Exercise A. Pronouns Usage

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Select one answer from the choices provided after each sentence. The word you choose should fit the blank in the sentence.


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  • 1. 

     My grandmother really loved Juan. She left all her money to Federico and _______.

    • A.

      He

    • B.

      Him

    • C.

      I

    • D.

      Me

    • E.

      His

    Correct Answer
    B. Him
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Him" because it is the objective pronoun used to refer to a male person, which is appropriate in this sentence to complete the sentence structure. In this context, "Juan" is being referred to as the person who received the grandmother's love, and "him" is the correct pronoun to indicate that the money was left to Juan.

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  • 2. 

     A student in that all-women's college should have no fears about ________ future.

    • A.

      Her

    • B.

      Their

    Correct Answer
    A. Her
    Explanation
    In an all-women's college, the student body consists entirely of female students. Therefore, the pronoun "her" is the correct choice because it refers to a singular female subject. The sentence suggests that the student should not have any fears about her own future, emphasizing the individuality and empowerment of the student.

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  • 3. 

    He was so worried about ________ he should ask to the big dance, that he ended up not asking anyone.

    • A.

      Who

    • B.

      Whom

    Correct Answer
    B. Whom
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "whom." In this sentence, "whom" is used as the object of the verb "ask." The person in question is worried about whom he should ask to the big dance. "Whom" is the correct pronoun to use when referring to the object of a verb or preposition.

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  • 4. 

    Neither Maria nor _____ am responsible for this mess.

    • A.

      I

    • B.

      Me

    Correct Answer
    A. I
    Explanation
    In the given sentence, "Neither Maria nor I am responsible for this mess," the pronoun "I" is the correct choice. This is because "I" is used as the subject of the sentence, while "me" is used as the object. Since "I" is being used in a conjunction with "Maria" to indicate joint responsibility, it should be in the subject form.

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  • 5. 

     Give that to ____.

    • A.

      I

    • B.

      Me

    Correct Answer
    B. Me
    Explanation
    The phrase "Give that to me" is grammatically correct and commonly used in English. The word "me" is the correct pronoun to use in this context as it is the object form of the first person singular pronoun.

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  • 6. 

     Did she see ___?

    • A.

      Us

    • B.

      We

    Correct Answer
    A. Us
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "us" because "us" is the object pronoun used after the verb "see." In this sentence, "she" is the subject and "us" is the object of the verb "see."

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  • 7. 

     Did you phone ____?

    • A.

      She

    • B.

      Her

    • C.

      Herself

    Correct Answer
    B. Her
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "her" because it is the objective pronoun used as the direct object of the verb "phone." In this sentence, the subject is not specified, but it is implied that the speaker is asking whether the person phoned someone else. Therefore, "her" is the correct choice as it indicates that the phone call was made to a female person.

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  • 8. 

     I took it from ____.

    • A.

      They

    • B.

      Them

    Correct Answer
    B. Them
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "them". In this sentence, "them" is the correct pronoun to use as the object of the verb "took". It refers to a group of people or objects that the speaker took something from.

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  • 9. 

    It's not up to ____.

    • A.

      We

    • B.

      Us

    Correct Answer
    B. Us
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "us" because the phrase "It's not up to us" means that the decision or responsibility does not belong to us. In this context, "us" is the correct pronoun to use as it refers to a group of people, indicating that the decision or responsibility is not in our control or within our jurisdiction.

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  • 10. 

    What did ____ say about it?

    • A.

      They

    • B.

      Them

    Correct Answer
    A. They
    Explanation
    The question is asking for what "they" said about something. "They" is a pronoun used to refer to a group of people or things. Therefore, the correct answer suggests that the group of people being referred to said something about the given topic, without specifying what exactly they said.

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