Types Of Nouns Quiz

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Types Of Nouns Quiz

Presented to you an excellent Types of nouns quiz. The objectives of this English grammar quiz are 1). To develop an understanding of nouns, including common and proper nouns. 2). To create an understanding of concrete, abstract, compound, and collective nouns. 3). To use nouns to communicate clearly and effectively in writing. So, get ready and take this test.


Questions and Answers
  • 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, or 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 band is an example of a:
    • A. 

      Singular Noun.

    • B. 

      Plural Noun.

    • C. 

      Possessive Noun.

    • D. 

      Collective Noun.

  • 16. 
    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.

  • 17. 
    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.

  • 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 this question... Alligators 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 this question... Allison has a pet alligator, which 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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