Possessive Pronouns Quiz For Beginners

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Take this possessive pronouns quiz, specially designed for beginners who have just started learning about pronouns. This multiple-choice quiz will help you determine the correct pronoun in each given sentence. In the English language, a possessive pronoun is a word that replaces a noun in a sentence in favor of a person or thing that demonstrates ownership. Examples include "yours," "mine," “hers,” "theirs," and "ours." Can you pick them all correctly? Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Olivia left ......... school book on the bus.

    • A.

      Them

    • B.

      Yours

    • C.

      Her

    • D.

      Him

    Correct Answer
    C. Her
    Explanation
    In the sentence, "Olivia left **her** school book on the bus," the word "her" is a possessive pronoun. Possessive pronouns are used to indicate ownership or possession. In this case, "her" is used to show that the school book belongs to Olivia. The sentence is conveying that Olivia left her own school book on the bus.

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  • 2. 

    The colorful picture of the flowers is ..........

    • A.

      Their

    • B.

      Your

    • C.

      Mine

    • D.

      Him

    Correct Answer
    C. Mine
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "mine" because the possessive pronoun "mine" is used to indicate that the colorful picture of the flowers belongs to the speaker.

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  • 3. 

    Mr. and Mrs. Noah brought home ......... new baby girl.

    • A.

      His

    • B.

      Her

    • C.

      Their

    • D.

      Yours

    Correct Answer
    C. Their
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "their" because Mr. and Mrs. Noah are both mentioned, indicating that they are a couple. Since they brought home the baby girl together, the possessive pronoun "their" is used to show that the baby girl belongs to both of them.

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  • 4. 

    Lucas strummed ......... guitar and invited everyone to sing.

    • A.

      His

    • B.

      Its

    • C.

      Hers

    • D.

      Him

    Correct Answer
    A. His
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "his". In this sentence, "Lucas" is the subject and "guitar" is the object. Since "Lucas" is a male name, the possessive pronoun "his" is used to show that the guitar belongs to him.

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  • 5. 

    The computer quickly stores information on ......... huge memory.

    • A.

      Yours

    • B.

      Theirs

    • C.

      Its

    • D.

      Mine

    Correct Answer
    C. Its
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "its" because the sentence is referring to the computer's ability to store information on its own memory. "Its" is the possessive form of "it" and is used to show ownership or possession. In this case, it is indicating that the computer has its own memory.

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  • 6. 

    I truly appreciate _______ kindness.

    • A.

      Its

    • B.

      Your

    • C.

      Yours

    • D.

      Mine

    Correct Answer
    B. Your
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "your". The phrase "I truly appreciate your kindness" indicates that the speaker is expressing gratitude towards someone else's kindness. The possessive pronoun "your" is used to show ownership or association with the person being addressed, in this case, the kindness displayed by the person being appreciated.

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  • 7. 

    Is ......... seat belt always fastened?

    • A.

      Your

    • B.

      Mine

    • C.

      Its

    • D.

      Their

    Correct Answer
    A. Your
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "your". This is because the question is asking about the seat belt that belongs to the person being referred to as "you". Therefore, it is asking if "your" seat belt is always fastened.

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  • 8. 

    The fluffy brown puppy is .........

    • A.

      Its

    • B.

      My

    • C.

      Theirs

    • D.

      Them

    Correct Answer
    C. Theirs
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "theirs." This indicates that the fluffy brown puppy belongs to a group of people or individuals. It suggests that multiple people have ownership or responsibility for the puppy.

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  • 9. 

    Have you seen _____ pencil? I just put it down!

    • A.

      My

    • B.

      Her

    • C.

      Mine

    • D.

      Your

    Correct Answer
    A. My
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "my" because the question is asking if the person has seen someone's pencil, and "my" indicates possession by the speaker.

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  • 10. 

    Are these beautiful flowers ___________? You are so lucky!

    • A.

      Mine

    • B.

      Its

    • C.

      Yours

    • D.

      Your

    Correct Answer
    C. Yours
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "yours" because the question is asking about the ownership of the beautiful flowers. "Yours" is the possessive form of "you" and indicates that the flowers belong to the person being addressed.

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Juliette Firla |MA |
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Juliette is a middle school English teacher at Sacred Heart of Greenwich, Connecticut. Juliette earned a BA in English/Language Arts Teacher Education from Elon University (2016-2020) and an MA in Teaching Writing from Johns Hopkins University (Apr 2023-Dec 2025). She holds a Classroom Teacher license from the Connecticut State Department of Education, obtained in July 2021. Juliette possesses strong skills in English language arts, writing, editing, and literature study. She has a deep passion for working with young people and contributing to the education of America's youth in the classroom.
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