Nouns Quiz: MCQ Trivia Exam!

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  • 1. 

    What is a concrete noun?

    • A.

      Ordinary person, place, or thing

    • B.

      A solid object

    • C.

      An object that can't be seen or touched

    • D.

      Stands for a group

    Correct Answer
    B. A solid object
    Explanation
    A concrete noun refers to a physical object that can be perceived through the senses. It is something that is tangible and can be touched or seen. In contrast to abstract nouns, which represent ideas or concepts, concrete nouns represent actual, specific things that exist in the physical world. Therefore, the correct answer "A solid object" accurately describes a concrete noun as it emphasizes the material and tangible nature of such nouns.

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  • 2. 

    Which word is NOT a Compound Noun?

    • A.

      Calendar

    • B.

      Mother-in-Law

    • C.

      Baseball

    • D.

      Peanut Butter

    Correct Answer
    A. Calendar
    Explanation
    A compound noun is formed by combining two or more words to create a new word with a different meaning. In this case, "Mother-in-Law," "Baseball," and "Peanut Butter" are all compound nouns because they are made up of multiple words. However, "Calendar" is not a compound noun as it is a single word that refers to a system of organizing and measuring time.

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  • 3. 

    Which sentence correctly uses a Gerund?

    • A.

      FISHING is a sport in which you have to be patient to be successful.

    • B.

      I was SLEDDING when all of the sudden I fell out on the icy hill.

    • C.

      We are getting ready to go SNOWBOARDING at the mountain.

    • D.

      We were HUNTING when all of the sudden a black bear started climbing the tree stand

    Correct Answer
    A. FISHING is a sport in which you have to be patient to be successful.
    Explanation
    The sentence "FISHING is a sport in which you have to be patient to be successful" correctly uses a gerund. A gerund is a verb form that functions as a noun, and in this sentence, "FISHING" is used as the subject of the sentence, functioning as a noun.

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  • 4. 

    Identify the 3 nouns in the following sentence: I was fishing when I saw a fin poking out of the water and realized it was a shark!

    • A.

      Fishing, Poking, Shark

    • B.

      Water, Shark, Fin

    • C.

      I, Realized, Water

    • D.

      Water, Fin, It

    Correct Answer
    B. Water, Shark, Fin
    Explanation
    The three nouns in the given sentence are "water," "shark," and "fin." These are all common nouns that represent tangible objects or entities. "Water" refers to a substance, "shark" is a type of marine animal, and "fin" is a body part of certain aquatic creatures.

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  • 5. 

    Which word is NOT an Abstract Noun?

    • A.

      Time

    • B.

      Love

    • C.

      Freedom

    • D.

      Hatred

    Correct Answer
    A. Time
    Explanation
    Time is not an abstract noun because it refers to a measurable quantity and can be perceived and experienced in a concrete way. Abstract nouns, on the other hand, represent ideas, qualities, or concepts that cannot be perceived with the senses. Love, freedom, and hatred are all examples of abstract nouns as they represent emotions or concepts that cannot be physically observed or measured.

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  • 6. 

    Which of the following is NOT a Proper Noun?

    • A.

      Rome

    • B.

      Eiffel Tower

    • C.

      Ninja

    • D.

      Pikachu

    Correct Answer
    C. Ninja
    Explanation
    A proper noun is a specific name used for an individual person, place, or organization. In this case, "ninja" is not a proper noun because it is a general term used to describe a type of warrior or assassin, rather than referring to a specific person, place, or organization. On the other hand, "Rome," "Eiffel Tower," and "Pikachu" are all proper nouns as they refer to specific locations or characters.

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  • 7. 

    Which word is a Collective Noun?

    • A.

      Bowser Jr.

    • B.

      Rainbow

    • C.

      Committee

    • D.

      Confusion

    Correct Answer
    C. Committee
    Explanation
    A collective noun refers to a group of individuals or things. In this case, "committee" is a collective noun as it represents a group of people who come together for a specific purpose or task. "Bowser Jr." is a proper noun, referring to a specific individual. "Rainbow" is a common noun, but not a collective noun as it does not represent a group. "Confusion" is also a common noun, but not a collective noun as it does not represent a group either.

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  • 8. 

    How many nouns are in this sentence? Twelve dogs went to a shelter because their mom died of a tumor.

    • A.

      5

    • B.

      4

    • C.

      2

    • D.

      7

    Correct Answer
    B. 4
    Explanation
    The sentence "Twelve dogs went to a shelter because their mom died of a tumor" contains four nouns. The nouns in the sentence are "dogs," "shelter," "mom," and "tumor."

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  • 9. 

    A Common Noun is a specific person, place, or thing.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    A Common Noun is a general name for a person, place, or thing, rather than a specific one. It refers to a whole class or category of things, such as "dog" or "city". Therefore, the statement that a Common Noun is a specific person, place, or thing is incorrect.

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  • 10. 

    Which of these words is a Proper Noun?

    • A.

      Fish

    • B.

      Bear

    • C.

      Timmy

    • D.

      Cottonball

    Correct Answer
    C. Timmy
    Explanation
    Timmy is a proper noun because it is a specific name of a person. Proper nouns are used to identify individual people, places, or things, and they are always capitalized. In this case, Timmy is a specific name and therefore qualifies as a proper noun. Fish, bear, and cottonball are common nouns as they refer to general categories or objects.

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