Collective Nouns Quiz: Grammar Test!

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Collective Nouns Quiz: Grammar Test! - Quiz

Do you understand what a collective noun is? A collective noun is a compilation of things taken as a whole. Most collective nouns in ordinary speech are not specific to one type of item. You could say that you adopted a group of adorable little furry kittens. The s at the end of the kitten signifies that it is more than one. Play our quiz and demonstrate your knowledge of collective nouns.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The team _____ on the field.
    • A. 

      Is

    • B. 

      Are

  • 2. 
    The team _____ showering.
    • A. 

      Is

    • B. 

      Are

  • 3. 
    His family _____ in that house.
    • A. 

      Live

    • B. 

      Lives

  • 4. 
    His family _____ living in various parts of Canada.
    • A. 

      Is

    • B. 

      Are

  • 5. 
    The jury _____ in the courtroom.
    • A. 

      Is

    • B. 

      Are

  • 6. 
    The jury _____ still debating the case.
    • A. 

      Is

    • B. 

      Are

  • 7. 
    The tongs ____ by the fireplace.
    • A. 

      Was

    • B. 

      Were

  • 8. 
    Tweezers _____ useful when handling stamps. 
    • A. 

      Is

    • B. 

      Are

  • 9. 
    The Adventures of Tom Sawyer _____ liked by us all.
    • A. 

      Is

    • B. 

      Are

  • 10. 
    RL Stevenson’s books _____ worth reading.
    • A. 

      Is

    • B. 

      Are

  • 11. 
    The ship’s crew ______ a mixed group of different nationalities.
    • A. 

      Was

    • B. 

      Were

  • 12. 
    A pair of scissors ____ in the drawer.
    • A. 

      Is

    • B. 

      Are

  • 13. 
    The committee _____ divided on the issue.
    • A. 

      Is

    • B. 

      Are

  • 14. 
    The class _____ a bright one.
    • A. 

      Is

    • B. 

      Are

  • 15. 
    The class ______ a mixed lot. 
    • A. 

      Is

    • B. 

      Are