What Is A Noun?

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What Is A Noun? - Quiz

All about nouns. Is it a person place or thing?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Samantha

    • A.

      Person

    • B.

      Place

    • C.

      Thing

    • D.

      Idea

    • E.

      None

    Correct Answer
    A. Person
    Explanation
    Based on the given options, Samantha is categorized as a person.

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  • 2. 

    Tree

    • A.

      Person

    • B.

      Place

    • C.

      Thing

    • D.

      Idea

    • E.

      None

    Correct Answer
    C. Thing
    Explanation
    The word "tree" can be categorized as a "thing" because it is a physical object that exists in the world. It is not a person, place, or idea, and therefore "thing" is the most appropriate category for it.

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  • 3. 

    Dr.

    • A.

      Person

    • B.

      Place

    • C.

      Thing

    • D.

      Idea

    • E.

      None

    Correct Answer
    A. Person
    Explanation
    The given options represent different categories - Person, Place, Thing, Idea, and None. Out of these options, "Person" is the only option that is a category representing individuals. The other options represent different types of entities or concepts. Therefore, the correct answer is "Person".

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  • 4. 

    White House

    • A.

      Person

    • B.

      Place

    • C.

      Thing

    • D.

      Idea

    • E.

      None

    Correct Answer
    B. Place
    Explanation
    The White House is a well-known location in Washington D.C., serving as the official residence and workplace of the President of the United States. It is a physical place that holds historical and political significance, making it the correct answer in this context.

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  • 5. 

    Clerk

    • A.

      Person

    • B.

      Place

    • C.

      Thing

    • D.

      Idea

    • E.

      None

    Correct Answer
    A. Person
    Explanation
    The word "clerk" refers to a person who works in an office or a store, typically performing administrative or customer service tasks. Therefore, the correct answer is "Person."

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  • 6. 

    Hospital

    • A.

      Person

    • B.

      Place

    • C.

      Thing

    • D.

      Idea

    • E.

      None

    Correct Answer
    B. Place
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Place" because a hospital is a physical location where medical treatment is provided to individuals. It is a specific place where people go to receive medical care and services.

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  • 7. 

    Ruler

    • A.

      Person

    • B.

      Place

    • C.

      Thing

    • D.

      Idea

    • E.

      None

    Correct Answer
    C. Thing
    Explanation
    The word "ruler" refers to an object that is used to measure or draw straight lines. It is not a person, place, or idea, but rather a physical thing that can be held and used for a specific purpose. Therefore, the correct answer is "Thing."

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  • 8. 

    New

    • A.

      Person

    • B.

      Place

    • C.

      Thing

    • D.

      Idea

    • E.

      None

    Correct Answer
    E. None
  • 9. 

    Freedom

    • A.

      Person

    • B.

      Place

    • C.

      Thing

    • D.

      Idea

    • E.

      None

    Correct Answer
    D. Idea
    Explanation
    The word "freedom" can be categorized as an idea because it represents a concept or a belief rather than a physical person, place, or thing. It is an abstract notion that encompasses the ability to act, speak, or think without any external constraints or limitations. "Freedom" is not tied to a specific location or object, but rather represents a philosophical or ideological concept that is universally applicable. Therefore, it is appropriate to classify "freedom" as an idea in this context.

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  • 10. 

    Blue

    • A.

      Person

    • B.

      Place

    • C.

      Thing

    • D.

      Idea

    • E.

      None

    Correct Answer
    E. None
  • 11. 

    Telephone

    • A.

      Person

    • B.

      Place

    • C.

      Thing

    • D.

      Idea

    • E.

      None

    Correct Answer
    C. Thing
    Explanation
    A telephone is classified as a thing because it is an object or an item that can be physically touched or held. It is a device used for communication, typically consisting of a handset and a base unit connected by wires or wireless technology. As a thing, a telephone is not a person, place, idea, or none of the above.

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  • 12. 

    Park

    • A.

      Person

    • B.

      Place

    • C.

      Thing

    • D.

      Idea

    • E.

      None

    Correct Answer
    B. Place
    Explanation
    The word "park" refers to a specific location or area where people can go for recreational activities, such as walking, playing sports, or having a picnic. Therefore, "place" is the correct answer as it accurately describes the meaning of the word "park".

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  • 13. 

    Kevin

    • A.

      Person

    • B.

      Place

    • C.

      Thing

    • D.

      Idea

    • E.

      None

    Correct Answer
    A. Person
    Explanation
    The given options are Kevin, Person, Place, Thing, Idea, and None. Among these options, "Person" is the correct answer because Kevin is a name, which refers to a specific individual. The other options such as Place, Thing, and Idea are not applicable in this case as they do not accurately describe Kevin. Therefore, the correct answer is Person.

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  • 14. 

