Nouns (Proper)
In the sentence 'Mr. Green told us that Saturn is larger than Pluto' the proper nouns are 'Mr. Green', 'Saturn' and 'Pluto'.

Nouns (Proper)

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Proper nouns denote a particular person, place or organization and usually begin with a capital letter. You will come across many proper nouns as an English student.

To practice your knowledge of nouns, try our other quizzes on the subject at this level (if you haven't already done so).

1.
Choose the proper noun(s) from the following sentence.
On a map, Asia and Europe are adjoining continents.
Asia, Europe
Europe, continents
map, continents
map, Europe
2.
Choose the proper noun(s) from the following sentence.
The Earth, Mars, Venus and Mercury are all planets.
Earth, Mars, Venus, Mercury
Earth, Mars, Venus, planets
Earth, Venus, Mercury, planets
Mars, Venus, Mercury, planets
3.
Choose the proper noun(s) from the following sentence.
James put the pen and book on a table by a window.
book
James
pen
table
James is a name, has a capital letter and is a proper noun
4.
Choose the proper noun(s) from the following sentence.
Alton is near the cities of Guildford and Winchester.
Alton, cities, Guildford
Alton, cities, Winchester
Alton, near, Winchester
Alton, Guildford, Winchester
All three are places and so are proper nouns
5.
Choose the proper noun(s) from the following sentence.
The driver of the train is Mr. Hill; he has eight children.
children
driver
Mr. Hill
train
6.
Choose the proper noun(s) from the following sentence.
The train stops in London, then in Bath and Bristol.
London, Bath, Bristol
train, Bath, Bristol
train, London, Bath
train, London, Bristol
7.
Choose the proper noun(s) from the following sentence.
The ball bounced off a bat, onto a table and hit Tom.
ball
bat
table
Tom
8.
Choose the proper noun(s) from the following sentence.
Cars and trucks roar through the streets of London.
Cars
London
lorries
streets
London is a place and is a proper noun
9.
Choose the proper noun(s) from the following sentence.
The book's title is 'Tennis' and the author is Jim Brown.
book's, Jim, Brown
book's, title, Jim
Tennis, Jim, Brown
title, Tennis, Jim
10.
Choose the proper noun(s) from the following sentence.
Mrs. Rose has a ticket for the Royal Hall next week.
Mrs. Rose, Royal Hall
Mrs. Rose, ticket
Royal Hall, week
ticket, week
Use capital letters for people and places
Author:  Sue Daish

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