The Noun Family: Proper Nouns

6 Questions | Total Attempts: 227

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A pre-test and post-test over middle school grammar: proper nouns.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A proper noun is
    • A. 

      The same as a common noun

    • B. 

      Always specific and capitalized

    • C. 

      NEVER an idea; only persons, places, and things

    • D. 

      Only A and B

    • E. 

      Only B and C

  • 2. 
    Select all proper nouns in the sentence:Christy enjoys eating Italian food while staying in Chicago.
    • A. 

      Christy, Chicago

    • B. 

      Christy, Italian, food, Chicago

    • C. 

      Christy, Italian

    • D. 

      Chicago

  • 3. 
    For the underlined word, select the appropriate noun type:Maggie was excited to ride the train to Grand Central Station in New York.
    • A. 

      Proper, thing

    • B. 

      Proper, place

    • C. 

      Common, place

    • D. 

      Common, thing

    • E. 

      Common, idea

  • 4. 
    Is the underlined word a proper noun?Charlie is on the basketball team.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 5. 
    Is the following a proper noun?Jasmine loves to eat Thai food.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 6. 
    Is the following a proper noun?Jasmine loves to eat Thom Ka Kai.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No