    Walmart

    • A.

      Person

    • B.

      Place

    • C.

      Thing

    • D.

      Idea

    • E.

      None

    Correct Answer
    B. Place
    Explanation
    Walmart is a well-known retail corporation that operates a chain of hypermarkets, discount department stores, and grocery stores. It is a physical location where customers can visit and purchase a wide range of products. Therefore, it can be categorized as a place.

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  • 15. 

    Friendship

    • A.

      Person

    • B.

      Place

    • C.

      Thing

    • D.

      Idea

    • E.

      None

    Correct Answer
    D. Idea
    Explanation
    Among the options provided, "Idea" is the only one that does not fit into the category of a person, place, thing, or friendship. Friendship is a type of relationship between individuals, person refers to an individual, place represents a location, and thing refers to an object or entity. However, an idea is an abstract concept or thought that cannot be classified as any of the other categories.

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  • 16. 

    Running

    • A.

      Person

    • B.

      Place

    • C.

      Thing

    • D.

      Idea

    • E.

      None

    Correct Answer
    E. None
    Explanation
    The given options "Running", "Person", "Place", "Thing", and "Idea" are all categories or types of nouns. However, "None" does not fit into any of these categories as it is not a specific type of noun. Therefore, "None" is the correct answer.

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  • 17. 

    Chef

    • A.

      Person

    • B.

      Place

    • C.

      Thing

    • D.

      Idea

    • E.

      None

    Correct Answer
    A. Person
    Explanation
    The word "chef" refers to a person who is a professional cook and prepares food in a restaurant or hotel. Therefore, the correct answer is "Person".

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  • 18. 

    Restaurant

    • A.

      Person

    • B.

      Place

    • C.

      Thing

    • D.

      Idea

    • E.

      None

    Correct Answer
    B. Place
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Place" because a restaurant is a physical location where people go to eat and drink. It is a specific place where people can gather to enjoy a meal and socialize. While a restaurant can also be considered a business or an establishment, the most fitting category for it in this context is "Place".

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  • 19. 

    The fat cat was sitting on the brown couch.

    • A.

      Fat, cat, brown

    • B.

      Cat, brown, couch

    • C.

      Cat, couch

    Correct Answer
    C. Cat, couch
    Explanation
    Find all the nouns in this sentence.

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  • 20. 

    The telephone rang very early in the morning.

    • A.

      Telephone

    • B.

      Telephone, rang

    • C.

      Telephone, rang, morning

    Correct Answer
    A. Telephone
    Explanation
    Find all the nouns in this sentence.

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  • 21. 

    Sam and George went to the park to play frisbee.

    • A.

      Sam, George

    • B.

      Sam, George, park, frisbee

    • C.

      Sam, George, frisbee

    Correct Answer
    B. Sam, George, park, frisbee
    Explanation
    Find all the nouns in this sentence.

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  • 22. 

    Whitney walked to school while it was snowing.

    • A.

      Walked, school

    • B.

      Whitney, walked, school, snowing

    • C.

      Whitney, school

    Correct Answer
    C. Whitney, school
    Explanation
    Find all the nouns in this sentence.

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  • 23. 

    The calendar on the board was purple.

    • A.

      Calendar

    • B.

      Calendar, board, purple

    • C.

      Calendar, board

    Correct Answer
    C. Calendar, board
    Explanation
    Find all the nouns in this sentence.

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  • 24. 

    Wendy and Trina went to the store to buy banana's and apples.

    • A.

      Wendy, Trina, went, store, apples

    • B.

      Wendy, Trina, store, banana's, apples

    • C.

      Wendy, Trina, store, buy, banana's

    Correct Answer
    B. Wendy, Trina, store, banana's, apples
    Explanation
    Find all the nouns in this sentence.

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  • 25. 

    "I can't find my sweater anywhere in my room!"

    • A.

      Sweater, room

    • B.

      Find, sweater, room

    • C.

      Sweater, my, room

    Correct Answer
    A. Sweater, room
    Explanation
    Find all the nouns in this sentence.

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  • 26. 

    The school is next to the library.

    • A.

      School, next, library

    • B.

      School, library

    • C.

      School

    Correct Answer
    B. School, library
    Explanation
    Find all the nouns in this sentence.

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  • 27. 

    My pink shoes were hidden under my purple skirt.

    • A.

      Pink, shoes, hidden, purple, skirt

    • B.

      Pink, shoes, purple, skirt

    • C.

      Shoes, skirt

    Correct Answer
    C. Shoes, skirt
    Explanation
    Find all the nouns in this sentence.

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  • 28. 

    The water is very hot.

    • A.

      Water

    • B.

      Water, very

    • C.

      Water, hot

    Correct Answer
    A. Water
    Explanation
    Find all the nouns in this sentence.

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