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Nouns 2
Anger is an example of an abstract noun.

Nouns 2

In this second 11-plus English quiz on nouns, you are going to get some practice in identifying abstract nouns; these are nouns that you can't literally sense with your five senses: you can't see, touch, smell, hear or taste them. For example: anger, love, curiosity and democracy.

One handy tip to help with finding the correct answer is to put the words 'he is' at the beginning of each option. The ones that make no sense will be incorrect answers. Abstract nouns are not as obvious as proper nouns, but once you get to grips with them, you'll be a noun expert!

Give this quiz a whirl and see if you can get top marks. If at first you don't succeed, try try again!

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1.
Which noun is an abstract noun?
loyal, dishonest, honest, loyalty
dishonest
honest
loyalty
loyal
The other words are adjectives
2.
Which noun is an abstract noun?
jealous, spiteful, envy, envious
envious
envy
jealous
spiteful
The other words are adjectives
3.
Which noun is an abstract noun?
leisurely, lazy, lax, leisure
leisure
lax
leisurely
lazy
The other words are adjectives, but 'leisurely' can also be used as an adverb
4.
Which noun is an abstract noun?
success, courageous, deceitful, successful
courageous
deceitful
success
successful
The other words are adjectives
5.
Which noun is an abstract noun?
just, justifiable, justice, justify
justify
justice
just
justifiable
'Justice' is the only noun in the list. What parts of speech are the other words?
6.
Which noun is an abstract noun?
hospital, hospitality, hospitable, unhospitable
unhospitable
hospital
hospitable
hospitality
What parts of speech are the other words?
7.
Which noun is an abstract noun?
dedicated, destroyed, declined, dedication
destroyed
declined
dedicated
dedication
The other words are derived from the verbs dedicate, destroy and decline
8.
Which noun is an abstract noun?
informative, skillful, culture, cultural
culture
informative
cultural
skillful
The other words are adjectives
9.
Which noun is an abstract noun?
sympathetic, sympathy, cruel, kind
sympathetic
cruel
sympathy
kind
The other words are adjectives
10.
Which noun is an abstract noun?
miserable, gloomy, glum, misery
miserable
gloomy
misery
glum
The other words are adjectives
Author:  Frank Evans

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