Whose and who’s

October 6, 2012pdf

These words are often confused. Whose is a possessive word used in questions and relative clauses. Who’s is a contraction of who is or who has.

Question 1

I have got a cousin ……………………………………… been to almost all continents.

a) whose

b) who’s

Question 2

…………………………………. car is parked outside?

a) whose

b) who’s

Question 3

‘I am going to buy an apartment.’ ‘With …………………………………… money?’

a) who’s

b) whose

Question 4

Do you know anybody …………………………………….. going to Canada this week?

a) whose

b) who’s

Question 5

For ………………………………………. benefit was this done?

a) whose

b) who’s

Question 6

………………………………… design do you think looks the best?

a) whose

b) who’s

Question 7

I know a boy ……………………………. Father serves in the army.

a) whose

b) who’s

Answers

1. I have got a cousin who’s been to almost all continents. (= I have got a cousin who has been to almost all continents.)

2. Whose car is parked outside?

3. ‘I’m going to buy an apartment.’ ‘With whose money?’

4. Do you know anybody who’s going to Canada this week? (= Do you know anybody who is going to Canada this week?)

5. For whose benefit was this done?

6. Whose design do you think looks the best?

7. I know a boy whose father serves in the army.

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