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1. (UFRS)  The phrases  Americans'  encounter,  the nation's energies  and  America's physical geography  are examples of:...
4. (Unitau) Assinale a alternativa que corresponde à tradução mais adequada da frase em destaque a seguir:   “My mother's ...
7. (Personal) ________ wives arrived together. a)  Alan’s and Victor’s b)  Alan’s and Victor c)  Alan and Victor’s d)  Ala...
10. (FMU-SP) Assinale a correta. a) This gold watch is of Peter. b) This gold watch is Peter’s. c) This gold watch is of P...
13. (FMABC) Assinale a alternative que contém a tradução correta de: “As patas dos cavalos são magras e compridas.” a) The...
<ul><li>16. (Cesesp) “ Os amigos do frequentador de cinema geralmente também gostam de cinema ”, em inglês, será: </li></u...
19. (UPE) Where are you going? a) I’m going to my grandmothers. b) I’m going to my grandmother. c) I’m going to my grandmo...
22. (Cesesp) This is ____________ tallest building. a) New York b) New’s York c) of New York d) New York’s e) New’s York’s...
<ul><li>25. (Cefet-PR) “ The personal pronunciations and nuances of a student’s voice .” O ´s é: </li></ul><ul><li>Abrevia...
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Genitive Case

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Otacílio Barreto

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Genitive Case

  1. 1. 1. (UFRS) The phrases Americans' encounter, the nation's energies and America's physical geography are examples of: a) passive voice b) the infinitive c) the gerund d) the genitive e) indirect speech 2. (Vunesp) The ________ uncle was dead. a) writer b) writers c) writer of d) writer's e) writers of the 3. (AFA) According to the Possessive Case rules, mark the only option in which the justification in parentheses is correct: a) Thousands of passers–by went to the city’s new theater to shelter from the rain. (It’s possible to use ’s for places ) b) Thomas’s knapsack was sewn by a hospitable old woman in the last hostel he was. (Incorrect – If a noun ends in s, you put just ’ after the s ) c) Next week’s meeting has been canceled because of the last stormy night. (Incorrect – you can’t use ’s with time expressions) d) Jack and Jill need eight hours’ sleep a night. (Incorrect – you can’t use ’s with plural words and with periods of time)
  2. 2. 4. (Unitau) Assinale a alternativa que corresponde à tradução mais adequada da frase em destaque a seguir: “My mother's maid has just bought the dog's meat.” a) Minha mãe e a empregada acabam de comprar a carne do cachorro. b) A empregada de minha mãe acaba de comprar a carne do cachorro. c) Minha mãe acabou de fazer a carne do cachorro. d) Minha mãe fará compras com a empregada e o cachorro. e) Minha mãe é empregada e comprou carne de cachorro. 5. (Udesc) _________ father is in Europe. a) The Mary's and George's b) Mary's and George c) Mary and George's d) Mary's and Georges's e) The Mary and George's 6. (Efomm) His ________ sickness is worrying him very much. a) mother’s-in-law b) mother-in-law c) mother’s-in-law’s d) mother-in-law’s e) mothers-in-law’s
  3. 3. 7. (Personal) ________ wives arrived together. a) Alan’s and Victor’s b) Alan’s and Victor c) Alan and Victor’s d) Alan and Victor e) Alan and Victor’s 8. (Udesc) Choose the correct answer to complete the sentence: The _______ offices are very modern. a) businessmen b) businessmens c) businessmans d) businessmen’s 9. (Espcex) The correct sentence is: a. My father’s friend called me yesterday. b. The table’s leg is broken. c. I have an appointment at the office’s doctor. d. My brother neighbour’s sister is a nurse. e. The girls school is far from St Bartholomew’s.
  4. 4. 10. (FMU-SP) Assinale a correta. a) This gold watch is of Peter. b) This gold watch is Peter’s. c) This gold watch is of Peter’s. d) This gold watch is of the Peter. e) This gold watch is the Peter’s. 11. (Cesesp) “ Eu li as notícias do jornal ”, em inglês, será: a) I read the newspaper’s news. b) I read the newspaper news. c) I read the newspaper new’s. d) I read the newspaper news’s. e) I read the news of the newspaper’s. 12. (VestUni) Assinale a alternative que é a versão inglesa correta da frase abaixo: “ O gato do meu filho destruiu o brinquedo do bebê ”. a) My son cat’s has destroyed the baby toy’s. b) The cat of my son’s has destroyed the baby toy’s. c) My cat’s son’s destroyed the toy’s baby. d) My son’s cat has destroyed the baby’s toys. e) The cat of my son destroyed the toy’s of baby’s.
