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Traditional English Grammar

Pronoun Reference quiz

Directions:

OPTION 1: Use the browser's print option to print this page. The sentences contain a pronoun error or are correct. If there is an error, place a parentheses around the incorrect pronoun and write the corrected pronoun below the sentence. If the sentence is correct, write "C " in the right margin. When you have finished, check your answers.

OPTION 2: The sentences contain a pronoun error or are correct. On a sheet of paper numbered 1-10, if there is an error, write down the incorrect pronoun and place a parentheses around it; then write the corrected pronoun next to it. If the sentence is correct, write "C." When you have finished, check your answers.

OPTION 3: In the input box next to the test item, if there is an error, type in the correct pronoun. If the sentence is correct, type "C." When you have finished, use the browser's print option to print this page and check your answers.


1. "Walden Two" succeeded because they received enthusiastic support from the academic community.

 

2. Gertrude Stein visited with Mrs. Ernest Hemingway while she was a free lance writer in Madrid.

 

3. The ordinary assembly line worker is now well-compensated for his labors, but they have not been able to conquer the monotony of the work.

 

4. They tell you that you must revise your themes, but most of the time you do not know how to do this.

 

5. Medical service has not improved much in the last five years though it has gone up in cost.

 

6. Most people are searching for a quick, easy way to get rich; this is why they are disappointed.

 

7. Before July 1, most companies have prepared a new fiscal budget which is the deadline.

 

8. Physicians usually charge their patients a standard fee unless they are poverty stricken.

 

9. The public speaker is usually enthusiastically received, but it is difficult to earn a living by it.

 

 

10. To be a successful chemist, you must learn the periodic tables.

 

 


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