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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