Subject, Object And Possessive Pronouns: Quiz!

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As you know, Pronouns contain a subject, object, and possessive pronouns used to alter nouns. This quiz will test your grammatical skills and knowledge about Subject, Object, and Possessive Pronouns. There is a list of questions in which you have to identify the correct usage. Read the questions carefully and answer. Let's try it out
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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Choose the pronoun that correctly replaces Mary.  Mrs Martin reviewed Mary's speech before the debate.

    • A.

      Mine

    • B.

      Our

    • C.

      His

    • D.

      Her

    Correct Answer
    D. Her
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "her" because it correctly replaces the underlined word "Mary's." This is because "Mary's" is indicating possession, and the pronoun "her" is the possessive form for the female singular noun "Mary."

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  • 2. 

    Which pronouns can replace the underlines proper nouns? The soccer balls belong to Sam and Sara.

    • A.

      Their

    • B.

      Them

    • C.

      Theirs

    • D.

      It

    Correct Answer
    B. Them
    Explanation
    The pronoun "them" can replace the underlined proper nouns "Sam and Sara" because it is a plural pronoun that refers to multiple people. In this sentence, "The soccer balls belong to Sam and Sara," the pronoun "them" can be used to indicate that the soccer balls belong to both Sam and Sara.

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  • 3. 

    Choose the correct pronouns for the underlined words. Tommy and Timmy climbed the rock wall.

    • A.

      They

    • B.

      Them

    • C.

      Their

    • D.

      We

    Correct Answer
    A. They
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "They" because it is the pronoun used to refer to multiple people as the subject of the sentence. In this case, "Tommy and Timmy" are the subjects of the sentence, and "They" is the appropriate pronoun to use to refer to them.

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  • 4. 

    Which word is not a possessive noun?

    • A.

      My

    • B.

      I

    • C.

      Our

    • D.

      His

    Correct Answer
    B. I
    Explanation
    The word "I" is not a possessive noun because it is a pronoun used as the subject of a sentence, indicating the person speaking. Possessive nouns show ownership or possession, while "I" is used to refer to oneself.

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  • 5. 

    Choose the correct possessive pronoun for the underlined words.Children and adults like Avi's historical novels.

    • A.

      Him

    • B.

      His

    • C.

      Their

    • D.

      Its

    Correct Answer
    B. His
    Explanation
    The correct possessive pronoun for the underlined words "Children and adults like Avi's historical novels" is "his." This is because "Avi's" indicates that the historical novels belong to Avi, who is a male. Therefore, the appropriate possessive pronoun to use is "his."

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  • 6. 

    Choose the correct noun for the underlined word. Scientists are searching for a cure for cancer.

    • A.

      He

    • B.

      She

    • C.

      It

    • D.

      They

    Correct Answer
    D. They
    Explanation
    The correct noun for the underlined word "Scientists" is "They". This is because "Scientists" is a plural noun, referring to a group of people, and "They" is the pronoun used to refer to a group of people.

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  • 7. 

    Choose the pronoun to replace the underlined word. Scientists are constantly testing and retesting the scientist's findings.

    • A.

      Him

    • B.

      It

    • C.

      Us

    • D.

      Their

    Correct Answer
    D. Their
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "their" because the pronoun needs to agree in number with the antecedent, which is "scientists" in this case. "Their" is the correct pronoun to refer to multiple scientists.

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  • 8. 

    Choose the correct pronoun to replace the underlined words. Tom Carroll was a real sailor on the Monitor.

    • A.

      Him

    • B.

      Her

    • C.

      It

    • D.

      Its

    Correct Answer
    C. It
    Explanation
    The correct pronoun to replace "Tom Carroll" in the sentence is "it" because "Tom Carroll" is referring to the noun "Monitor," which is a ship. In this case, "it" is used as a pronoun to refer to the ship.

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  • 9. 

    Choose the correct pronoun to replace the underlined word. Tom's mother worked hard to support the family.

    • A.

      Her

    • B.

      It

    • C.

      She

    • D.

      They

    Correct Answer
    C. She
    Explanation
    The correct pronoun to replace the underlined word "Tom's mother" is "She". This is because "She" is the pronoun used to refer to a female subject. In this sentence, "She" is used to refer to Tom's mother, who is the subject of the sentence and the one who worked hard to support the family.

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  • 10. 

    Choose the correct pronoun to replace the underlined words. Tom left to live on The Monitor with the crew.

    • A.

      Them

    • B.

      They

    • C.

      Us

    • D.

      Me

    Correct Answer
    A. Them
    Explanation
    The correct pronoun to replace "The crew" is "them" because "them" is the objective form of the pronoun "they", which is used to refer to a group of people. In this sentence, "The crew" is a group of people that Tom left to live with, so "them" is the appropriate pronoun to use.

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  • 11. 

    Choose the correct pronoun to replace the underlined words. Tom admired Captain Ericsson.

    • A.

      He

    • B.

      Him

    • C.

      They

    • D.

      Them

    Correct Answer
    B. Him
    Explanation
    The correct pronoun to replace "Captain Ericsson" is "him" because "him" is the objective form of the pronoun used to refer to a male person. In this sentence, "Tom admired Captain Ericsson," "Captain Ericsson" is the object of Tom's admiration, so the correct pronoun to use is "him."

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  • 12. 

    Choose the correct pronoun to replace the underlined words. "Tom and Garrett are the heroes of the neighborhood!" exclaimed Garrett.

    • A.

      Me

    • B.

      We

    • C.

      I

    • D.

      Us

    Correct Answer
    C. I
    Explanation
    In the given sentence, Garrett is exclaiming that Tom and Garrett are the heroes of the neighborhood. Since Garrett is speaking, the correct pronoun to replace the underlined words would be "I" as it refers to the speaker themselves.

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