PROBLEM

Direction: Choose the correct pronoun in the context

  1. One of the students did not submit his/their/one’s assignment as per the instruction.
  2. The baby flung his/its toy and lost him/it somewhere.
  3. Passengers are advised to look after there/their luggage himself/themselves.
  4. There/their were thousands of new articles there/their.
  5. The elephant salutes by using its /it’s trunk.
  6. Please hurry. Its/it’s getting late.
  7. It is I/me who is knocking at the door.
  8. What is there/their that shines?
  9. I have done the painting better than she/her.
  10. He is a very good friend of my/mine.

 

Direction: Correct the underlined parts of these sentences as per the context

1. Who’s caravan were you staying in?

2. Who live in the flat upstairs?

3 Whose is going with you to Canada?

4 To who you were talking?

5 What is your brother? The one next to Jeno.

 

Direction: Choose the correct pronoun in the context

  1. I met a man who/whom told me about my award.
  2. I met a man who/whom I told about his award.
  3. Carlos gave Maria notes from chapters 3 through 7 that/which were going to be on the test.
  4. This is not the doctor who/whom he referred to.
  5. These are the holes in which/that those snakes live.
  6. All which/that glitters is not gold.
  7. All which/that know the truth don’t always utter it.
  8. There is hardly anyone who/that doesn’t know about her.
  9. Shakespeare was the most prolific writer which/that time has ever seen.
  10. What is there in your hand which/that you have brought for me?

Direction: Match the beginnings of sentences with correct endings.

1.Everythinga.is the one TN CM Ms J. Jayalalitha gave to Arnab Goswami of Times Now
2.None of party supportersb.Demands the release of a photograph of CM from hospital.
3.Every inch of wayc.has happened entirely by accident
4.Othersd.Knows her as temperamental, imperious and difficult
5.A few actions and reactionse.Were not allowed entry to the block where the CM is being treated
6.Fewf.was fight and struggle for me. Though Dr MGR introduced me to politics, he certainly didn’t smoothen the way for me, he didn’t make anything easy for me.
7.Many a politiciang.are not let, as the crowd will affect operations of the hospital,” said a deputy commissioner posted outside the hospital.
8.More than a monthh.was released by the hospital and many rumors were spread.
9.One of the most talked interviewi.was permitted to see her, the hospital team should have officially posted some photographs or videos to calm the people. Why didn’t they?
10.Other leaderj.Was admitted TN CM Ms J. Jayalalitha in Apollo Hospital, Chennai
11.No onek. match the charisma of my guest tonight, whether it’s a movie star or a politician: Simi Garewal
12.All special puja and homaml.have made me tough.
13.Anyonem.is in films.
14.Most male chauvinismn.Was performed outside the hospital on Friday morning
15.Some noticeo.has taken more criticism than me, I don’t think: Jayalalitha

 

Direction: Choose the correct word

  1. Could you lend me some/any of your books today?
  2. You cannot buy anything with such a little/less amount of money.
  3. He has much/more sense than you have.
  4. There is not much/more scope in the conventional jobs these days.
  5. Did you see some/any good movies during your visit to the town?
  6. Very few/a few people true to their intentions.
  7. Little/a little elegance is left in those arrogant youth.
  8. An average Indian earns much/enough to maintain an honourable life.
  9. If you are looking for some nice magazines, there are already some/several in the stall.
  10. Help came but too late and too little/less.

ANSWERS

Direction: Choose the correct pronoun in the context.

  1. his–one student
  2. its, it–used for baby and toy respectively
  3. their, themselves–belonging to them; he–himself but they or passengers–themselves
  4. there, there–used for place
  5. its–belonging to it and not ‘it is’
  6. it’s– it is
  7. I–subjective form for the doer of the action–knocking
  8. there–used for place
  9. she–‘better than she did’ is curtailed here
  10. mine–my friend but friend of mine.

 

Direction: Correct the underlined parts of these sentences as per the context.

  1. Whose
  2. Who lives
  3. Who
  4. To whom
  5. Which

 

Direction: Choose the correct pronoun in the context

  1. who
  2. whom
  3. which
  4. whom
  5. which
  6. that
  7. that
  8. who
  9. that
  10. That

 

Direction: Match the beginnings of sentences with correct endings

  1. Everything has happened entirely by accident.
  2. None of party supporters were not allowed entry to the block where the CM is being treated / are not let, as the crowd will affect operations of the hospital,” said a deputy commissioner posted outside the hospital.
  3. Every inch of way was fight and struggle for me. Though Dr MGR introduced me to politics, he certainly didn’t smoothen the way for me, he didn’t make anything easy for me.
  4. Others were not allowed entry to the block where the CM is being treated / are not let, as the crowd will affect operations of the hospital,” said a deputy commissioner posted outside the hospital.
  5. A few actions and reactions have made me tough.
  6. Few match the charisma of my guest tonight, whether it’s a movie star or a politician: Simi Garewal.
  7. Many a politician knows her as temperamental, imperious and difficult
  8. More than a month was admitted TN CM Ms J. Jayalalitha in Apollo Hospital, Chennai.
  9. One of the most talked interview is the one TN CM Ms J. Jayalalitha gave to Arnab Goswami of Times Now
  10. Other leader demands the release of a photograph of CM from hospital.
  11. No one was permitted to see her, the hospital team should have officially posted some photographs or videos to calm the people. Why didn’t they?
  12. All special puja and homam was performed outside the hospital on Friday morning.
  13. Anyone has taken more criticism than me, I don’t think: Jayalalitha
  14. Some notice was released by the hospital and many rumors were spread.
  15. Most male chauvinism is in films or in politics?

 

Direction: Choose the correct word

  1. some
  2. a little
  3. more
  4. much
  5. any
  6. few
  7. little
  8. enough
  9. several
  10. little