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

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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.

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