Possessive nouns are used to show ownership or possession. Ownership is the act of owning or having something. Possession is something that is owned.
Directions: Which of the following is incorrect?
1) a. I have William's hammer.
b. I like Katie's bike.
c. I need to return Johns book.
2) a. I lost Audreys' hat.
b. I broke my grandmother's mirror.
c. Linda's house is big.
3) a. Monica's room is clean.
b. Joes boss is nice.
c. My sisters' clothes are in two laundry baskets.
4) a. Sophie's dog is mean.
b. My mother's dress is pretty.
c. Davids keys are missing.
5) a. The teachers' lounge is full.
b. The kids' toys are broken.
c. My parents house is huge.
Directions: Choose the correct answer.
1) My __________ room is messy.
2) I am going to my __________ house.
3) My __________ party is boring.
4) Catherine's and __________ bikes are new.
5) __________ boat was stolen.
6) The __________ homework is late.
7) I do not like __________ cat.
8) We are riding in __________ car.
Quiz 1 Answers
Quiz 2 Answers
1) a. brother's
2) b. parents'
3) b. friend's
4) c. Holly's
5) b. David's
6) a. student's
7) c. Bob's
8) b. Kerry's