Review Quiz On Pronoun Antecedent Agreement!

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Pronoun Antecedent Agreement Quizzes & Trivia

A pronoun is a word that takes the place of a noun or another pronoun. The word "antecedent" means before or something that precedes something else. This review quiz has been developed to test your grammar skills about the functions of an antecedent in a sentence and examples of how to use in a sentence. Practice this to prepare for your exam on Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Remember: When a singular indefinite pronoun appears as the antecedent in a sentence, use a singular pronoun later in the sentence. If a prepositional phrase follows the subject, ignore the information inside the prepositional phrase. If anyone has an opinion about capital punishment, _____ should state it.
    • A. 

      He or she

    • B. 

      They

    • C. 

      May

    • D. 

      Always

  • 2. 
    Remember: When a plural indefinite pronoun appears as the antecedent in a sentence, use a plural pronoun later in the sentence. If a prepositional phrase follows the subject, ignore the information inside the prepositional phrase. Both of the candy stores make ___ own chocolate.
    • A. 

      Its

    • B. 

      Their

    • C. 

      His

    • D. 

      Her

  • 3. 
    Remember: When the antecedent is one of the indefinite pronouns that can be either singular or plural, look at the noun at the end of the prepositional phrase. Use a singular pronoun when the noun at the end of the prepositional phrase is singular, and use a plural pronoun when the noun at the end of the prepositional phrase is plural. Some of the cake has bites missing in ____.
    • A. 

      It

    • B. 

      Them

    • C. 

      There

    • D. 

      Them

  • 4. 
    Remember: When the antecdent is one of the indefinite pronouns that can be either singular or plural, look at the noun at the end of the prepositional phrase. Use a singular pronoun when the noun at the end of the prepositional phrase is singular, and use a plural pronoun when the noun at the end of the prepositional phrase is plural. All of the brothers have ____ own bikes.
    • A. 

      His

    • B. 

      Their

    • C. 

      My

    • D. 

      None

  • 5. 
    Remember: The indefinite pronouns “either” and “neither” are singular; however, combinations of “either… or” and “neither… nor” create different situations. Match the following pronoun with the closest (pro)noun. Either Sandy or her sister will bring ____ radio to the beach.
    • A. 

      Her

    • B. 

      Their

    • C. 

      His

    • D. 

      That

  • 6. 
    Remember: The indefinite pronouns “either” and “neither” are singular; however, combinations of “either… or” and “neither… nor” create different situations. Match the following pronoun with the closest (pro)noun. Neither my mom nor my aunts will drive ___ car to the theater.
    • A. 

      Her

    • B. 

      Their

    • C. 

      A

    • D. 

      His

  • 7. 
    Any worker can break ____ arm during an accident.
    • A. 

      His or her

    • B. 

      Their

    • C. 

      An

    • D. 

      A

  • 8. 
    Everyone should make ____ own decision.
    • A. 

      His or her

    • B. 

      Their

    • C. 

      There

    • D. 

      Of

  • 9. 
    Somebody has left ____ bag on the floor.
    • A. 

      His or her

    • B. 

      Their

    • C. 

      The

    • D. 

      A

  • 10. 
    A student in that all-women's college should have no fears about ________ future.
    • A. 

      Her

    • B. 

      Their

    • C. 

      The

    • D. 

      Others

  • 11. 
    Everybody in this class has completed ________ homework already.
    • A. 

      His or her

    • B. 

      Their

    • C. 

      The

    • D. 

      All

  • 12. 
    Few of the athletes were willing to admit ___ role in the prank.
    • A. 

      His or her

    • B. 

      Their

    • C. 

      The

    • D. 

      A

  • 13. 
    No one on this bus seems to know ______ way around this part of New York City.
    • A. 

      His or her

    • B. 

      Their

    • C. 

      A

    • D. 

      The

  • 14. 
    Neither of the boys brought ____ umbrella.
    • A. 

      His

    • B. 

      Their

    • C. 

      An

    • D. 

      The

  • 15. 
    If a person wants to succeed in corporate life, ___ has to know the rules of the game.
    • A. 

      He or she

    • B. 

      They

    • C. 

      It

    • D. 

      There

  • 16. 
    Much of the children were too loud for ___ grandmother
    • A. 

      His or her

    • B. 

      Their

    • C. 

      A

    • D. 

      The

  • 17. 
    Write an appropriate personal pronoun to complete the sentence. Each of the flashlights shone ___ light
    • A. 

      Its

    • B. 

      A

    • C. 

      The

    • D. 

      None

  • 18. 
    Write an appropriate personal pronoun to complete the sentence. Before anyone joins the Boy Scouts, ___ must be willing to complete acts of kindness.
    • A. 

      He

    • B. 

      She

    • C. 

      They

    • D. 

      None

  • 19. 
    Write an appropriate personal pronoun to complete the sentence. Everyone on the girls’ lacrosse team must buy ____ own uniform.
    • A. 

      Her

    • B. 

      His

    • C. 

      Their

    • D. 

      None

  • 20. 
    Write an appropriate personal pronoun to complete the sentence. Much of the popcorn had too much salt on ____.
    • A. 

      It

    • B. 

      Floor

    • C. 

      Him

    • D. 

      Them

  • 21. 
    Write an appropriate personal pronoun to complete the sentence. Some of the coffee is too hot and needs milk in ____.
    • A. 

      It

    • B. 

      Them

    • C. 

      There

    • D. 

      None

  • 22. 
    Write an appropriate personal pronoun to complete the sentence. Few of the ballerinas have not practiced ____ dance moves.
    • A. 

      Their

    • B. 

      Themselves

    • C. 

      Their

    • D. 

      None

  • 23. 
    Write an appropriate personal pronoun to complete the sentence. Neither Laura nor her sister brought ____ backpack.
    • A. 

      Her

    • B. 

      His

    • C. 

      Their

    • D. 

      The

  • 24. 
    Write an appropriate personal pronoun to complete the sentence. Either John or his brothers will share ____ snack with me.
    • A. 

      Their

    • B. 

      The

    • C. 

      A

    • D. 

      None