The Noun Family: Compound Nouns

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The Noun Family: Compound Nouns - Quiz

Just as the name suggests, a compound noun contains a noun and another word, which could be an adjective, preposition or verb. They come in double words. Do you know how to well use them? Find out below.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A compound noun is:
    • A. 

      A new word formed by combining 2 or more words

    • B. 

      Are only hyphenated

    • C. 

      Can be hyphenated, two-word, or one-word words

    • D. 

      Only A & B

    • E. 

      Only A & C

  • 2. 
    Which word below is a compound noun?Gayle's favorite foods are red raspberries with whipped cream, and green beans.
    • A. 

      Red raspberries

    • B. 

      Whipped cream

    • C. 

      Green beans

    • D. 

      Both A & C

    • E. 

      Both B & C

  • 3. 
    Is the underlined word a compound noun?Jarred forgot his toothbrush.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 4. 
    Is the underlined word a compound noun?Frances bumped the flowerpot and broke it.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 5. 
    Is the underlined word a compound noun?Carol sat on her porch swing and sipped green tea.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 6. 
    Identify the compound noun(s) below:Suzy and Tom brought toothpaste, hand soap, and nail clippers on their trip.
    • A. 

      Toothpaste, hand soap, nail clippers

    • B. 

      Hand soap, nail clippers

    • C. 

      Toothpaste, nail clippers

    • D. 

      Toothpaste

    • E. 

      Nail clippers

  • 7. 
    Identify the compound noun(s).Gwen ordered cheese quesadillas, beef enchiladas, and fried ice cream.
    • A. 

      Cheese quesadillas

    • B. 

      Beef enchiladas

    • C. 

      Ice cream

    • D. 

      Both A & B

    • E. 

      Both B & C