The Noun Family: Possessive Pronouns

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Possessive Pronoun Quizzes & Trivia

Middle school grammar quiz over possessive pronouns.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Define a pronoun.
    • A. 

      A noun that has gone free agent.

    • B. 

      Another name for proper nouns.

    • C. 

      A word that takes the place of another pronoun or noun.

    • D. 

      A professional noun.

  • 2. 
    Define an antecedent.
    • A. 

      The noun that a pronoun replaces or refers back to.

    • B. 

      Any non-noun

    • C. 

      Any word that ends in "-ly"

    • D. 

      Any noun that deals with gardening or farming

  • 3. 
    Define a possessive pronoun.
    • A. 

      A pronoun that stalks other nouns

    • B. 

      A pronoun that doesn't share with others

    • C. 

      A word taking the place of a noun that shows ownership

    • D. 

      A possessive proper noun

  • 4. 
    Which word in the following chart is NOT in the correct place?         singular                plural1st     mine                     ours2nd    yours, your            your, yours3rd     his, hers                its, theirs
    • A. 

      Mine

    • B. 

      Yours

    • C. 

      His

    • D. 

      Its

    • E. 

      Theirs

  • 5. 
    Choose the possessive pronoun.Murray took his mother with him to the restaurant.
    • A. 

      Murray

    • B. 

      His

    • C. 

      Mother

    • D. 

      Him

  • 6. 
    Choose the possessive pronoun (s).Crystal put her backpack into the car, but Jim chose to carry his.
    • A. 

      Her

    • B. 

      His

    • C. 

      Her, his

    • D. 

      None

  • 7. 
    Choose the possessive pronoun."Which project is yours?" Dad asked me.
    • A. 

      Which

    • B. 

      Yours

    • C. 

      Dad

    • D. 

      Me

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