Subject High School Subjects High School English

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CHAPTER 6: HAND-IN ASSIGNMENT
PRONOUNS AND ANTECEDENTS
This is an open-book assignment. You may refer to the textbook, dictionary, and reference manual. (46 marks)
Multiple Choice (Level I): Select the correct letter 1. Every worker in the building will be required to wear ___________ identification badge at all times.
(a) his
(b) his or her
(c) their

2. All members of the management team, as well as the individual office manager, must do___________ best to ensure open lines of communication.
(a) his
(b) his or her
(c) their

3. Does every member of the men’s baseball team have a uniform that fits ___________?
(a) them
(b) him

4. After a homeowner signs a contract, ___________ up to 72 hours in which to cancel the agreement.
(a) he has
(b) he or she has
(c) they have

5. Only Mr. Durian and Mr. Evans have to give ___________ approval for the expenditure of funds.
(a) his
(b) their

6. All employees were given ___________ own company manuals describing standard procedures.
(a) his or her
(b) their

7. Kathy and Barbara felt that ___________ had done a good job in gathering voter registrations.
(a) she
(b) they

8. Tim Morrow, as well as some other clerks in that department, had ___________ hours changed.
(a) their
(b) his

9. When a person reaches that age, ___________ respect.
(a) he deserves
(b) he or she deserves (c) they deserve

10. All investors expect a share of the profits to be returned to ___________.
(a) him or her
(b) them

11. Many of Sandra’s friends, in addition to her family, sent ___________ warm wishes for a speedy recovery.
(a) its
(b) their

12. Both Mike and Tom have given ___________approval.
(a) his
(b) their

13. All new employees should have a thorough understanding of ___________ duties.
(a) his or her
(b) their

14. A customer may see ___________ credit rating on demand.
(a) his
(b) his or her
(c) their

15. One of the male passengers gave up ___________ seat.
(a) his
(b) their

16. The Porcupine Caribou Management Board, made up of very talented individuals, uses ___________ influence to lobby for the protection of the caribou herd.
(a) its
(b) it’s
(c) their

17. Every senior secretary was provided with a detailed description of ___________ duties.
(a) their
(b) his or her

18. The entire staff of workers voted to lend ___________ support to the local volunteer program.
(a) its
(b) it’s
(c) their

19. Neither of the employment agencies charged a fee for ___________ service to job seekers.
(a) it’s
(b) its
(c) their

20. Has everyone deposited ___________ ticket stub for the next drawing?
(a) his or her
(b) their

21. Neither the mayor nor the councillors wanted to see ___________ benefits package altered.
(a) his or her
(b) their

22. Either Ms. Netro or Ms. Kendi will be happy to help you in any way ___________ can.
(a) she
(b) they

23. Does everyone in the women’s choir know where ___________ part begins?
(a) her
(b) their

24. The law firm of Robbins, Waxman, Meyer, and Frank sent an announcement of ___________ intention to move elsewhere.
(a) their
(b) its
(c) it’s

25. One individual after another stepped to the podium to present ___________ views on the controversial issue.
(a) his
(b) his or her
(c) their

26. Either Mr. Black or Mr. Phelps will be able to offer ___________ assistance to you shortly.
(a) their
(b) his

27. Any one of the boys may bring ___________ parents as guests.
(a) his
(b) their

28. One of the men forgot ___________ axe.
(a) their
(b) his

29. Each of the women was eager to do ___________ part in alleviating the problem.
(a) their
(b) her

30. A bonus will be given to ___________ we feel has earned it.
(a) whoever
(b) whomever

31. By ____________ was this work order submitted?
(a) who
(b) whom

32. She is an outstanding employee ___________ we believe represents our First Nation well.
(a) who
(b) whom

33. Did you know ___________the telephone caller was?
(a) who
(b) whom

34. ___________ is recommended will be give our full consideration.
(a) Whoever
(b) Whomever

35. Ron Kay is the man ___________ we think should be made manager.
(a) who
(b) whom

36. ___________ do you think we saw at last night’s performance?
(a) Who
(b) Whom

37. ___________ is elected by the union will be sent to the national convention.
(a) Whoever
(b) Whomever

38. Ron Joe is the councillor ___________ we want to invite to our meeting.
(a) who
(b) whom

39. ___________ do you wish to be paired with?
(a) Who
(b) Whom

40. Was the caller ___________ you thought it would be?
(a) who
(b) whom

41. ___________ would you like to see hired for the position?
(a) who
(b) whom

42. Mrs. Henderson, ___________ we hoped would get the job, took the position in another branch office.
(a) who
(b) whom

43. The customer who came to see me was ___________ ?
(a) who
(b) whom

44. Did the Chief say ___________ he would recommend?
(a) who
(b) whom

45. The machine seemed to be ___________ yesterday.
(a) alright
(b) all right

46. This design for the office allows more open space ___________ the design submitted earlier.
(a) than
(b) then

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