Nouns (Basics)
In the following statement all the nouns are in capitals: This beautiful CHURCH stands in a FIELD at the END of a ROAD.

Nouns (Basics)

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Places, people and things are all nouns, e.g. 'corner', 'vicar' and 'tree'. If you can put 'the' or 'a' in front of a word then it's probably a noun. Nouns are essential in English.

Test your knowledge of basic nouns by playing this quiz on the subject.

1.
Choose the correct list of nouns from the following sentence.
A dog barked at a cat in a forest by a river.
dog, barked, cat, forest
dog, barked, cat, river
dog, cat, forest, by
dog, cat, forest, river
2.
Choose the correct list of nouns from the following sentence.
The visitors are looking at the exhibits in the museum.
looking, exhibits, museum
looking, visitors, museum
visitors, exhibits, museum
visitors, looking, exhibits
3.
Choose the correct list of nouns from the following sentence.
The boats are moored at the quay in the harbor.
boats, moored, harbor
boats, moored, quay
boats, quay, harbor
moored, quay, harbor
You can put 'a' or 'the' in front of all the words in the correct answer. Use 'a' or 'the' to test if a word is a noun
4.
Choose the correct list of nouns from the following sentence.
The stadium is in the park in the center of the town.
stadium, is, center, town
stadium, is, park, center
stadium, is, park, town
stadium, park, center, town
5.
Choose the correct list of nouns from the following sentence.
A squirrel sat in a tree holding an acorn in a paw.
squirrel, sat, holding, acorn
squirrel, sat, tree, holding
squirrel, tree, acorn, paw
squirrel, tree, holding, acorn
6.
Choose the correct list of nouns from the following sentence.
A vet was helping an injured animal at the side of a road.
vet, animal, at, road
vet, animal, side, road
vet, at, side, road
vet, helping, animal, road
7.
Choose the correct list of nouns from the following sentence.
The box contains a diary, a notebook, a pen and a pencil.
box, diary, notebook, pen, and
box, diary, notebook, pen, pencil
contains, diary, notebook, pen, pencil
diary, notebook, pen, and, pencil
8.
Choose the correct list of nouns from the following sentence.
The books are on the table by the window in the hall.
are, table, window, hall
books, are, table, window
books, table, window, hall
table, window, in, hall
9.
Choose the correct list of nouns from the following sentence.
The farmer stood at the end of the road near the shop.
farmer, at, end, road
farmer, end, road, shop
farmer, of, road, shop
the, end, road, shop
All of the words in the correct answer are places, people or things
10.
Choose the correct list of nouns from the following sentence.
There was a storm on the coast during the night.
storm, coast, during
storm, coast, night
storm, on, coast
storm, on, night
Author:  Sue Daish

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