ACT English Practice: Pronouns


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The detective and his assistant Steve got to work on the case right away, and he found an important clue hidden in the third floor bathroom.

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1. At first, Janice couldn't believe that her and Emily were suspects.

2. Neither Mr. Johnson nor Mr. Geordie wanted to let the police officers into his classroom.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

A pronoun is a word that refers back to a specific noun from earlier in the sentence. This quiz and corresponding worksheet will test you on your understanding of pronoun usage in ACT English.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to test your understanding of the following:

  • Object pronouns
  • Using singular pronouns
  • Ambiguity when selecting pronouns

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge of pronouns to correct practice sentences
  • Distinguishing differences- know the difference between object pronouns and singular pronouns and when to use each in a sentence
  • Making connections- understand the concept of ambiguity when selecting appropriate pronouns in English

Additional Learning

To learn more about how pronouns are used in English, review the accompanying lesson on Pronouns in ACT English. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand how to use a singular pronoun to refer to a group of people even when there is more than one person in the group
  • Fix pronouns that are in the wrong person
  • Understand how to clarify sentences with pronoun ambiguity
  • Understand that a pronoun has to agree with the noun it refers back to (antecedent)