Pronouns: Quiz

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Pronouns Quizzes & Trivia

Identify the correct antecedent of the underlined pronoun in each question. For a quick review of pronouns and antecedents, check out our Resource Center article.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Although Marty is very tall, both of his kids are short.
    • A. 

      Marty

    • B. 

      Tall

    • C. 

      Both

    • D. 

      Kids

  • 2. 
    My family doesn't get along all of the time, but when we do, it's a lot of fun!
    • A. 

      My family

    • B. 

      All of the time

    • C. 

      Fun

    • D. 

      Get along

  • 3. 
    Most infants, even unusually quiet ones, will cry with greater intensity when they begin teething.
    • A. 

      Infants

    • B. 

      Quiet ones

    • C. 

      Intensity

    • D. 

      Teething

  • 4. 
    Today's athletes may feel such great pressure to succeed at every level of competition that they begin taking drugs at an early age.
    • A. 

      Athletes

    • B. 

      Pressure

    • C. 

      Every level

    • D. 

      Drugs

  • 5. 
    After the marketing director failed to attend the sales meeting, he was contacted by the company chairman.
    • A. 

      Marketing director

    • B. 

      Sales meeting

    • C. 

      Company chairman

    • D. 

      Contacted

  • 6. 
    As a student becomes familiar with both early and contemporary Native American literature, he or she may notice that traditional stories have influenced recent ones.
    • A. 

      A student

    • B. 

      Native American literature

    • C. 

      Traditional stories

    • D. 

      Recent ones

  • 7. 
    Although canoeing through the rapids was exciting, it was also exhausting, and we were happy when the canoe serenely floated down a smooth stretch of the river.
    • A. 

      Canoeing

    • B. 

      The rapids

    • C. 

      Canoe

    • D. 

      Smooth stretch of the river

  • 8. 
    It was fortunate that Ms. Seward attended the committee meeting, for only she was able to examine the problem calmly and thoughtfully.
    • A. 

      Ms. Seward

    • B. 

      Committee meeting

    • C. 

      Problem

    • D. 

      Thoughtfully