Relative Pronouns - Exercises

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Exercises

Type in the correct relative pronoun.

  1. The man came first in the 100-metre race broke the world record.who can be used as a subject or object pronoun for people.
  2. At the zoo, there is a parrot can talk to the people.which can be used as a subject or object pronoun for animals and things.
  3. Do you know the woman son is a famous actor?whose is used to indicate possession.
  4. I really like the suit you bought for the wedding!that can be used as a subject or object pronoun for people, animals, and things in necessary relative clauses (which would also be possible here)
  5. It was my brother I entrusted with looking after my baby.whom is used in formal situations as the object pronoun for people in unnecessary relative clauses (in necessary relative clauses, who is colloquially preferred)

Type in the correct relative pronoun.

  1. Did you see the car was driving much too fast?that is used as a subject or object pronoun for people, animals, and things in necessary relative clauses (which would also be possible here)
  2. It was very sad to see the bird wing was broken.whose is used to indicate possession
  3. Today, I saw the woman always helps grandma with her shopping.who is used as a subject or object pronoun for people.
  4. Do you like the new plants I bought for the living room?which is used as a subject or object pronoun for animals and things.
  5. I was offered a job by the manager of the company, I met at the interview.whom is used as the object pronoun for people, especially in unnecessary relative clauses (in necessary relative clauses, who is colloquially preferred)

Choose the correct relative pronoun.

  1. Look at that dog is chasing its own tail!which is used as a subject or object pronoun for animals and things
  2. Becky and Amy are two sisters faces look very much alike.whose is used to indicate possession for people, animals, and things.
  3. This is the newest phone you can buy in the shops.that is used as a subject or object pronoun for people, animals, and things in necessary relative clauses (who or which would also be possible here)
  4. Harriet Shaw was the name of the girl he wanted to give a valentine’s present to.whom is used as the object pronoun for people, especially in unnecessary relative clauses (in necessary relative clauses, who is colloquially preferred)
  5. I need someone can fix my washing machine.who is used as the subject or object pronoun for people