Appropriate Possessive Pronouns Quiz Questions

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Replace the words in parenthesis with the appropriate possessive pronoun.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    These pencils are (Max’s pencils) _____________.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "his" because the possessive pronoun "his" is used to show ownership or possession. In this case, the pencils belong to Max, so we use the pronoun "his" to indicate that.

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  • 2. 

    Is this house (your house) ___________?

    Explanation
    The blank in the question is asking for a possessive pronoun that refers to the house. The correct answer, "yours," is a possessive pronoun that indicates ownership by the person being addressed. It implies that the house being referred to belongs to the person being asked the question.

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  • 3. 

    Get out! That room is (my room) _________.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "mine" because the possessive pronoun "mine" is used to show ownership or possession. In this sentence, "mine" is used to indicate that the room belongs to the speaker.

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  • 4. 

    Are these keys Michel’s or (your keys) __________?

    Explanation
    The question is asking whether the keys belong to Michel or to the person being addressed. The word "yours" is used as a possessive pronoun to refer to the keys of the person being addressed.

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  • 5. 

    I still have my ticket, but my parents lost (their ticket) _________.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "theirs" because it is a possessive pronoun that refers back to the subject of the sentence, which in this case is "my parents." It indicates that the ticket that was lost belongs to them.

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  • 6. 

    Julie's car is red. (My car) __________ is blue.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "mine" because the pronoun "mine" is used to show possession of something, in this case, a car. Since the sentence is comparing Julie's car to "my car", the pronoun "mine" is the appropriate choice to indicate that the speaker's car is blue.

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  • 7. 

    My telephone is out of order, but (your phone) ________ is working.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "yours" because it is used to refer to something that belongs to or is associated with the person or people that the speaker is addressing. In this case, it implies that the speaker's telephone is not working, but the telephone belonging to the person they are addressing is working.

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  • 8. 

    My pencil is broken. Can I borrow (your pencil) ________?

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "yours" because the speaker is asking to borrow a pencil that belongs to the person they are speaking to. By using the possessive pronoun "yours," the speaker is indicating that they want to borrow the pencil that belongs to the person they are addressing.

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  • 9. 

    I have eaten my lunch already, but Michelle is saving (her lunch) ________ until later.

    Explanation
    Michelle is saving her lunch until later. The word "hers" is used to indicate possession. In this case, it is used to show that the lunch Michelle is saving belongs to her.

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  • 10. 

    We gave them our telephone number, and they gave us (their number) ________.

    Explanation
    In this sentence, the word "theirs" is used to indicate possession. It is the possessive form of the pronoun "they." The sentence states that "we" gave "them" our telephone number, and in return, "they" gave "us" their telephone number. The word "theirs" is used to show that the telephone number belongs to "them."

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  • 11. 

    You can't have any chocolate! It's ________!

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "mine" because the sentence is expressing possession, indicating that the chocolate belongs to the speaker.

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