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What is a Noun? Quiz

You can do this grammar quiz online or print it on paper. It tests what you learned on the page What is a Noun?

1. The simple definition of a noun is: a person, place or

pronoun
thing
a) pronoun b) thing

2. To decide if a word's a noun, look at its ending, position and

function
first letter
a) function b) first letter

3. A word is almost certainly a noun if it ends with

-ness
-est
a) -ness b) -est

4. Which is a noun?

govern
government
a) govern b) government

5. In which sentence does a noun follow a determiner?

The food's delicious.
It's delicious food.
a) The food's delicious. b) It's delicious food.

6. In which sentence does a noun follow an adjective?

Their team played well.
It's a good, strong team.
a) Their team played well. b) It's a good, strong team.

7. Nouns often come after one or more

adjectives
adverbs
a) adjectives b) adverbs

8. Nouns often function as the subject and/or object of

an adjective
a verb
a) an adjective b) a verb

9. "She plays guitar." The noun "guitar" is the

subject of the verb
object of the verb
a) subject of the verb b) object of the verb

10. In which sentence is the subject a pronoun?

England is cold now.
You'll need warm clothes.
a) England is cold now. b) You'll need warm clothes.

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