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Their, They're and There

This KS2 English quiz challenges you on the words their, they're and there. 'Their', 'they're' and 'there' are same sounding words or homophones, although they are spelt differently and have different meanings. 'Their' is a possessive pronoun - it means that something belongs to 'them'; 'they're' is the contraction of 'they are'; and 'there' is used to mean a place or position.

It's easy to get these three words mixed up, but once you remember what each of them mean, you'll never make the mistake again. If you don't get full marks first time in this quiz, try it again until you know for sure which of the three options is correct.

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  1. Read the statement before choosing the answer which uses the correct version of 'their', 'they're' or 'there'.
    Nicole and Anna are going to take the dog for a walk.
    They are (they're) going to take their (possessive) dog.
  2. Read the statement before choosing the answer which uses the correct version of 'their', 'they're' or 'there'.
    No more questions will be allowed!
    In this sentence, 'there' means 'here and now, in this place'.
  3. Read the statement before choosing the answer which uses the correct version of 'their', 'they're' or 'there'.
    The children thought that no one would be in the park later that afternoon.
    'There' - the park is a place.
  4. Read the statement before choosing the answer which uses the correct version of 'their', 'they're' or 'there'.
    The builders will bring tools when they are ready.
    Their (possessive) tools - they belong to the builders; they're (they are) ready.
  5. Read the statement before choosing the answer which uses the correct version of 'their', 'they're' or 'there'.
    The football fans cheered loudly for the team.
    'Their' (possessive) team - it 'belongs' to the fans.
  6. Read the statement before choosing the answer which uses the correct version of 'their', 'they're' or 'there'.
    You will find the pirates' treasure chest buried under the tree.
    Their (possessive) treasure - it belongs to the pirates; buried there ('under the tree' is a place).
  7. Read the statement before choosing the answer which uses the correct version of 'their', 'they're' or 'there'.
    Joe and Harry have decided to visit the new school.
    'Their' (possessive) new school - it 'belongs' to them.
  8. Read the statement before choosing the answer which uses the correct version of 'their', 'they're' or 'there'.
    Joe and Harry's new school is near the leisure centre.
    Their (possessive) school is there ('near the leisure centre' is a place).
  9. Read the statement before choosing the answer which uses the correct version of 'their', 'they're' or 'there'.
    It was already crowded in the restaurant when another large group arrived.
    'There' - the restaurant is a place.
  10. Read the statement before choosing the answer which uses the correct version of 'their', 'they're' or 'there'.
    Nicole and Anna are going for a walk.
    They are (they're) going for a walk.

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