Grammar Quiz – Is, It, Its, It’s

 It is a pronoun that usually refers to something that has previously mentioned or easily identified.

Example: A room with two televisions in it.

Its is the possessive form of it.

Example:This is a weird-looking gadget. What is its purpose? 

It’s is a contraction of it is or it has.

Example: It’s time to go. (It is time to go). 

Grammar Quiz – Is, It, Its, It’s

1. Wake up guys. ____ 6 am. We’ll be late for school.

a.) Is
b.) Is it
c.) It’s
d.) Its 

Answer
c. It’s

2. _____ true that Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have many charity work?

a.) It’s
b.) Is it
c.) Its
d.) Is

Answer
b. Is it (the speaker is asking a question).

3. Sarah lives in a small town in Ireland. I forgot ___ name.

a.) its
b.) is
c.) it’s
d.) it

Answer
a. its

4. I’d like to drink coffee. ___ the water hot yet?

a.) Is
b.) Isn’t
c.) It
d.) Its

Answer
b. Isn’t

5. Is that your bag? ___ zipper is open.

a.) Its
b.) It’s
c.) Is
d.) It

Answer
d. Its

6. Mother: Please answer the door. That’s your dad.

Daughter. It ____ dad mom. It’s the mailman.

a.) is
b.) isn’t
c.) its
d.) it’s

Answer
b. isn’t

7.  The rumor ___ true. We just had some misunderstanding but we are still together.

a.) is
b.) its
c.) it’s
d.) isn’t

Answer
d. isn’t

8. Melissa, ____ true that the president of our company is leaving?

a.) it is
b.) is
c.) isn’t
d.) is it

Answer
d. is it

9.  ____ going to be hot today. The sun is up and there are no clouds.
a.) Is
b.) Its
c.) It’s
d.) It

Answer
c. It’s

10. You two just blew ___. The party was supposed to be a surprise. Why did you tell her?

a.) it
b.) its
c.) it’s
d.) is

Answer
c. it

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  1. January 12, 2015

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