English Language: Middle School: Grades 6, 7 and 8 Quiz - Apostrophes (To Show Plural Possession) (Questions)

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When an item belongs to more than one person, an apostrophe is used to show plural possession. For example, a game owned by one boy = the boy's game, but a game owned by two or more boys = the boys' game. Add the apostrophe after the plural noun.

Practice your apostrophe skills by playing the following quiz!

1. Find the correct answer for the following phrase.
Letters belonging to several parents.
[ ] The parents letters
[ ] The parent's letters
[ ] The parents' letters
[ ] The parents letter's
2. Find the correct answer for the following phrase.
Books belonging to several teachers.
[ ] The teachers books
[ ] The teacher's books
[ ] The teachers' books
[ ] The teachers book's
3. Find the correct answer for the following phrase.
Chocolate belonging to several girls.
[ ] The girls chocolate
[ ] The girl's chocolate
[ ] The girls' chocolate
[ ] The girls chocolate'
4. Find the correct answer for the following phrase.
Pens belonging to several writers.
[ ] The writer's pens
[ ] The writers' pens
[ ] The writers pen's
[ ] The writers pens'
5. Find the correct answer for the following phrase.
Corners belonging to several tables.
[ ] The table's corners
[ ] The tables' corners
[ ] The tables corner's
[ ] The tables corners'
6. Find the correct answer for the following phrase.
The roots of several trees.
[ ] The tree's roots
[ ] The trees' roots
[ ] The trees root's
[ ] The trees roots'
7. Find the correct answer for the following phrase.
The handles of several doors.
[ ] The door's handles
[ ] The doors' handles
[ ] The doors handle's
[ ] The doors handles'
8. Find the correct answer for the following phrase.
The singing of several performers.
[ ] The performers singing
[ ] The performer's singing
[ ] The performers' singing
[ ] The performers singing'
9. Find the correct answer for the following phrase.
The keyboards of several computers.
[ ] The computer's keyboards
[ ] The computers' keyboards
[ ] The computers keyboard's
[ ] The computers keyboards'
10. Find the correct answer for the following phrase.
The keys of several cars.
[ ] The car's keys
[ ] The cars' keys
[ ] The cars key's
[ ] The cars keys'
English Language: Middle School: Grades 6, 7 and 8 Quiz - Apostrophes (To Show Plural Possession) (Answers)
1. Find the correct answer for the following phrase.
Letters belonging to several parents.
[ ] The parents letters
[ ] The parent's letters
[x] The parents' letters
[ ] The parents letter's
Put the apostrophe after the owners, so parents'
2. Find the correct answer for the following phrase.
Books belonging to several teachers.
[ ] The teachers books
[ ] The teacher's books
[x] The teachers' books
[ ] The teachers book's
Put the apostrophe after the owners, so teachers'
3. Find the correct answer for the following phrase.
Chocolate belonging to several girls.
[ ] The girls chocolate
[ ] The girl's chocolate
[x] The girls' chocolate
[ ] The girls chocolate'
Put the apostrophe after the owners, so girls'
4. Find the correct answer for the following phrase.
Pens belonging to several writers.
[ ] The writer's pens
[x] The writers' pens
[ ] The writers pen's
[ ] The writers pens'
Put the apostrophe after the owners, so writers'
5. Find the correct answer for the following phrase.
Corners belonging to several tables.
[ ] The table's corners
[x] The tables' corners
[ ] The tables corner's
[ ] The tables corners'
More ideas: the chairs' legs / the cupboards' doors
6. Find the correct answer for the following phrase.
The roots of several trees.
[ ] The tree's roots
[x] The trees' roots
[ ] The trees root's
[ ] The trees roots'
More ideas: the plants' soil / the gardens' ponds
7. Find the correct answer for the following phrase.
The handles of several doors.
[ ] The door's handles
[x] The doors' handles
[ ] The doors handle's
[ ] The doors handles'
More ideas: the ceilings' heights / the walls' colors
8. Find the correct answer for the following phrase.
The singing of several performers.
[ ] The performers singing
[ ] The performer's singing
[x] The performers' singing
[ ] The performers singing'
More ideas: the actors' debuts / the theaters' doors
9. Find the correct answer for the following phrase.
The keyboards of several computers.
[ ] The computer's keyboards
[x] The computers' keyboards
[ ] The computers keyboard's
[ ] The computers keyboards'
More ideas: the printers' rating / the usbs' ports
10. Find the correct answer for the following phrase.
The keys of several cars.
[ ] The car's keys
[x] The cars' keys
[ ] The cars key's
[ ] The cars keys'
More ideas: the trucks' parking place / the bikes' brakes