Nouns (Proper) 01
In the sentence 'Mr. Green told us that Saturn is larger than Pluto' the proper nouns are 'Mr. Green', 'Saturn' and 'Pluto'.

Nouns (Proper) 01

Proper nouns denote a particular person, place or organisation and usually begin with a capital letter. You will come across many proper nouns as an English student.

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  1. Choose the proper noun(s) from the following sentence.
    Mrs. Rose has a ticket for the Royal Hall next week.
    Use capital letters for people and places
  2. Choose the proper noun(s) from the following sentence.
    The driver of the train is Mr. Hill; he has eight children.
  3. Choose the proper noun(s) from the following sentence.
    The ball bounced off a bat, onto a table and hit Tom.
  4. Choose the proper noun(s) from the following sentence.
    Cars and lorries roar through the streets of London.
    London is a place and is a proper noun
  5. Choose the proper noun(s) from the following sentence.
    The book's title is 'Tennis' and the author is Jim Brown.
  6. Choose the proper noun(s) from the following sentence.
    The train stops in London, then in Bath and Bristol.
  7. Choose the proper noun(s) from the following sentence.
    James put the pen and book on a table by a window.
    James is a name, has a capital letter and is a proper noun
  8. Choose the proper noun(s) from the following sentence.
    Alton is near the cities of Guildford and Winchester.
    All three are places and so are proper nouns
  9. Choose the proper noun(s) from the following sentence.
    On a map, Asia and Europe are adjoining continents.
  10. Choose the proper noun(s) from the following sentence.
    The Earth, Mars, Venus and Mercury are all planets.

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