Identify The Common Nouns Quiz

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What is a common noun? Can you easily identify the common noun present in the sentence? Take this quiz based on the common nouns and review your basic English grammar knowledge. A common noun is a type of noun that defines a group of similar things, such as teacher, water, beauty, etc. In the quiz below, you must identify this type of noun in the given sentences by checking the box corresponding to the word of your choice. Go and play the quiz now.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    There's a little bird in the garden. Identify the common nouns in the sentence.

    • A.

      There

    • B.

      Little

    • C.

      Bird

    • D.

      The

    • E.

      Garden

    Correct Answer(s)
    C. Bird
    E. Garden
    Explanation
    The common nouns in the sentence are "bird" and "garden." Common nouns are general names for people, animals, places, or things, and they are not capitalized unless they are at the beginning of a sentence. In this sentence, "bird" refers to a type of animal, and "garden" refers to a place.

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  • 2. 

    Who is your teacher? Identify the common noun in the sentence.

    • A.

      Who

    • B.

      Your

    • C.

      Teacher

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Teacher
    Explanation
    The common noun in the sentence is "teacher." A common noun is a general name for a person, place, thing, or idea, and "teacher" fits this definition as it refers to a profession or occupation.

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  • 3. 

    Don't eat the rotten apple. Identify the common noun in this sentence.

    • A.

      Eat

    • B.

      Apple

    • C.

      Rotten

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Apple
    Explanation
    The common noun in the given sentence is "apple". A common noun is a general name for a person, place, thing, or idea. In this sentence, "apple" is a common noun as it refers to a general type of fruit.

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  • 4. 

    Kate has a lovely doll. Identify the common noun in the sentence.

    • A.

      Kate

    • B.

      Lovely

    • C.

      Doll

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Doll
    Explanation
    The common noun in the sentence is "doll". A common noun is a general name for a person, place, thing, or idea. In this sentence, "doll" is a general name for a type of toy, and it does not specify a particular doll. "Kate" and "lovely" are not common nouns as they are specific to a particular person and describe a quality respectively.

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  • 5. 

    I like reading stories. Identify the common noun in this sentence.

    • A.

      Like

    • B.

      Reading

    • C.

      Stories

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Stories
    Explanation
    The common noun in the sentence is "stories". A common noun is a general name for a person, place, thing, or idea. In this case, "stories" is a general name for a type of written or spoken narrative that entertains or teaches.

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  • 6. 

    I want to eat pizza and curry. Identify the common nouns in the sentence.

    • A.

      Pizza

    • B.

      Curry

    • C.

      Both

    • D.

      None

    Correct Answer
    C. Both
    Explanation
    The common nouns in the sentence are "pizza" and "curry". These are both types of food that can be eaten.

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  • 7. 

    They arrived soon but at the wrong station. Identify the common noun in the sentence.

    • A.

      Station

    • B.

      Early

    • C.

      They

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Station
    Explanation
    The common noun in the sentence is "station". A common noun is a general name for a person, place, or thing, and "station" fits this definition as it is a general term for a place where trains or buses stop. The other options, "early" and "they", are not common nouns as they do not refer to a general person, place, or thing.

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  • 8. 

    The thief tried stealing a horse with a cart full of bananas. Identify the common nouns in the sentence.

    • A.

      Horse

    • B.

      Bananas

    • C.

      Both

    • D.

      None

    Correct Answer
    C. Both
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "both" because it refers to the two common nouns mentioned in the sentence, which are "horse" and "bananas".

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  • 9. 

    They are going to zoo to see that black sheep. Identify the common noun in the sentence.

    • A.

      Zoo

    • B.

      Sheep

    • C.

      Black

    • D.

      They

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Zoo
    B. Sheep
    Explanation
    The common noun in the sentence is "zoo" because it is a general name for a place where animals are kept for public display. "Sheep" is also a common noun, but in this sentence, it is used as an adjective to describe the type of sheep they are going to see. "Black" is an adjective, and "they" is a pronoun.

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  • 10. 

    This church was born before my birth. Identify the common noun in the sentence.

    • A.

      Before

    • B.

      This

    • C.

      Church

    • D.

      Birth

    Correct Answer
    C. Church
    Explanation
    The common noun in the sentence is "church". A common noun is a general name for a person, place, thing, or idea. In this case, "church" is a general name for a religious building or place of worship.

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