly in this sentence. The correct pronoun to use would be "us" instead of "we."

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  • 4. 

    Which word is incorrect in this chart?        singular            plural1st     I, me               we, us2nd    you,your          you, your3rd  he, she, them      they

    • A.

      I

    • B.

      We

    • C.

      Your

    • D.

      Them

    Correct Answer
    D. Them
    Explanation
    The word "them" is incorrect in this chart. The correct word should be "they" for the plural form of the third person pronoun.

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  • 5. 

    Identify the personal pronoun:Hercules had to complete Twelve Labors assigned to him by the gods.

    • A.

      Hercules

    • B.

      Complete

    • C.

      Assigned

    • D.

      Him

    • E.

      Gods

    Correct Answer
    D. Him
    Explanation
    The personal pronoun in this sentence is "him." It is used to refer to Hercules, indicating that the Twelve Labors were assigned to Hercules by the gods.

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  • 6. 

    Identify the personal pronoun:Staci and her roommate really enjoyed living in their dorm

    • A.

      Staci

    • B.

      Her

    • C.

      Roommate

    • D.

      Their

    Correct Answer
    B. Her
    Explanation
    The personal pronoun in this sentence is "her". It refers to Staci's roommate, indicating possession or ownership.

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