  5. 5. 13. (FMABC) Assinale a alternative que contém a tradução correta de: “As patas dos cavalos são magras e compridas.” a) The Horses’ legs are lean and long. b) The Horses’s legs are lean and long. c) The Horses legs’ are lean and long. d) The horse’s legs are lean and long. e) The legs’ horses are lean and long. 14. (Cesesp) ___________ were looking for shopping bargains. a) John and Mary partents’s b) John’s and Mary’s parents c) John and Mary parent’s d) John’s and Mary parents e) The parents of John and Mary’s 15. (ITA) “ A sábia conclusão de John serve a propósitos diferentes ”, em inglês, será: a) John’s wise conclusion serves different purposes. b) John wise’s conclusion serves different purposes. c) John wise conclusion’s serves different purposes. d) The John of wise conclusion serves different purposes. e) The wise conclusion of John’s serves different purposes.
  6. 6. <ul><li>16. (Cesesp) “ Os amigos do frequentador de cinema geralmente também gostam de cinema ”, em inglês, será: </li></ul><ul><li>The friends of the moviegoer are generally moviegoers, too. </li></ul><ul><li>The moviegoer’s friends generally like movies, too. </li></ul><ul><li>The moviegoer friend’s generally like movies, too. </li></ul><ul><li>The friend’s of the moviegoer generally like movies, too. </li></ul><ul><li>Moviegoers generally like movies, too. </li></ul>17. (UPE) The businessman agreed with _________. a) The youngster’s opinion b) The youngster opinion’s c) The youngster of opinion d) The opinion of the youngster’s e) The opinion’s the youngster 18. (UPE) ___________ are very hard. a) The lives of the housewife b) The lives’s housewives c) The housewives’ lives d) The housewife of lives e) The housewive’s lives
  7. 7. 19. (UPE) Where are you going? a) I’m going to my grandmothers. b) I’m going to my grandmother. c) I’m going to my grandmother’s. d) I’m going my grandmother’s. e) I’m going my grandmothers. 20. (UPE) _________ identification cards are quite different. a) Joe’s and Jane’s b) Jane and Joe’s c) Joe’s and Jane d) Jane and Joe e) Joe and’s Jane 21. (UPE) “O beijo de minha namorada é doce”. a) The kiss of my girlfriend is sweet’s. b) The kiss of my friend’s is sweet. c) My girlfriend’s kiss is sweet. d) The kiss of my girlfriend is sweet. e) Sweet’s is my girlfriend kiss. ANULADA
  8. 8. 22. (Cesesp) This is ____________ tallest building. a) New York b) New’s York c) of New York d) New York’s e) New’s York’s 23. (UPE/SSA) The sentence “I have many CDs of Michael at home” in Possessive Case is A) I have many Michael’s CDs at home. B) I have many Michaels ’ CDs at home. C) I have many Michael CDs at home. D) I have many CDs by Michael at home. E) I have many Michael’s CD`s at home. 24. (ESPCEX) Which is _____________? a) Tony’s number b) number’s Tony c) Tony number d) Tonys’ number e) Tonys’s number
  9. 9. <ul><li>25. (Cefet-PR) “ The personal pronunciations and nuances of a student’s voice .” O ´s é: </li></ul><ul><li>Abreviatura de IS </li></ul><ul><li>Abreviatura de HAS </li></ul><ul><li>Indicativo de plural </li></ul><ul><li>Caso possessivo </li></ul><ul><li>Abreviatura de WAS </li></ul><ul><li>26. (UFPB) Observe the ida that the ´s expresses in the sentence: “Gisele isn’t the only celebrity backing Lula’s goal.” which sentence below expresses a different idea? </li></ul><ul><li>Tess’s family lives in Bath. </li></ul><ul><li>Mark’s a careful driver. </li></ul><ul><li>My parent’s house faces the sea. </li></ul><ul><li>We’re going to meet at Alice’s. </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Gary’s son works hard. </li></ul><ul><li>27. (IME-RJ) This is the Harrison family. ____________ is the nice young lady over there. </li></ul><ul><li>Bob, Jane and Susan’s mother </li></ul><ul><li>Bob’s, Jane’s and Susan’s mother </li></ul><ul><li>Bob, Jane and Susan mother’s </li></ul><ul><li>The mother’s of Bob, Jane and Susan. </li></ul><ul><li>Bob’s, Jane’s and Susan’s mother’s </li></ul>

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