Vague Pronoun Practice
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q. A pronoun ________ a noun.
    answer choices
    replaces
    interrupts
    modifies
    devours
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. We use pronouns to avoid _______.
    answer choices
    nouns
    other pronouns
    verbs
    repeating ourselves
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. When it's unclear which noun the pronoun is replacing, that's called a _______ pronoun.
    answer choices
    confused
    vague
    incomplete sentence
    dependent clause
  • Question 4
    60 seconds
    Q. Which sentence does not use a vague pronoun?
    answer choices
    The new video game, they claim, is one of the best ever made.
    The new video game, critics claim, is one of the best ever made.
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. Which sentence does not use a vague pronoun?
    answer choices
    School officials rejected the students' petition to lengthen recess. 
    They rejected the students' petition to lengthen recess.
  • Question 6
    60 seconds
    Q. Which sentence does not use a vague pronoun?
    answer choices
    Hares are often mistaken for bigger rabbits, even though their feet and ears are bigger.
    Hares are often mistaken for bigger rabbits, even though hares' feet and ears are bigger.
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. Which sentence does not use a vague pronoun?
    answer choices
    If you look carefully you can see when he puts the card up his sleeve.
    If you look carefully you can see when the magician puts the card up his sleeve.
  • Question 8
    60 seconds
    Q. Which of the following does not contain a vague pronoun reference?
    answer choices
    In Colorado, you can go hiking.
    In Colorado, my family and I can go hiking.
  • Question 9
    60 seconds
    Q. Which of the following does not contain a vague pronoun reference?
    answer choices
    As Jason was talking to Sam, Sam started to leave.
    As Jason was talking to Sam, he started to leave.
  • Question 10
    45 seconds
    Q. Select the best correction to the provided sentence:
    In Quebec, ________speak French.
    answer choices
    people
    they
  • Question 11
    45 seconds
    Q. Select the best correction to the provided sentence:
    The student’s paper showed little revision between drafts. _______ lowered his grade.
    answer choices
    It
    The paper
  • Question 12
    45 seconds
    Q. Select the best correction to the provided sentence:
    At recess, ______ are noisy. 
    answer choices
    students
    they
  • Question 13
    45 seconds
    Q. Select the best correction to the provided sentence:
    The student’s paper showed little revision between drafts. _______ lowered his grade.
    answer choices
    This problem
    That
  • Question 14
    45 seconds
    Q. Select the best correction to the provided sentence:
    On my street, _______ pick up the garbage on Mondays.
    answer choices
    they
    trash collectors
  • Question 15
    45 seconds
    Q. Select the best correction to the provided sentence:
    In this magazine article, _______ recommends eating more vegetables.
    answer choices
    it
    the writer
  • Question 16
    45 seconds
    Q. Select the best correction to the provided sentence:
     Although the kite hit the tree, _______ was not damaged.
    answer choices
    it
    the kite
  • Question 17
    45 seconds
    Q. Select the best correction to the provided sentence:
    Even though Julie invited Carrie to her house, _______ was still upset. 
    answer choices
    Carrie
    she
  • Question 18
    45 seconds
    Q. Select the best correction to the provided sentence:
    Mallory went to both the state fair and the county fair, but ________ was her favorite. 
    answer choices
    the state fair
    it
  • Question 19
    45 seconds
    Q. Select the best correction to the provided sentence:
     Ed thinks flying is the best way to travel, although he has never been on _______.
    answer choices
    a plane
    one
  • Question 20
    45 seconds
    Q. Select the best correction to the provided sentence:
    Despite the thorns, ________ insisted on buying roses.
    answer choices
    they
    the customer
  • Question 21
    45 seconds
    Q. Select the best correction to the provided sentence:
    When the storm was approaching, ________ was cold.
    answer choices
    it
    the temperature
  • Question 22
    45 seconds
    Q. Select the best correction to the provided sentence:
    Although the figurine fell on the floor, ________ was not broken.
    answer choices
    it
    the figurine 
  • Question 23
    45 seconds
    Q. Select the best correction to the provided sentence:
    In fourth grade, ________ learned algebra.
    answer choices
    the students
    they
  • Question 24
    45 seconds
    Q. Select the best correction to the provided sentence:
    When Jackie saw Chandra, ______ waved hello.
    answer choices
    Chandra
    she
  • Question 25
    45 seconds
    Q. Select the best correction to the provided sentence:
    When my mother won the lottery, ______ made her so excited!
    answer choices
    it
    winning
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