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Pronouns

This KS2 English quiz will challenge you on pronouns. A pronoun is a word which replaces a noun. "Helen, Tom and Nadia decided to share Helen's, Tom's and Nadia's toys" sounds ridiculous! It's much better English to say, "Helen, Tom and Nadia decided to share their toys." The word 'their' is a pronoun, like 'he' and 'his', 'she' and 'her', 'you' and 'your', and 'I' and 'my'. Other pronouns include 'it'.

The majority of people naturally use pronouns when speaking. It certainly helps to use them in your writing as it shortens what might be a very lengthy sentence!

See how well you understand pronouns by trying this English quiz.

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  1. Choose the correct pronouns to complete the sentence.
    Harry had looked everywhere for ____ coat. Finally, ____ found it under the sofa.
    his coat, he found it
  2. Choose the correct pronouns to complete the sentence.
    Mum asked ____ what we wanted for tea, so ____ asked for spaghetti.
    Mum asked us, we asked
  3. Choose the correct pronouns to complete the sentence.
    Sarah and Tom needed to return ____ library books, because ____ were quite overdue.
    to return their books, because they were
  4. Choose the correct pronouns to complete the sentence.
    Punctuating ____ sentences correctly is very important. ____ should always remember to use capital letters and full stops.
    Punctuating your sentences, You should always remember
  5. Choose the correct pronouns to complete the sentence.
    Rebecca called for ____ cat. Eventually, she found it sitting under a tree licking ____ paws.
    her cat, its paws.
  6. Choose the correct pronouns to complete the sentence.
    Mr. Jenkins, the headteacher, was very proud of ____ school, especially ____ wonderful pupils.
    his school, its pupils.
  7. Choose the correct pronouns to complete the sentence.
    The builders had to cover ____ ears with special earmuffs to protect ____ hearing while drilling.
    their ears, their hearing
  8. Choose the correct pronouns to complete the sentence.
    The doctor took off ____ glasses, looked very seriously at me, and ordered me to open ____ mouth.
    her glasses, my mouth.
  9. Choose the correct pronouns to complete the sentence.
    Nina had grabbed Sophia's biscuits. The teacher ordered ____ to give ____ back.
    ordered her, give them back.
  10. Choose the correct pronouns to complete the sentence.
    ____ wonder how you did on this quiz. Did ____ answer every question correctly?
    I wonder, Did you

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