Soal Latihan Bahasa Inggris tentang Penggunaan Possessives dan Demonstratives

Soal Latihan Bahasa Inggris tentang Penggunaan Possessives dan Demonstratives – Possessives dan demonstratives menerangkan kata benda (noun) yang mengikutinya. Possessives adalah bentuk kepemilikan yang biasa juga disebut dengan possessive adjectives (my, your, his, her, its, our, their). Sedangkan demonstratives adalah kata tunjuk (this, that, these, those) yang menerangkan letak suatu benda. Agar lebih jelasnya, berikut adalah soal latihan bahasa Inggris tentang penggunaan possessives dan demonstratives beserta kunci jawabannya.

 

  1. Say what or who the underlined possessives refer to.

 

Text 1

Within two months a two-year-old girl, Robin Hawkins of Grand Rapids, Michigan, has destroyed her family’s television, dishwasher and refrigerator, flushed the cat down the toilet and managed to start (1) their car, making it crash into a tree and causing over $1,000-worth of damages. Among (2) her other acts are painting the walls with nail varnish, and drilling 50 holes in them.

 

Text 2

Patrick M. O’Connor, 21, was arrested when he tried to rob a grocery store on Calgary, Canada. He failed because of two things: (3) his only weapon was an ordinary can opener, which did not scare the shop assistant, and he was with (4) his girlfriend’s 16-month-old baby, who kept falling out of (5) its pushchair while O’Connor was trying to get away.

 

Text 3

A resident of Oak Harbor, Washington, reported (6) his neighbour to the police for putting (7) his dog on the bonnet of (8) his car and driving along at 70 mph. The owner said the dog loved it.

 

Write your answers here.

 

Example:

Robin Hawkins

 

  1. ___________________
  2. ___________________
  3. ___________________
  4. ___________________
  5. ___________________
  6. ___________________
  7. ___________________
  8. ___________________

 

II. Fill in the gaps in the conversation with its, my, our, your, or their. You can use a word more than once.

 

After just two singles people are describing The Toys as the next big rock‘n’roll band. Paul Gray talks to John Rogers in the Evening Sun.

 

John     : Do you think you will still be successful in ten years’ time?

Paul     : Probably our latest recording is the best yet and (1) _______ music makes people

get up and dance.

John     : What do you think when people criticise (2) _______ image?

Paul     : We don’t care about image much. When I get up in the morning, I am not

thinking about whether someone might take (3) _______ photograph today.

John     : How do you feel about (4) _______ sudden rise to fame?

Paul     : I don’t mind being famous, but I don’t like it when a journalist tells lies just tp try to

sell (5) _______ papers. I mean, that happened last month, when a newspaper said

we were going to break up. (6) _______ fans were upset but it was total rubbish. In

fact (7) _______ editor later apologised to us, which was great!

III. In the letter below to a bank, put section a) – e) in the correct order.

 

a) This paying back the money will not be possible for the following reasons:

 

b) I suggest you check your records, and I imagine that your records will show serious errors on your part.

 

c) I am writing with reference to the letter from you of 14 July. The letter requested that I repay the bank the sum of $1,000 by the coming Thursday.

 

d) 1 – I do not have $1,000.

2 – I did not borrow $1,000 from the bank in which you work.

3 – I am not, and have never been, a customer of your bank. I bank with the bank opposite you, and the service of this bank is always excellent.

4 – You addressed the letter to ‘Mr. Andrew Rogers’. Mr. Andrew Rogers is not my name.

My name is Roger Andrew.

 

e) Should you wish to discuss the matters mentioned above further, the address of my solicitor is reproduced below.

 

  1. c)
  2. ___
  3. ___
  4. ___
  5. ___

 

IV. Look at some sentences below which include possessives. Correct four more mistake after the example.

 

Example:

these

I don’t like this exercises. Can I do a different one?

 

a) Jose isn’t here. He told me about he’s broken arm. He’ll try and come on Thursday.

b) In the my country, we drink tea with sugar and milk.

c) My sister was getting married soon. His idea was to have a really big party and invite everyone she knew.

d) My parents had booked the biggest hotel in town for the party because his reputation was good.

 

Kunci Jawaban:

 

I.

  1. Robin Hawkins’s family
  2. Robin Hawkins
  3. Patrick M. O’Connor
  4. Patrick M. O’Connor
  5. his girlfriend’s 16-montj-old baby
  6. A resident of Oak Harbor
  7. His neighbour
  8. His neighbour

 

II.

  1. Our
  2. Your
  3. My
  4. Your
  5. Their
  6. Our
  7. Its

 

III.

  1. c)
  2. b)
  3. a)
  4. d)
  5. e)

 

IV.

  1. Jose isn’t here. He told me about he’s (his) broken arm. He’ll try and come on Thursday.
  2. In the my country, we drink tea with sugar and milk.
  3. My sister was getting married soon. His (her) idea was to have a really big party and invite everyone she knew.
  4. My parents had booked the biggest hotel in twon for the party because his (its) reputation was good.

 

Demikianlah soal latihan bahasa Inggris tentang penggunaan possessives dan demonstratives beserta kunci jawabannya. Semoga dengan berlatih soal teman – teman lebih mengerti tentang penggunaan possessives dan demonstratives tersebut. Terima kasih.

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