Personal Pronouns and Antecedents: Number Agreement


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Identify the error in the following sentence:

Every parent should take good care of their children.

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Identify the error in the following sentence:

The lawyers held private meetings with all of their clients.


Identify the error in the following sentence:

All government representatives must keep in contact with his or her constituents.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help make sure you understand the relationship between a personal pronoun and its antecedent. In order to pass the quiz, you will need to be able to identify agreement errors, as well as fill in practice sentences with the correct pronoun or pronouns.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be quizzed on:

  • Recognizing the antecedent error in an example sentence
  • Choosing the correct personal pronoun or pronouns to complete a sample sentence
  • Pronoun and antecedent number agreement

Skills Practiced

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge on pronouns and antecedents to recognize errors in practice sentences
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding pronoun-antecedent agreement in order to successfully complete example sentences
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related pronouns lesson

Additional Learning

To learn more about this subject, check out the corresponding lesson called Personal Pronouns and Antecedents: Number Agreement. This lesson will help you:

  • Define grammatical terms including noun, pronoun, and antecedent
  • Differentiate between singular and plural pronouns
  • Recognize agreement of pronoun and antecedents in example sentences
  • Identify common agreement errors