Worksheet: Possessive Pronouns & Adjectives

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  • 1. 

    Rob: Oh no, Ann.  My contract isn’t here! Cecelia: Don’t panic. I’ll look for your file. Rob: Did you misplace mine? Cecelia: No, I don’t think so. I think it’s in this red folder.   Oh, and Rob…don’t worry.  I’ll print and sign yours again if necessary.

  • 2. 

     The word “mine” is a possessive pronoun.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The word "mine" is indeed a possessive pronoun. It is used to show ownership or possession. For example, in the sentence "This book is mine," the word "mine" is used to indicate that the book belongs to the speaker. Therefore, the correct answer is true.

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  • 3. 

    The word “yours” is an example of  a possesive adjective.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The word "yours" is not a possessive adjective, but a possessive pronoun. Possessive adjectives are used to describe a noun and show ownership, such as "your" in "your book." On the other hand, possessive pronouns replace a noun and indicate ownership, like "yours" in "The book is yours." Therefore, the given statement is false.

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  • 4. 

    The word “ my” is an example of  a possessive adjective.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The word "my" is an example of a possessive adjective because it shows ownership or possession. It is used to indicate that something belongs to the person speaking or writing. In this case, "my" is indicating that something belongs to the speaker or writer.

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  • 5. 

    The word “our” is an example of a possessive adjective.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The word "our" is an example of a possessive adjective because it indicates ownership or possession. It is used to show that something belongs to or is associated with a group of people. In this case, "our" is used to show that something belongs to the speaker and at least one other person.

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  • 6. 

     Which of the following statements utilize a possessive adjective?

    • A.

      The contract isn’t here!

    • B.

      I’ll look for your file.

    • C.

      Answer option 3

    • D.

      Answer option 4

    Correct Answer
    B. I’ll look for your file.
    Explanation
    The statement "I'll look for your file" utilizes a possessive adjective. The word "your" is a possessive adjective that shows ownership or possession. In this case, it indicates that the file belongs to the person being addressed.

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  • 7. 

    Which of the following statements utilize a possessive pronoun?  

    • A.

      Oh no, Ann. My contract isn’t here!

    • B.

      I’ll print and sign yours again if necessary.

    • C.

      Answer option 3

    • D.

      Answer option 4

    Correct Answer
    B. I’ll print and sign yours again if necessary.
    Explanation
    The statement "I'll print and sign yours again if necessary" utilizes a possessive pronoun. The pronoun "yours" shows ownership or possession, indicating that the speaker is referring to someone else's contract.

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