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Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement (Grade 7)

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Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement

A pronoun should agree in number and gender with its antecedent.
  1. True
  2. False
The word that a pronoun replaces is called the:
  1. proper noun
  2. collective noun
  3. antecedent
  4. conjunction
Pronoun-Antecedent agreement fill in the blank

Each of my sisters has                 own pogo stick.
  1. their
  2. his
  3. her
Select the correct pronoun to complete this sentence.
Both of the boys turned                 homework in late.
  1. his
  2. his or her
  3. their
  4. he
Replace the proper nouns with the correct pronoun in the sentence.

Jamie and Sue went to the movies last night.
  1. she
  2. he
  3. they
  4. us
In the following sentence, which word is the antecedent for the pronoun she?
Kim looked as though she had seen a ghost.
  1. she
  2. Kim
  3. ghost
  4. seen
Pronoun Antecedent agreement

Everything the teacher said made sense the moment he said                .
  1. so
  2. it
  3. ain't
In the following sentences write out the antecedent and choose the pronoun that agrees with it.
1. After hearing all the evidence, the jury made (its, their) decision.
2. As the team entered the lobby, the fans began to ask for (its, their) autograph.
3. The majority of the class took (its, their) work home last night.
  1. evidence and its, team and lobby, class and their
  2. jury and their, lobby and its, class and its
  3. decision and its, team and its, class and work
  4. jury and its, team and their, majority and their
Locate the antecedent of the pronoun: Looking through the powerful telescope, Harry saw his favorite planet.
  1. Harry
  2. Looking
  3. telescope
  4. favorite
Underline the antecedent for the pronoun in each of the following sentences.

a. Mary did her report on George Catlin's paintings of the dances of the Plains Indians.
b. George Catlin wrote his observations of the buffalo-calling dance.
c. Dancers in buffalo costumes danced for days until they spotted a herd of buffalo.
d. If buffalo appeared, there was no doubt the dance had done its job.
e. The Plains Indians were models of conservation and lived in harmony with their environment.

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