English Language: Elementary School: 1st and 2nd Grade Quiz - Grade 2 Language - Nouns (Collective) (Questions)

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This quiz informs elementary school children of collective nouns and how to categorize words and items into groups. This quiz will aid their reading and comprehension skills, as well as expand their vocabulary and all-round knowledge of literacy and the English language.

We can put certain things in groups. An apple is a type of fruit and so, all fruits can be grouped together. The word ‘fruit’ is a common noun.

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1. Which group does the word 'doll' belong to?
[ ] insects
[ ] toys
[ ] people
[ ] fruits
2. Which group does the word 'peach' belong to?
[ ] toys
[ ] tools
[ ] fruit
[ ] animals
3. Which group does the word 'wasp' belong to?
[ ] bees
[ ] insects
[ ] toys
[ ] tools
4. Which group does the word 'hammer' belong to?
[ ] insects
[ ] creatures
[ ] colours
[ ] tools
5. Which group does the word 'summer' belong to?
[ ] months
[ ] seasons
[ ] rivers
[ ] countries
6. Which group does the word 'chess' belong to?
[ ] tools
[ ] food
[ ] games
[ ] fruit
7. Which group does the word 'cap' belong to?
[ ] months
[ ] seasons
[ ] footwear
[ ] headgear
8. Which group does the word 'tulip' belong to?
[ ] trees
[ ] rivers
[ ] flowers
[ ] weapons
9. Which group does the word 'sword' belong to?
[ ] games
[ ] weapons
[ ] letters
[ ] counties
10. Which group does the word 'swallow' belong to?
[ ] trees
[ ] games
[ ] birds
[ ] reptiles
English Language: Elementary School: 1st and 2nd Grade Quiz - Grade 2 Language - Nouns (Collective) (Answers)
1. Which group does the word 'doll' belong to?
[ ] insects
[x] toys
[ ] people
[ ] fruits
Dolls are toys and the most popular type of doll is Barbie. Barbie's first outfit was a black and white striped swimsuit.
2. Which group does the word 'peach' belong to?
[ ] toys
[ ] tools
[x] fruit
[ ] animals
If one of the answers was 'color' you could have ticked that one too as peach is the name of a fruit and a color.
3. Which group does the word 'wasp' belong to?
[ ] bees
[x] insects
[ ] toys
[ ] tools
A male wasp is called a drone.
4. Which group does the word 'hammer' belong to?
[ ] insects
[ ] creatures
[ ] colours
[x] tools
Tools are used by electricians, plumbers and carpenters. They often have a tool box and will have lots of different types of hammers and spanners.
5. Which group does the word 'summer' belong to?
[ ] months
[x] seasons
[ ] rivers
[ ] countries
There are four seasons in a year: summer, autumn, winter and spring.
6. Which group does the word 'chess' belong to?
[ ] tools
[ ] food
[x] games
[ ] fruit
The aim of chess is to conquer the king. The queen piece can move in the most directions and her job is to protect the king from being taken or put into 'check mate'.
7. Which group does the word 'cap' belong to?
[ ] months
[ ] seasons
[ ] footwear
[x] headgear
Most people wear baseball caps as a fashion item but they were part of the traditional uniform worn during baseball games as it helped vision on sunny days.
8. Which group does the word 'tulip' belong to?
[ ] trees
[ ] rivers
[x] flowers
[ ] weapons
Tulips are part of the lily family.
9. Which group does the word 'sword' belong to?
[ ] games
[x] weapons
[ ] letters
[ ] counties
There is a famous sword in the story of King Arthur where he pulled the sword (called Excalibur) out of a stone.
10. Which group does the word 'swallow' belong to?
[ ] trees
[ ] games
[x] birds
[ ] reptiles
If you are scared of birds, then you suffer from ornithophobia.