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HIGH SCHOOL ENGLISH QUIZ
topic: Pronoun reference exercise 2

Choose whether the pronoun reference in each of the following sentences is CORRECT or INCORRECT:

eg: Mr. Collins told Jim that he had to stop taking such long lunch breaks.
answer: INCORRECT (It is unclear whether the "he" refers to Mr. Collins or Jim.)


1. After putting the laptop on the table, Mary cleaned it.
  CORRECT
  INCORRECT/CONFUSING

2. After buying the water, Peter drank about half of it.
  INCORRECT/CONFUSING
  CORRECT

3. If Diane hadn't met Paula earlier in the day, she would not have found out about the concert.
  INCORRECT/CONFUSING
  CORRECT

4. Maria texted the station, but they didn't respond to her message.
  INCORRECT/CONFUSING
  CORRECT

5. Although Mr. Smith was poor, he had a lot of style.
  INCORRECT/CONFUSING
  CORRECT

6. After you take my cellphone out of the bag, put it on the table.
  INCORRECT/CONFUSING
  CORRECT

7. Mary fell asleep, but her sister was awake. I touched her hand.
  CORRECT
  INCORRECT/CONFUSING

8. Take the ring I bought and give it to my grandmother.
  INCORRECT/CONFUSING
  CORRECT

9. Sarah told Mary that she would get promoted.
  CORRECT
  INCORRECT/CONFUSING

10. Mr. Johnson told the committee that he was sorry for what he had done.
  CORRECT
  INCORRECT/CONFUSING


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