English Language: Middle School: Grades 6, 7 and 8 Quiz - Nouns (Basics) (Questions)

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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.
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
2. 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
3. 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
4. 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
5. 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
6. 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
7. 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
8. 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
9. 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
10. 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
English Language: Middle School: Grades 6, 7 and 8 Quiz - Nouns (Basics) (Answers)
1. 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
[x] 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
2. 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
[x] 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
3. 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
[x] books, table, window, hall
[ ] table, window, in, hall
4. 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
[x] visitors, exhibits, museum
[ ] visitors, looking, exhibits
5. 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
[x] stadium, park, center, town
6. Choose the correct list of nouns from the following sentence.
There was a storm on the coast during the night.
[ ] storm, coast, during
[x] storm, coast, night
[ ] storm, on, coast
[ ] storm, on, night
7. 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
[x] vet, animal, side, road
[ ] vet, at, side, road
[ ] vet, helping, animal, road
8. 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
[x] dog, cat, forest, river
9. 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
[x] squirrel, tree, acorn, paw
[ ] squirrel, tree, holding, acorn
10. 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
[x] box, diary, notebook, pen, pencil
[ ] contains, diary, notebook, pen, pencil
[ ] diary, notebook, pen, and, pencil