English Language: Middle School: Grades 6, 7 and 8 Quiz - Pronouns 2 (Questions)

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There are also possessive pronouns in English. Possessive means belonging to, such as 'her computer'. 'My'/'ours'/'his'/'theirs' are also (possessive = belonging to) pronouns.

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1. Try and find all the pronouns in the following sentence.
Don't take your old book home; take your new one.
[ ] book, home
[ ] old, new
[ ] take, take
[ ] your, your
2. Try and find all the pronouns in the following sentence.
A van delivered their shopping but not yours.
[ ] A, but
[ ] delivered, but
[ ] their, yours
[ ] van, shopping
3. Try and find all the pronouns in the following sentence.
Our washing machine needs repairing; so does theirs.
[ ] needs, does
[ ] needs, repairing
[ ] Our, theirs
[ ] washing, machine
4. Try and find all the pronouns in the following sentence.
Your car is a newer model than his car.
[ ] car, car
[ ] is, than
[ ] newer, model
[ ] Your, his
5. Try and find all the pronouns in the following sentence.
We have our essays; have you seen theirs anywhere?
[ ] have, our, you, theirs
[ ] our, have, theirs, you
[ ] We, our, you, seen
[ ] We, our, you, theirs
6. Try and find all the pronouns in the following sentence.
Is there a dog in your garden? Ours has escaped!
[ ] dog, garden
[ ] Is, escaped
[ ] Is, has
[ ] your, ours
7. Try and find all the pronouns in the following sentence.
His lunch and her book are in my knapsack.
[ ] and, are, in
[ ] her, book, my
[ ] His, her, my
[ ] lunch, book, knapsack
8. Try and find all the pronouns in the following sentence.
Tell them that their tickets are at the reception.
[ ] Tell, are
[ ] that, the
[ ] them, their
[ ] tickets, reception
9. Try and find all the pronouns in the following sentence.
Our football match is canceled; their sports field is wet.
[ ] football, match
[ ] is, is
[ ] Our, their
[ ] sports, field
10. Try and find all the pronouns in the following sentence.
She celebrated her birthday with her family and friends.
[ ] celebrated, birthday
[ ] family, friends
[ ] She, her
[ ] with, and
English Language: Middle School: Grades 6, 7 and 8 Quiz - Pronouns 2 (Answers)
1. Try and find all the pronouns in the following sentence.
Don't take your old book home; take your new one.
[ ] book, home
[ ] old, new
[ ] take, take
[x] your, your
'Your' = belonging to you = possessive pronoun
2. Try and find all the pronouns in the following sentence.
A van delivered their shopping but not yours.
[ ] A, but
[ ] delivered, but
[x] their, yours
[ ] van, shopping
'Van' and 'shopping' are nouns
3. Try and find all the pronouns in the following sentence.
Our washing machine needs repairing; so does theirs.
[ ] needs, does
[ ] needs, repairing
[x] Our, theirs
[ ] washing, machine
'Theirs' never needs an apostrophe!
4. Try and find all the pronouns in the following sentence.
Your car is a newer model than his car.
[ ] car, car
[ ] is, than
[ ] newer, model
[x] Your, his
'His' = belonging to him = possessive pronoun
5. Try and find all the pronouns in the following sentence.
We have our essays; have you seen theirs anywhere?
[ ] have, our, you, theirs
[ ] our, have, theirs, you
[ ] We, our, you, seen
[x] We, our, you, theirs
'Theirs' never needs an apostrophe!
6. Try and find all the pronouns in the following sentence.
Is there a dog in your garden? Ours has escaped!
[ ] dog, garden
[ ] Is, escaped
[ ] Is, has
[x] your, ours
'Ours' never needs an apostrophe!
7. Try and find all the pronouns in the following sentence.
His lunch and her book are in my knapsack.
[ ] and, are, in
[ ] her, book, my
[x] His, her, my
[ ] lunch, book, knapsack
'My' = belonging to me = possessive pronoun
8. Try and find all the pronouns in the following sentence.
Tell them that their tickets are at the reception.
[ ] Tell, are
[ ] that, the
[x] them, their
[ ] tickets, reception
'Them' personal pronoun; 'their' possessive pronoun
9. Try and find all the pronouns in the following sentence.
Our football match is canceled; their sports field is wet.
[ ] football, match
[ ] is, is
[x] Our, their
[ ] sports, field
'Their' = belonging to them = possessive pronoun
10. Try and find all the pronouns in the following sentence.
She celebrated her birthday with her family and friends.
[ ] celebrated, birthday
[ ] family, friends
[x] She, her
[ ] with, and
'Her' = belonging to her = possessive pronoun