Pronouns Worksheet-15

Pronouns Worksheet-15

 

Supply the correct pronoun:

  1. Rita told her father that _____ needs to take some time off from his tight schedule.

A. Him               B. Her                 C. She                 D. He

 

  1. Rajani is absent because _____ is ill.

A. She                 B. It                     C. Him               D. He

 

  1. Sheila had gone to the new mall with some friends of _____.

A. She’s              B. He’s                C. Hers               D. His

 

  1. Justin is a nice young man. _____ asked ______ father for some money to buy a car.

A. Him, his        B. He, his           C. She, her         D. His, him,

 

  1. The Earth is our planet. ____ moves round the sun.

A. She                 B. It                     C. He                  D. They

 

  1. “When will all the friends _____ have invited be here, Anil?” asked ____ mother.

A. His, you         B. Yours, his     C. Your, his       D. You, his

 

  1. May ____ come with you to wherever you are going?

A. She                 B. I                      C. It                     D. Her

 

  1. “How is this blue T-shirt of _____ father?” said Farid.

 

A. His                 B. My                  C. Yours             D. Mine

 

  1. I would love to eat a burger but ___ are usually very hot to taste.  

A. He                  B. It                     C. They               D. It’s

 

  1. My mother is busy. _____ is getting ready to go out.

A. Her                 B. She’s              C. She                 D. He

 

  1. “Mother, I bought this card for ____ birthday,” said the little girl.

A. Your               B. Him               C. Her                 D. You

 

  1. The coach hoped that all of _____ had understood ______ instructions.

 

A. them, his       B. them, my      C. My, you         D. You, my

 

  1. Sonia, Sheila and Sarah sing very well. _____ have been selected for the contest.

 

A. We                  B. Them             C. You                 D. They

 

  1. Hitesh and Sunil are friends. _____ have our lunch together.

 

A. He                  B. They               C. We                  D. Us

 

  1. Doesn’t every school belong to the students; it is not ______.

A. Ours               B. Theirs            C. Yours             D. Mine

 

Answer Key:

  1. D

Explanation: Father is a male noun; hence the masculine pronoun ‘he’ is used.

 

  1. A

Explanation: ‘Rajani’ is a female name; hence the feminine pronoun ‘she’ is used.

 

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Sheila’ is a female name; hence the feminine possessive pronoun ‘hers’ is used.

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Justin’ is a male name; hence the masculine pronouns ‘he – his’ are used.

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Earth’ is a name of neuter gender; hence the neutral pronoun ‘it’ is used.

 

  1. D

Explanation: Anil is being spoken to; hence the second person pronoun ‘you’ and masculine possessive pronoun ‘his’ is used.

 

  1. B

Explanation: Someone is being spoken to and hence only ‘I’ is appropriate.

 

  1. D

Explanation: Farid is talking to his father and so the possessive pronoun ‘mine’ is used.

 

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Burger’ is a noun of neuter gender but is used in the plural sense; hence the neutral plural pronoun ‘they’ is used.

 

  1. C

Explanation: The picture shows a woman (my mother); hence the feminine pronoun ‘she’ is used.

 

  1. A

Explanation: The child is talking to her mother and so the second person pronoun ‘Your’ is used.

 

  1. A

Explanation: The coach is hoping hence ‘them’ (plural objective pronoun) and ‘his’ (masculine possessive) are used.

 

  1. D

Explanation: Sonia +Sheila + Sarah = plural subject; hence plural pronoun ‘they’ is used.

 

  1. B

Explanation: Hitesh + Sunil = plural subject; hence ‘they’ is used.

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Students’ is plural; hence the plural possessive pronoun ‘theirs’ is used.