Nouns (Abstract) 2
In the sentence 'The children enjoyed the peace and quietness' both 'peace' and 'quietness' are abstract nouns.

Nouns (Abstract) 2

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Abstract nouns are often qualities or attitudes but they can also be feelings and ideas. Feelings and ideas are especially important to describe when writing a story or poem.

To give you a good grasp of abstract nouns, try this second English quiz on the subject.

1.
Select the abstract noun(s) from the sentence below.
'Pride and Prejudice' is a novel written years ago.
ago
is
novel
'Pride and Prejudice'
Pride and prejudice are both attitudes therefore they are abstract nouns
2.
Select the abstract noun(s) from the sentence below.
Tom's sadness at losing the race was obvious.
losing
race
sadness
Tom's
Sadness is a feeling or attitude - an abstract noun
3.
Select the abstract noun(s) from the sentence below.
The mountaineers showed great courage.
courage
great
mountaineers
showed
4.
Select the abstract noun(s) from the sentence below.
Her friendship meant so much to him.
friendship
him
meant
much
Friendship is an attitude, you can write 'the' or 'a' in front of it but you cannot touch it
5.
Select the abstract noun(s) from the sentence below.
It was always his ambition to become a doctor.
always
ambition
become
doctor
Ambition is a quality - an abstract noun
6.
Select the abstract noun(s) from the sentence below.
The nurse's kindness helped the patient greatly.
helped
kindness
nurse's
patient
7.
Select the abstract noun(s) from the sentence below.
The commitment of the leaders kept the group going.
commitment
going
group
leaders
8.
Select the abstract noun(s) from the sentence below.
Tom's eagerness to be the first one caused him to fail.
caused
eagerness
first
Tom's
9.
Select the abstract noun(s) from the sentence below.
The hostility between the lands gave rise to war.
hostility
lands
rise
war
Hostility is an attitude - an abstract noun
10.
Select the abstract noun(s) from the sentence below.
After the storm in the night came peace and quietness.
After, storm
peace, quietness
storm, night
storm, peace
Author:  Sue Daish

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