Spelling: Elementary School: 1st and 2nd Grade Quiz - Plurals that end in s (Questions)

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Plurals that end in s reminds elementary school children that sometimes we add the letter s to show there is more than one of something.

There is one cat but if there are two, we would say two cats. The ‘s’ letters makes a ‘z’ sound but is spelled with just an ‘s’. Improve your spelling skills on these ‘s’ ending plural words.

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1. Spell the missing word: These ____ have one bone between them.
[ ] dogz
[ ] dogs
[ ] doggs
[ ] doggz
2. Spell the missing word: This is a picture of ____.
[ ] rocs
[ ] rockz
[ ] roks
[ ] rocks
3. Spell the missing word: There are lots of multicolored ____.
[ ] ballz
[ ] balz
[ ] bals
[ ] balls
4. Spell the missing word: She has lots of designer ____.
[ ] bags
[ ] baggs
[ ] bagz
[ ] baggz
5. Spell the missing word: These two ____ are having a party.
[ ] boyz
[ ] boys
[ ] boyes
[ ] boyez
6. Spell the missing word: Please fill the ____.
[ ] cupz
[ ] cuppz
[ ] cupps
[ ] cups
7. Spell the missing word: Football and cricket are his favorite ____.
[ ] gams
[ ] gamez
[ ] gamz
[ ] games
8. Spell the missing word: ____ go quack!
[ ] Ducs
[ ] Ducks
[ ] Duckz
[ ] Ducz
9. Spell the missing word: Can you bring some chairs and ____ to the party as I only have one.
[ ] tabls
[ ] tables
[ ] taballs
[ ] tayballs
10. Spell the missing word: May I borrow one of your ____?
[ ] pens
[ ] penz
[ ] penes
[ ] penns
Spelling: Elementary School: 1st and 2nd Grade Quiz - Plurals that end in s (Answers)
1. Spell the missing word: These ____ have one bone between them.
[ ] dogz
[x] dogs
[ ] doggs
[ ] doggz
A dog's sense of smell is 10,000 times stronger than ours.
2. Spell the missing word: This is a picture of ____.
[ ] rocs
[ ] rockz
[ ] roks
[x] rocks
The Earth's crust, outside bit, is made up of rocks.
3. Spell the missing word: There are lots of multicolored ____.
[ ] ballz
[ ] balz
[ ] bals
[x] balls
This word can be broken up into these sounds: b + al + l + s.
4. Spell the missing word: She has lots of designer ____.
[x] bags
[ ] baggs
[ ] bagz
[ ] baggz
Designer bags can be expensive, some bags by Chanel can cost the same as most cars on the road!
5. Spell the missing word: These two ____ are having a party.
[ ] boyz
[x] boys
[ ] boyes
[ ] boyez
Even though we are adding an 's' onto the end of the word, it makes a 'z' noise.
6. Spell the missing word: Please fill the ____.
[ ] cupz
[ ] cuppz
[ ] cupps
[x] cups
We could also say, 'She cups her daughters face,' changing the word cups into a verb - something you do.
7. Spell the missing word: Football and cricket are his favorite ____.
[ ] gams
[ ] gamez
[ ] gamz
[x] games
In 1966 England won the World Cup. Hopefully, they'll win it again soon!
8. Spell the missing word: ____ go quack!
[ ] Ducs
[x] Ducks
[ ] Duckz
[ ] Ducz
Duck feathers are waterproof; that's where the saying 'Water off a duck's back' comes from.
9. Spell the missing word: Can you bring some chairs and ____ to the party as I only have one.
[ ] tabls
[x] tables
[ ] taballs
[ ] tayballs
In this sentence you have the s/z sound twice, once in 'tables' and once for 'chairs'.
10. Spell the missing word: May I borrow one of your ____?
[x] pens
[ ] penz
[ ] penes
[ ] penns
Ball point pens were invented for the Royal Air Force.