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PRONOUNS
Pronouns Mock Test Set-2
December 26, 2015
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Correct the following Statements


1. I have contributed to the team as much as him.

Answer

1. When compound conjunction like as much as is used it is followed by nominative case.
Correct : I have contributed to the team as much as he.

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2. Who was there but she to look after the family in distress?

Answer

2. Here but stands for except. Here the word that follows but is object to the preposition and should be in the objective case.
Correct : Who was there but her to look after the family in distress?

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3. My cow gives more milk than his.

Answer

3. No error.

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4. The campus of the school is larger than the college.

Answer

4. Here that of should be used to make clear that comparison is between the campus of the school and the campus of the college.
Correct : The campus of the school is larger than that of the college.

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5. You may be an editor or a reporter; this makes you sit, that makes you run.

Answer

5. In sentences like this, this refers to the thing last mentioned, that to thing first mentioned.
Correct : You may be an editor or a reporter; this makes you run, that makes you sit.

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6. Each has their own grievances to give voice to.

Answer

6. Distributive pronoun each brings out the sense of singular.
Correct : Each has his own grievances to give voice to.

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7. One should not forget what he was.

Answer

7. Pronoun one is always followed by one.
Correct : One should not forget what one was.

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8. Anyone of the two ministers were not available for comments.

Answer

8. When we talk of two only, either is used and it takes singular verb.
Correct : Either of the two ministers was not available for comments.

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9. Neither of the ways are easy to follow.

Answer

9. Distributive neither is singular.
Correct : Neither of the ways is easy to follow.

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10. The women performed puja each.

Answer

10. The object puja does not contain a number.
Correct : Each of the women performed puja.

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