Pronouns Test Quiz With Answers

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Do you know about pronouns and what they are used for? Why don't you give this pronoun test a shot and test your skills? Pronouns are words that replace nouns by referring to someone or something. When it comes to studying the basics of English Grammar, it is important to build a strong base first. Here, we've designed a short practice test on pronouns and their proper usage. Try this amazing quiz to test your knowledge of the use of pronouns. Good luck!


Pronouns Questions and Answers

  • 1. 

    My name is Sonia. ___ love my family.

    • A.

      He

    • B.

      I

    • C.

      She

    • D.

      We

    Correct Answer
    B. I
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "I" because the statement is about the speaker's own perspective and feelings towards their family.

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  • 2. 

    I met Sonia yesterday. ___ made me laugh.

    • A.

      It

    • B.

      Her

    • C.

      She

    • D.

      Them

    Correct Answer
    C. She
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "She". This is because the pronoun "She" is used to refer to a female person, and in the given sentence, it is referring to Sonia. So, it is saying that Sonia made the speaker laugh.

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  • 3. 

    On the left, you can see Simon. ___ is my brother.

    • A.

      That

    • B.

      He

    • C.

      It

    • D.

      Him

    Correct Answer
    B. He
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "He" because the sentence is referring to Simon as the subject of the sentence. "He" is the appropriate pronoun to use when referring to a male subject since the word “brother” is used.

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  • 4. 

    Birds flap ___ wings.

    • A.

      It

    • B.

      His

    • C.

      Their

    • D.

      Them

    Correct Answer
    C. Their
    Explanation
    Birds have the ability to fly because of their wings. The word "their" is used to indicate possession, in this case, the possession of wings. Therefore, "their" is the correct answer as it correctly shows that birds flap their own wings.

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  • 5. 

    My grandparents live in Mumbai. ___ visit us often.

    • A.

      Them

    • B.

      They

    • C.

      Their

    • D.

      He

    Correct Answer
    B. They
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "They" because it is used as the subject of the sentence to refer to more than one person, which matches the plural noun "grandparents."

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  • 6. 

    Look outside. ___ is my car parked over there! The gray one.

    • A.

      This

    • B.

      That

    • C.

      Those

    • D.

      Their

    Correct Answer
    B. That
    Explanation
    The word "that" is the correct answer because it refers to something that is closer to the speaker than the other options. In this case, the speaker is indicating that their car is parked outside, suggesting that the car is within close proximity.

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  • 7. 

    _______ are not my keys.

    • A.

      We

    • B.

      She

    • C.

      He

    • D.

      These

    Correct Answer
    D. These
    Explanation
    The word "These" is the correct answer because it is used to refer to objects that are near the speaker or have already been mentioned and are inanimate. In this context, the speaker is stating that the keys in question do not belong to them, implying that the keys are nearby or have been previously discussed.

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  • 8. 

    _________ need to work harder to make my dreams come true.

    • A.

      She

    • B.

      I

    • C.

      They

    • D.

      These

    Correct Answer
    B. I
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "I" because the sentence is referring to the speaker or the person who is talking. The word "I" is used when talking about oneself, so in this case, it means that the speaker needs to work harder to make their dreams come true.

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  • 9. 

    Rohan said that _____ would not come tomorrow because he has soccer practice.

    • A.

      I

    • B.

      Us

    • C.

      He

    • D.

      Him

    Correct Answer
    C. He
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "He". This is because the pronoun "He" refers to a male person, and Rohan is talking about a specific male person who will not come tomorrow.

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  • 10. 

     If ______ had some more money, his girlfriend would have gotten the new phone she wanted.

    • A.

      We

    • B.

      You

    • C.

      She

    • D.

      He

    Correct Answer
    D. He
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "He" because the sentence refers to a specific person, later referred to with “his."

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  • 11. 

    ________ has always trusted her boyfriend.

    • A.

      I

    • B.

      We

    • C.

      She

    • D.

      He

    Correct Answer
    C. She
    Explanation
    The pronoun "she" is the correct answer because it agrees with the later pronoun, “her.” The sentence indicates that the subject is a female, so "she" is the appropriate pronoun to use.

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  • 12. 

    John is my friend. I gave ___ my books.

    • A.

      Him

    • B.

      It

    • C.

      They

    • D.

      His

    Correct Answer
    A. Him
    Explanation
    In the given sentence, "John is my friend. I gave him my books," the pronoun "him" is the correct choice. This is because "him" is used to refer to a male person, in this case, John. Since John is the recipient of the books, the pronoun "him" is used to indicate that the books were given to him.

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  • 13. 

    She is a good painter. This painting is __.

    • A.

      Her

    • B.

      Hers

    • C.

      His

    • D.

      Their

    Correct Answer
    B. Hers
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Hers" because the possessive pronoun "hers" is used to show that the painting belongs to the female subject mentioned earlier.

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  • 14. 

    Why have you not sent the report? ___ was your responsibility.

    • A.

      It

    • B.

      Those

    • C.

      Its

    • D.

      Them

    Correct Answer
    A. It
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "It". In this sentence, the pronoun "It" is used to refer to the report. The question is asking for the reason why the report was not sent, and the correct answer implies that the responsibility for sending the report lies with the person being addressed.

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  • 15. 

    Our friend, ___ we invited to the party, arrived early.

    • A.

      Whose

    • B.

      The

    • C.

      Whom

    • D.

      Them

    Correct Answer
    C. Whom
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Whom" because it is the objective form of "who" and is used to refer to the object of a verb or preposition. In this sentence, "whom" is used to refer to the friend who was invited to the party, indicating that the friend arrived early.

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