Possessive Adjectives Test Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Mary has blue eyes. __ eyes are beautiful.

    • A.

      His

    • B.

      Her

    • C.

      My

    • D.

      Our

    • E.

      She

    Correct Answer
    B. Her
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "her" because it is the possessive pronoun that agrees with the subject "Mary." Since Mary is the one with the blue eyes, we use "her" to indicate possession.

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  • 2. 

    Peter has a dog. __ dog is brown.

    • A.

      His

    • B.

      Her

    • C.

      Their

    • D.

      He

    • E.

      She

    Correct Answer
    A. His
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "his" because the possessive pronoun "his" is used to show that the dog belongs to Peter.

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  • 3. 

    The Browns have a new car. ___ car is red.

    • A.

      Her

    • B.

      His

    • C.

      They

    • D.

      Their

    • E.

      Our

    Correct Answer
    D. Their
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "their" because it is a possessive pronoun that indicates ownership or belonging. In this sentence, "their" is used to show that the car belongs to the Browns.

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  • 4. 

    Leroy and Bill are good students. __ teacher is Ms. Oliver.

    • A.

      Her

    • B.

      She

    • C.

      Our

    • D.

      His

    • E.

      Their

    Correct Answer
    E. Their
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "their" because the sentence is referring to both Leroy and Bill, indicating that Ms. Oliver is the teacher of both of them. "Their" is a possessive pronoun that is used to show ownership or association with a group of people.

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  • 5. 

    The dog is big. It is in __ doghouse.

    • A.

      His

    • B.

      It

    • C.

      Its

    • D.

      He

    • E.

      Her

    Correct Answer
    C. Its
    Explanation
    The pronoun "its" is used to refer to something that belongs to or is associated with a thing or animal that has already been mentioned. In this case, the sentence states that the dog is big, and therefore, the pronoun "its" is used to indicate that the doghouse belongs to the dog.

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  • 6. 

    We are from Brazil. __ country is Brazil.

    • A.

      She

    • B.

      Our

    • C.

      Her

    • D.

      We

    • E.

      Its

    Correct Answer
    B. Our
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "our" because the sentence states "We are from Brazil" which implies that the speaker is including themselves as part of the group from Brazil. Therefore, the pronoun "our" is used to show possession and indicate that Brazil is the country of the speaker and the group they belong to.

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  • 7. 

    I am a teacher. __ students are great.

    • A.

      She

    • B.

      Me

    • C.

      My

    • D.

      Our

    • E.

      Their

    Correct Answer
    C. My
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "my" because it shows possession. The sentence is saying that the students belong to the speaker, who is a teacher.

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  • 8. 

    Sheila and I are at school. __ school is large.

    • A.

      Our

    • B.

      We

    • C.

      Their

    • D.

      Her

    • E.

      He

    Correct Answer
    A. Our
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "our". The word "our" indicates possession by a group that includes both Sheila and the speaker. Since both Sheila and the speaker are at school, it implies that they are referring to the school they both attend.

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  • 9. 

    Sylvie is from China. __ country is China.

    • A.

      Their

    • B.

      His

    • C.

      She

    • D.

      Its

    • E.

      Her

    Correct Answer
    E. Her
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "her" because "her" is the possessive pronoun used to refer to a female person. In this case, Sylvie is a female and the sentence is indicating that the country is hers, meaning it belongs to her.

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  • 10. 

    Bob has a new car. __ car is a Mercedes.

    • A.

      We

    • B.

      Their

    • C.

      She

    • D.

      Our

    • E.

      His

    Correct Answer
    E. His
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "his" because the sentence is talking about Bob's car, indicating possession. "His" is the possessive pronoun that shows ownership or belonging.

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