Use of 's Worksheet-5

Use of 's Worksheet-5

 

Use the apostrophe (’) at the right place and rewrite the sentence:

  1. Every persons likes and dislikes are different.

A. Every person’s like’s and dislike’s are different.

B. Every persons like’s and dislike’s are different.

C. Every person’s like’s and dislikes are different.

D. Every person’s likes and dislikes are different.

 

  1. The fishermans boats have all come ashore.

A. The fisherman’s boat’s have all come ashore.

B. The fisherman’s boats have all come ashore.

C. The fishermans boat’s have all come ashore.

D. The fishermans’ boats’ have all come ashore.

 

  1. Every childs secret desires are nearly the same.

A. Every child’s secret desires are nearly the same.

B. Every child’s secret desire’s are nearly the same.

C. Every childs secret desires’ are nearly the same.

D. Every childs’ secret desires’ are nearly the same.

 

  1. This singers songs are all quite popular.

A. This singers’ songs’ are all quite popular.

B. This singers’ songs’ are all quite popular.

C. This singer’s songs are all quite popular.

D. This singers’ song’s are all quite popular.

 

  1. The old womans sons were all very helpful.

A. The old woman’s sons’ were all very helpful.

B. The old woman’s sons were all very helpful.

C. The old womans’ sons were all very helpful.

D. The old woman’s son’s were all very helpful.

 

  1. The cuckoos eggs are in the crows nest.

A. The cuckoos’ eggs’ are in the crows’ nest.

B. The cuckoo’s egg’s are in the crow’s nest.

C. The cuckoo’s eggs are in the crow’s nest.

D. The cuckoos egg’s are in the crows’ nest.

 

  1. The birds eggs are in its nest.

A. The bird’s eggs are in its nest.

B. The bird’s eggs are in it’s nest.

C. The bird’s egg’s are in it’s nest.

D. The birds’ eggs are in it’s nest.

 

  1. The girls hands were decorated with henna.

A. The girl’s hand’s were decorated with henna.

B. The girl’s hands were decorated with henna.

C. The girl’s hands’ were decorated with henna.

D. The girls’ hand’s were decorated with henna.

 

  1. The boys T-shirts were quite dirty.

A. The boys T-shirts’ were quite dirty.

B. The boys’ T-shirt’s were quite dirty.

C. The boy’s T-shirt’s were quite dirty.

D. The boy’s T-shirts were quite dirty.

 

  1. Her mothers friends will come with us.

A. Her mothers’ friend’s will come with us.

B. Her mother’s friends will come with us.

C. Her mothers’ friends’ will come with us.

D. Her mother’s friend’s will come with us.

 

  1. Janes new neighbours are very friendly.

A. Jane’s new neighbours are very friendly.

B. Jane’s new neighbour’s are very friendly.

C. Janes’ new neighbours’ are very friendly.

D. Jane’s new neighbours’ are very friendly.

 

  1. The cats eyes are like blue stones.

A. The cats eye’s are like blue stones.

B. The cats eyes are like blue stone’s.

C. The cat’s eyes are like blue stones.

D. The cat’s eye’s are like blue stones.

 

Answer Key:

  1. D

Explanation: Person’s shows that the likes and dislikes belong to every person.

  1. B

Explanation: Fisherman’s shows that the boats belong to the fisherman.

  1. A

Explanation: Child’s shows that the desires belong to every child.

  1. C

Explanation: Singer’s shows that the songs are sung by the singer.

  1. B

Explanation: Old woman’s shows that the sons belong to the old woman.

  1. C

Explanation: Cuckoo’s shows that the eggs belong to the cuckoo & crow’s shows that the nest belongs to the crow.

  1. A

Explanation: Bird’s shows that the eggs belong to the bird. No apostrophe in ‘its’ – its = belonging to it. (It’s = it is).

  1. B

Explanation: Girl’s shows that the hands belong to the girl.

  1. D

Explanation: Boy’s shows that the T-shirts belong to the boy.

  1. B

Explanation: Mother’s shows that the friends belong to the mother.

  1. A

Explanation: Jane’s shows that the neighbours belong to Jane.

  1. C

Explanation: Cat’s shows that the eyes belong to the cat.