Grade Eight / Silver
Online Exercise Bank

14.2 Pronouns

Recognizing Pronouns and Antecedents

Use the pull-down menus to select the pronoun and antecedent in each of the following sentences.

Pronoun Antecedent
EXAMPLE: The players brought their lunches to the game. their players
1. Because of her illness, the singer was unable to appear.
2. At the party, Bob asked his friend's sister for a dance.
3. When Betsy read Romeo and Juliet, she cried.
4. With their tickets, the sisters approached the gangplank.
5. Jean, will you read this poem aloud?
6. In spite of their accident, the actors arrived on time.
7. The lion snarled, opened its mouth, and roared.
8. Beethoven wrote the Ninth Symphony when he was deaf.
9. Grabbing his knee, the tackle collapsed on the grass.
10. Had she wanted, Sylvia could have won the first prize.