Relative Pronouns - Answer Key

A. Complete the exercise with who,whom,whose or where.

1. What's the name of the man whose car you borrowed?

2. A cemetery is a place where people are buried.

3. A pacifist is a person who believes that all wars are wrong.

4. An orphan is a child whose parents are dead.

5. The place where we spent our holidays was really beautiful.

6. This school is only for children whose first language is not English.

7. I don't know the name of the woman to whom I spoke on the phone.

B. Complete the following exercise with correct relative pronouns, choosing from the items given.

1. Jake and Jessica Carter, (that / who) got married about a year

    ago, recently bought a new house.

2. The neighborhood (that / in which) they have been living is a

    somewhat dangerous one.

3. The neighborhood (that / who) they are moving into is much


4. Their new house, (that / which) they bought quite cheaply,

    does need some fixing up.

5. However, they will be receiving some help from their neighbors, most of

     (who / whom) they like.

6. The Flintstones (who / whom) live next door to them, have

    volunteered to lend their tools.

7. The Jetsons (who / whom) live across the street from Jake

    and Jessica, have promised to help them put in a new lawn.

8. The Flintstones, (who / whose) daughter is the same age as

    Mackenzie, Jake and Jessica's daughter, are helping Mackenzie make new


9. Jessica, (that / who) works for a county hospital, will still have

    to commute to work.

10.Jake, (whom / whose) company is nearby, will be able to walk

    to work.