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Homework Help: Pronoun agreement

Posted by HM on Monday, September 12, 2011 at 5:14pm.

Are my answers correct?


1. (Points: 2)
Neither of the actors has learned (his, their) lines.



a. his


2. (Points: 2)
Her briefcase and umbrella were missing from (its, their) usual place in the hall.

b. their


3. (Points: 2)
Company rules require every memo and letter to receive (its, their)
correct authorization number.



a. its


4. (Points: 2)
Every student has been assigned (his or her, their) own log-in name and password.



a. his or her



5. (Points: 2)
Everyone drove (his, their) own car to the scout meeting.


b. their


6. (Points: 2)
The lecture was boring, but they took notes anyway.


b. Faulty


7. (Points: 2)
Elizabeth told Margaret that she liked her new hair style.



a. Correct


8. (Points: 2)
If the police strike continues, they will cancel the Mardi Gras parade.

b. Faulty


9. (Points: 2)
When I got close to the bird's nest, it flew out of the tree straight at me.

b. Faulty


10. (Points: 2)
I was surprised when the news program told about a new crisis in the Persian
Gulf.


b. Faulty

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