Kinds Of Nouns - Proper, Common, Abstract, Common, Etc.

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To develop an understanding of nouns, including common and proper nounsTo develop an understanding of concrete, abstract, compound and collective nounsTo use nouns to communicate clearly and effectively in writing

  
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  • 1. 
    George Washington is an example of a/an
    • A. 

      Common noun

    • B. 

      Proper noun

    • C. 

      Concrete noun

    • D. 

      Abstract noun


  • 2. 
    Government is an example of a/an
    • A. 

      Compound noun

    • B. 

      Possessive noun

    • C. 

      Concrete noun

    • D. 

      Abstract noun


  • 3. 
    The plural of father-in-law is
    • A. 

      Fathers-in-law

    • B. 

      Father-ins-law

    • C. 

      Father-in-laws

    • D. 

      Fathers-ins-laws


  • 4. 
    Cities' is an example of a
    • A. 

      Singular noun

    • B. 

      Plural noun

    • C. 

      Singular possessive noun

    • D. 

      Plural possessive noun


  • 5. 
    Boys is an example of a
    • A. 

      Singular noun

    • B. 

      Plural noun

    • C. 

      Singular possessive noun

    • D. 

      Plural possessive noun


  • 6. 
    Which noun below is a collective noun
    • A. 

      Women

    • B. 

      Duck

    • C. 

      Family

    • D. 

      Children


  • 7. 
    School is an example of a/an
    • A. 

      Common noun

    • B. 

      Proper noun

    • C. 

      Appositive phrase

    • D. 

      Possessive noun


  • 8. 
    A proper noun
    • A. 

      Names any person, place or thing

    • B. 

      Names a specific person, place or thing

    • C. 

      Names things you can see or touch

    • D. 

      Names ideas, qualities, or feelings that cannot be seen or touched


  • 9. 
    A common noun
    • A. 

      Names any person, place or thing

    • B. 

      Names a specific person, place or thing

    • C. 

      Names things you can see or touch

    • D. 

      Names ideas, qualities, or feelings that cannot be seen or touched


  • 10. 
    Concrete nouns
    • A. 

      Name any person, place or thing

    • B. 

      Name a specific person, place or thing

    • C. 

      Name things you can see or touch

    • D. 

      Name ideas, qualities, or feelings that cannot be seen or touched


  • 11. 
    Abstract nouns
    • A. 

      Name any person, place or thing

    • B. 

      Name things you can see or touch

    • C. 

      Name ideas, qualities, or feelings that cannot be seen or touched

    • D. 

      Name a specific person, place or thing


  • 12. 
    Florida is an example of a
    • A. 

      Possessive noun

    • B. 

      Proper noun

    • C. 

      Collective noun

    • D. 

      Compound phrase


  • 13. 
    Joe's is a
    • A. 

      Singular noun

    • B. 

      Plural noun

    • C. 

      Singular possessive noun

    • D. 

      Plural possessive noun


  • 14. 
    Jack's going to the party also. Jack's is an example of a
    • A. 

      Singular Possessive noun

    • B. 

      Contraction

    • C. 

      Plural Possessive noun

    • D. 

      Singular noun


  • 15. 
    The AKA's cake is pink and green. AKA's is an example of a
    • A. 

      Singular Possessive noun

    • B. 

      Contraction

    • C. 

      Plural Possessive nun

    • D. 

      Singular noun


  • 16. 
    Band is an example of a
    • A. 

      Singular Noun

    • B. 

      Plural Noun

    • C. 

      Possessive Noun

    • D. 

      Collective Noun


  • 17. 
    What is the appositive or appositive phrase in the sentence below:Emeril, a Southern chef, found the onions for the hush puppies.
    • A. 

      Emeril

    • B. 

      A Southern chef

    • C. 

      Found the onions

    • D. 

      For the hush puppies


  • 18. 
    What noun does the appositive or appositive phrase identify in the sentence below: Emeril, a Southern chef, found the onions for the hush puppies.
    • A. 

      Emeril

    • B. 

      A Southern chef

    • C. 

      Found the onions

    • D. 

      For the hush puppies


  • 19. 
    Review QuestionAlligators are notorious predators.The underlined portion above is the:
    • A. 

      Simple Subject

    • B. 

      Simple Predicate

    • C. 

      Complete Subject

    • D. 

      Complete Predicate

    • E. 

      Compound Subject


  • 20. 
    Review QuestionAllison has a pet alligator, that is crazy. The sentence above is a:
    • A. 

      Compound sentence

    • B. 

      Complex sentence

    • C. 

      Simple sentence

    • D. 

      Fragment

    • E. 

      Run-on


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