Verbal Ability Pronouns - Solved Examples


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Q 1 − He lived alone, with ... to care for …

A - someone / him

B - anyone / himself

C - everyone / he

D - no one / him

Answer - D

Explanation

No one is used to mention cases where you exclude everybody from consideration. "Him, her, them" and similar usages are for people the action is done to.


Q 2 − … dresses were gifted to me by ... brother.

A - these / my

B - that / mine

C - those / me

D - the / myself

Answer - A

Explanation

"These, this" is used to mention objects near to the speaker. "His book, her shoes" and other usages are for denoting ownership as adjectives.


Q 3 − Rockey’s dog loves to wag ... tail and lick ... hand.

A - it's / his

B - it / him

C - its / his

D - it / one's

Answer - A

Explanation

"its" means "belongs to it". "His hand" and other usages are for denoting ownership as adjectives.


Q 4 − Talking to a baby makes ... listen to words and use ... in sentences.

A - their / they

B - they / them

C - they / themselves

D - it / them

Answer - D

Explanation

Babies use it as pronoun for their singular form. "Him, her, them" and similar usages are for people or things the action is done to.


Q 5 − Those four boxes are …, and the red ones are …

A - yours / mine

B - my / them

C - hers / their

D - me / thy

Answer - A

Explanation

"mine, yours, theirs" and other such usages are for denoting ownership as pronouns.


Q 6 − Speaking for …, I like to see everyone making ... own bed.

A - myself / one another's

B - I / his own

C - mine / one another's

D - me / their own

Answer - A

Explanation

"Myself, yourself" and such usages are used to talk of a person's own ability. "One another" is used in case of an action performed vice versa between more than two individuals.


Q 7 − Anita and ... wanted to keep the secret between …

A - I / us

B - me / us

C - myself / ours

D - mine / our

Answer - A

Explanation

"I, he, we, she, they" and similar usages are for people who do the action. "Us, him, her, them" and similar usages are for people or things the actions are performed on.


Q 8 − ... sells fruits as fresh as he does.

A - anyone

B - someone else's

C - no one else

D - everyone

Answer - C

Explanation

"No one" is used to mention cases where you exclude everybody from consideration.


Q 9 − This house was their first choice as ... location was ideal for …

A - theirs / them

B - it / themselves

C - its / them

D - they / us

Answer - C

Explanation

“its” is used to talk of ownership of a baby, animal or non-living thing. "Us, him, her, them" and similar usages are for people or things the action is done to.


Q 10 − Our dog is healthy as ... is the offspring of two bulldogs and has inherited...features.

A - this / its

B - it / their

C - she / theirs

D - that / his

Answer - B

Explanation

"It" is used as a pronoun for babies, animals and non-living things in their singular form. "His, her, their" and other such usages are for denoting ownership as adjectives.



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