Directions: In each of the following sentences, the underlined portion may contain a pronoun error. If there is no error, then choice A is correct.

1. The natural disaster was of such devastating magnitude that the country had no choice but to accept help from many other countries, including those with which they had less than friendly relations.

  1. including those with which they had less than friendly relations
  2. including those with which it had less than friendly relations
  3. including the countries that they have unfriendly relations with
  4. even the countries that they are unfriendly to
  5. even from those countries that it has less friendly relations with

2. The bald eagle, once endangered, has made such a dramatic comeback that the government is considering removing them from the list of endangered species.

  1. is considering removing them from the list of endangered species
  2. had considered removing them from the endangered species list
  3. considered removing it from the list of endangered species
  4. is considering the removal of it from the list of endangered species
  5. is considering removing the eagle from the list of endangered species

3. Studies show that smaller class size, dedicated teachers, and a safe environment are correlated with better academic performance, although this does not imply a causal connection.

  1. smaller class size, dedicated teachers, and a safe environment are correlated with better academic performance, although this does not imply
  2. smaller class sizes, dedicated teachers and safe environments are correlated with better academic performance, although this does not imply
  3. smaller class size, dedicated teachers, and a safe environment are corre-lated with better academic performance, although this correlation does not imply
  4. small classes, teachers who are dedicated, and safe environments are correlated with better academic performance, although these do not imply
  5. small class sizes, more dedicated teachers, and safe environments are correlated with better academic performance, although it does not imply

4. At one time, bison were the most numerous mammal species in North America and they could be seen in massive herds that stretched across the Great Plains.

  1. they could be seen in massive herds that stretched
  2. they would be seen in massive herds stretching
  3. it could be seen in massive herds that stretched
  4. it could have been seen in massive herds stretching
  5. it would have been seen in massive herds that stretched

5. In a controversial decision, the effects of which still reverberate today, the Supreme Court decided that in certain legal respects, a corporation has the same rights as does an individual and enabled them to donate money to politicians.

  1. and enabled them to donate money to politicians
  2. and enabling them to donate money to politicians
  3. and enabling it to donate money to politicians
  4. and enabled it to donate money to politicians
  5. and is able to donate money to politicians

Answers

  1. B
  2. E
  3. C
  4. A
  5. E