Two friends lying on grass with dandelions
Friendship is an example of an abstract noun.

Grade 3 Language - Nouns (Abstract)

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Abstract nouns are sometimes difficult to identify in sentences. They can't be counted. Third graders should practice using abstract nouns in their writing. This will strengthen their writing. In this quiz, the students will identify the abstract nouns in the sentences and choose the abstract noun from a list to fill in the blanks.

1.
Choose the correct ABSTRACT NOUN to fill in the blank.
With many big houses in the area, I could see the ____ in this town.
cars
trouble
people
wealth
Wealth is an abstract noun that fits into the sentence.
2.
What is the ABSTRACT NOUN in the sentence?
The pain in my leg throbbed for a long time.
throbbed
leg
pain
long
Pain is a noun because it is a thing, but it can't be counted so it is an abstract noun.
3.
What is the ABSTRACT NOUN in the sentence?
People would stare at the woman's beauty.
beauty
people
woman's
stare
The abstract noun in the sentence is beauty.
4.
What is the ABSTRACT NOUN in the sentence?
Since the man made a lot of money, he had a lot of success.
lot
success
money
since
Success is an abstract noun that can't be touched.
5.
What is the ABSTRACT NOUN in the sentence?
The little girl was filled with sadness.
girl
filled
little
sadness
Sadness is the abstract noun because it can't be counted.
6.
Choose the correct ABSTRACT NOUN to fill in the blank.
My ____ with Katie lasted for many years.
freedom
friendship
minutes
house
This word best fits into the sentence as an abstract noun.
7.
What is the ABSTRACT NOUN in the sentence?
Honesty is the best policy.
honesty
is
best
policy
Honesty is the abstract noun since you can't measure it or touch it.
8.
Choose the correct ABSTRACT NOUN to fill in the blank.
The leader of a country has a lot of ____.
money
friends
power
workers
This word makes sense and is an abstract noun.
9.
Choose the correct ABSTRACT NOUN to fill in the blank.
My family has ____ for each other.
love
talent
memory
gifts
The best abstract noun that fits into the sentence is love.
10.
Choose the correct ABSTRACT NOUN to fill in the blank.
The United States gained its ____ in 1776.
thoughts
money
freedom
weapons
This word makes the most sense in the sentence and it is an abstract noun.
Author:  Amy Flanders

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