Personal Pronouns And Antecedents

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For the following sentences, choose the antecedent(s) that agree with the personal pronoun in brackets [ ]. 1. The orchestra was looking forward to performing its[1] rendition of Beethoven's Pastoral Symphony. 1. orchestra


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  • 1. 
    In the summer of 2005, the NCAA banned the use of mascots that could be considered offensive to American Indians at any of their [1] championship games. In order to understand this, it is important to consider that movies and television programs for years portrayed them as savage warriors that were feared and misunderstood. That is why some schools have chosen to use Indians as their mascot, a role typically played by wild animals or fictional beasts. You would not tolerate derogatory terms for other ethnic groups being used for school mascots. In the NCAA's new ruling, they ask schools to eliminate mascots that may be hurtful or offensive to America's Indian population.
    • A. 

      NCAA

    • B. 

      Mascots

    • C. 

      American Indians

    • D. 

      Games

  • 2. 
    In the summer of 2005, the NCAA banned the use of mascots that could be considered offensive to American Indians at any of their championship games. In order to understand this, it is important to consider that movies and television programs for years portrayed them [2] as savage warriors that were feared and misunderstood. That is why some schools have chosen to use Indians as their mascot, a role typically played by wild animals or fictional beasts. You would not tolerate derogatory terms for other ethnic groups being used for school mascots. In the NCAA's new ruling, they ask schools to eliminate mascots that may be hurtful or offensive to America's Indian population.
    • A. 

      NCAA

    • B. 

      Mascots

    • C. 

      American Indians

    • D. 

      Programs

  • 3. 
    In the summer of 2005, the NCAA banned the use of mascots that could be considered offensive to American Indians at any of their championship games. In order to understand this, it is important to consider that movies and television programs for years portrayed them as savage warriors that were feared and misunderstood. That is why some schools have chosen to use Indians as their [3] mascot, a role typically played by wild animals or fictional beasts. You would not tolerate derogatory terms for other ethnic groups being used for school mascots. In the NCAA's new ruling, they ask schools to eliminate mascots that may be hurtful or offensive to America's Indian population.
    • A. 

      NCAA

    • B. 

      Schools

    • C. 

      Indians

    • D. 

      Beasts

  • 4. 
    In the summer of 2005, the NCAA banned the use of mascots that could be considered offensive to American Indians at any of their championship games. In order to understand this, it is important to consider that movies and television programs for years portrayed them as savage warriors that were feared and misunderstood. That is why some schools have chosen to use Indians as their mascot, a role typically played by wild animals or fictional beasts. You would not tolerate derogatory terms for other ethnic groups being used for school mascots. In the NCAA's new ruling, they [4] ask schools to eliminate mascots that may be hurtful or offensive to America's Indian population.
    • A. 

      Indians

    • B. 

      Groups

    • C. 

      Mascots

    • D. 

      NCAA

  • 5. 
    Which of the following pronouns in the answers below is in the possessive case?
    • A. 

      Us

    • B. 

      Mine

    • C. 

      You

    • D. 

      Our

  • 6. 
    Which of the following pronouns in the answers below is in the objective case?
    • A. 

      My

    • B. 

      His

    • C. 

      Me

    • D. 

      Her