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Subject–Verb and Pronoun–Antecedent Agreement Quiz

Instructions: Choose the form of the verb and/or pronoun that agrees with the subject and/or antecedent (noun or indefinite pronoun).

Question 1:


a) his
b) their
c) his or her

Question 2:


a) is
b) are

Question 3:


a) come
b) comes

Question 4:


a) contributes
b) contribute

Question 5:


a) have
b) has

Question 6:


a) has revealed
b) have revealed

Question 7:


a) his
b) their

Question 8:


a) lead
b) leads

Question 9:


a) determines its
b) determine their
c) determine its
d) determines their

Question 10:


a) its . . . are
b) their . . . is
c) its . . . is
d) their . . . are

Question 11:


a) he or she . . . their
b) they . . . one’s
c) they . . . their
d) he or she . . . his or her

Question 12:


a) his or her . . . him or her . . . his or her
b) their...them...their

Question 13:


a) is
b) are

Question 14:


a) him or her . . . his or her
b) him...his
c) them...their

Question 15:


a) teach
b) teaches