Pronoun & Antecedent agreement
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q. Read the sentence and decide if the pronoun in red should be changed: Not only my brothers but also Mom loves to eat their omelets in ketchup. 
    answer choices
    his
    her
    his and her
    No change is necessary
  • Question 2
    60 seconds
    Q. Of the three pronouns listed, choose the one that is incorrectly used.  The students and their professor sweated in the hot classroom. Each one of them wondered why they had decided to commit to summer school. 
    answer choices
    Their should be his
    Each should be plural
    they should be he or she
    No change is necessary
  • Question 3
    60 seconds
    Q. Should the pronoun in red be changed?  Robert and Sue Ellen concentrated on the computer.  They read each question carefully as they took the quiz. 
    answer choices
    Make it "He" because Robert is first
    Make it "She" because Sue Ellen is closest to the pronoun
    Make it any singular pronoun
    No change is necessary
  • Question 4
    60 seconds
    Q. What pronoun should replace the second Tito's Taco Palace in red?  The students have decided to eat at Tito's Taco Palace, where they can order the special.  Tito's Taco Palace's prices are very low. 
    answer choices
    Its
    Their
    Everyone's 
    No change is needed
  • Question 5
    60 seconds
    Q. Read the sentences and decide if the pronoun in red should be changed: Either of these thick books by respected authors will have the answer to your research question in his many pages. 
    answer choices
    their
    its
    her
    No change is necessary
  • Question 6
    60 seconds
    Q. What word should be put in the blank?  If ________ stopped to smell the roses, they might get stung by bees and have their allergies kick into overdrive. 
    answer choices
    everyone
    anyone
    people
    no one
  • Question 7
    60 seconds
    Q. Read the sentence and decide if it is correct: Weaver Hill High School has strange school colors.  Their hot pink and bright yellow combination really stand out on the field!
    answer choices
    Replace Their with His
    Replace Their with Theirs
    Replace Their with Its
    No change is necessary
  • Question 8
    60 seconds
    Q. Which of the following pronouns is incorrect?  Sam is starving!  His buddies have just ordered their meals.  Despite Sam's drooling, neither of them will part with their French Fries. 
    answer choices
    The blue "their"
    The green "them"
    The red "their"
    They are all correct
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. How would you change the pronoun in red to be correct?  Sam is starving!  His buddies have just ordered their meals.  Despite Sam's drooling, neither of them will part with their French Fries. 
    answer choices
    his
    her
    its
    No change is necessary
  • Question 10
    60 seconds
    Q. Which pronoun should be changed?  Clyde refuses to return to the weight room because its staff always pokes fun of his skinny arms and legs. 
    answer choices
    its should be "their"
    his should be "their"
    its should be "his"
    No change should be made
  • Question 11
    60 seconds
    Q. What choice should be used to fill in the blank?  ______________ should memorize a Shakespeare poem because the extra credit points will help them improve their averages. 
    answer choices
    Everyone
    Each student
    The students
    Anyone
  • Question 12
    60 seconds
    Q. What change would you make to this sentence to fix it?  Neither of my brothers shows much sense when he dates women. 
    answer choices
    Change "he dates" to "they date"
    Change "he dates" to "either date" 
    Brothers is clearly plural so use a plural
    No change is needed 
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