Grade 1 Language - Nouns (Singular and Plural)
The rainbow shone in the sky. There are two nouns in this sentence - rainbow and sky.

Grade 1 Language - Nouns (Singular and Plural)

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This quiz will help children's understanding of nouns, both singular and connective, and tackles the nouns given to groups. Being able to use singular and plural nouns, and to tell the difference between them, will boost children’s English writing and literacy knowledge.

A noun is a word given to a commonly used object, place or group.

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1.
Find the nouns in the sentence.
The children in the classroom were very quiet during the exam.
children, classroom, exam
children, quiet, exam
the, very, during
very, quiet, during
'Quiet' is an adjective in this sentence (quiet children). In this sentence, however, 'quiet' is a noun: 'I just want some peace and quiet!'
2.
Find the nouns in the question, remembering to look out for abstract nouns.
David looked at the spider with fear.
David, looked, with
David, spider, fear
looked, the, with
at, spider, fear
'Fear' is an abstract noun - it is a feeling, which is something that you cannot see or touch.
3.
Choose the word that best fits into the blank.
The fire ____ for a long time.
dances
dance
burn
burns
The fire burns for a long time.
4.
Choose the word that best fits into the blank.
Two boys ____ on the chairs.
speak
speaks
sit
sits
One boy sits; two boys sit.
5.
Choose the noun that best fits into the blank.
My ____ eats dinner together.
family
families
children
dogs
The word 'eats' is a big clue!
6.
Which sentence is written correctly?
A flag wave.
Flags waves.
Hair grows on your head.
Hairs grows on your head.
You could also say hair grows on your head.
7.
Which sentence is written correctly?
The baby cry for his mother.
Babies cries for their mothers.
Flowers blooms in the spring.
A flower blooms in the spring.
One flower blooms; two flowers bloom.
8.
Choose the verb that best fits into the blank.
The girl ____ with her crayons.
color
colors
dances
eats
The word 'colored' would also fit in this sentence.
9.
Which sentence is written correctly?
Dogs bark.
Dogs barks.
Cats meows.
A cat meow.
One dog barks, but two or more dogs bark.
10.
'He climbed up the flight of steps to his office.' How many nouns are in this sentence?
1
2
3
4
The nouns are flight, stairs and office. The word 'climbed' is a verb and the word 'he' is a pronoun.
Author:  Finola Waller

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