English grammar

Module 2:

Review Pronouns

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English grammar
English grammar

Identifying Personal Pronouns

Directions:
Find and click on the personal pronouns in the following sentences.
1.
The spy was barely hurt when he drove his car off a cliff trying to escape his pursuers.
2.
My cousin lost her umbrella when she left it in the restaurant.
3.
The shopkeeper gave her employees a discount when they bought their groceries in her store.
4.
The cat and her kittens made their home in a pile of clothes they had dragged from the laundry basket.
5.
Judy and Larry did a routine in which she asked him questions he wasn't able to answer.

Using Personal Pronouns

Directions:
Choose the pronoun that correctly completes each sentence.
6.
The cowboy showed how to rope a calf.
we, us
7.
wants a new tree in her garden.
She, Her, Hers
8.
Jose went fishing; almost caught a shark!
he, him, his
9.
The diners brought trays to the counter to be cleaned.
They, them, their
10.
Our new teacher is .
she, her, hers

Using Pronouns in Compounds

Directions:
Choose the pronoun that correctly completes each sentence.
11.
The plumber asked what his little brother had flushed down the toilet.
he, him
12.
Tamara and will be going to the movies tonight.
I, me
13.
Would you please show how to do that dance step?
I, me
14.
If Debbie and go to the mall, please call me.
she, her
15.
Her mother promised that she could go to the dance.
she, her

Challenges with Pronouns

Directions:
Choose the pronoun that correctly completes each sentence.
16.
The speaker showed parents how damaging cyberbullying could be.
we, us
17.
For breakfast, athletes should eat plenty of protein.
we, us
18.
DeeDee can sing much more loudly than (can).
I, me
19.
dog trainers must buy lots of dog treats.
We, Us
20.
My grandmother loves my cousin as much as (she loves) .
I, me

Reflexive and Intensive Pronouns

Directions:
Decide whether the bold-faced pronoun is reflexive or intensive.
21.
The author gave himself a pseudonym.
reflexive / intensive
22.
I braided my hair myself.
reflexive / intensive
23.
The king himself gave the knight a greater title.
reflexive / intensive
24.
You can give yourself a pedicure.
reflexive / intensive
25.
My dog helped herself to the leftovers on the table.
reflexive / intensive

Interrogative Pronouns

Directions:
Choose the correct interrogative pronoun for each sentence.
26.
To did you write that love letter?
who, whom
27.
gave you your favorite birthday gift?
Who, Whom
28.
I hear someone's cell phone ringing. is it?
Who, Whose
29.
found the money I dropped in the hallway?
Who, Whom
30.
did he see in the rearview mirror?
Who, Whom

Demonstrative Pronouns

Directions:
Choose the correct demonstrative pronoun to complete each sentence.
31.
is one of my favorite books.
These, That
32.
are the watermelons I grew in my backyard.
Those, That
33.
Is in the far case a chocolate cake?
that, this
34.
Are your shorts?
this, these
35.
is my favorite kind of chewing gum.
This, These

Relative Pronouns

Directions:
Choose the correct relative pronoun to complete each sentence.
36.
My principal is the kind of person to you can tell anything.
whom, who
37.
Jacques Cousteau is the scientist inspired me to be a marine biologist.
who, which
38.
Which car looks like the one hit your car?
that, who
39.
The new car I just bought has broken down already.
which, that
40.
Scotland, was never conquered by the Romans, is a beautiful country.
that, which
Directions:
Identify each pronoun in bold as relative, interrogative, or demonstrative.
41.
I met the woman who wrote that news article.
relative / interrogative
42.
Which interstate exit should I take to get there?
relative / interrogative
43.
If I buy that for you, will you pay me back?
relative / demonstrative
44.
The shoes that I brought are falling apart.
relative / interrogative
45.
If I meet the star player, to whom should I have him autograph the ball?
relative / interrogative

Indefinite Pronouns

Directions:
Click on the indefinite pronouns in each sentence.
46.
Everything you do will be noticed by someone.
47.
Some will do the work of all.
48.
I hope somebody brings a movie, or we'll have nothing to watch.
49.
If nobody brings anything to the party, all of us will starve.
50.
Most of the cake will feed everybody.

Pronoun Agreement

Directions:
Click on the correct antecedent noun for each bold-faced pronoun. Note that some sentences may have more than one antecedent noun.
51.
The service dog helped its owner bring in the groceries.
52.
The biggest puppy and the littlest puppy played tug-of-war with their toys.
53.
My mother and father searched everywhere for her glasses.
54.
The bluebirds gathered sticks and twigs to build their nest.
55.
The tourists and their guide almost missed the departure of their tour bus.
Directions:
Fill in the blank with the correct pronoun.
56.
Medieval illuminators often had scribes do the writing in books before painting the decoration.
his, her, their, his or her
57.
When a telephone operator makes a call, it is job to be polite.
his, her, their, his or her
58.
The explorers set up their camp at the base of the mountain, and then began to climb.
he, she, they, he or she
59.
A new teacher must learn how to plan lessons for class.
his, her, their, his or her
60.
When a Boy Scout goes camping, backpack should be correctly packed.
his, her, their, his or her
Directions:
Choose the best word to complete the sentence.
61.
The golden retriever and the bulldog fought over the bone. won.
It, The bulldog
62.
Jade and Victoria went shopping. got a great deal.
She, Jade
63.
Stan, one of my brother's friends, lost car keys in our refrigerator.
his, their
64.
Charlie and Jake, both vegetables in the play, wished costumes had gotten lost.
his, her, their
65.
The statue and the plate were knocked off the shelf. broke.
It, The plate
Directions:
Click on any pronoun errors in the following sentences. If the sentence has no errors, click no mistakes.
66.
When a person falls down the stairs, you usually fall face down.
(no mistakes)
67.
A dog trainer must love working with animals or they will never be successful.
(no mistakes)
68.
We are going to visit the coast of California, where you can see seals and sea otters.
(no mistakes)
69.
You will find the library if you go three blocks to the left and then turn right.
(no mistakes)
70.
The researcher and the scientist worked hard to find a cure. He found a possible new cancer drug.
(no mistakes)
Directions:
Choose the pronoun that correctly completes each sentence.
71.
Someone left pencil in the pencil sharpener.
his, her, their, his or her
72.
Few of the dogs we rescued had had shots.
his or her, their
73.
Both of the soldiers accepted awards for bravery in action.
his, her, their, his or her
74.
Neither of the men realized car had been damaged.
his, their
75.
Most of the candy bars have almonds in .
it, them
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