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Nouns that are Count and Noncount Quiz 1

1. bread

In which sentence is the word "bread" countable?

a. I like many Indian breads, especially "chapatis" and "parathas".

b. Bread has been baked in India for thousands of years.

2. coffee

In which sentence is the word "coffee" countable?

a. Would you like a cup of coffee?

b. Would you like another coffee?

3. food

In which sentence is the word "food" countable?

a. If you want to be healthy, try to eat food that hasn't been made in a factory.

b. Most processed foods contain artificial flavourings and colourings.

4. fruit

In which sentence is the word "fruit" countable?

a. Fruit is becoming really expensive these days.

b. Some of the stone fruits are as expensive as meat.

5. ice cream

In which sentence is the word "ice cream" uncountable?

a. Does everybody want to have an ice cream?

b. Does anybody want to have some ice cream?

6. meat

In which sentence is the word "meat" countable?

a. Our butcher sells a wide range of top-quality meats.

b. All the meat our butcher sells is of the highest quality.

7. salad

In which sentence is the word "salad" uncountable?

a. Would you like a salad for your lunch?

b. Would you like some salad with your lunch?

8. sugar

In which sentence is the word "sugar" countable?

a. How many sugars does Lee have in her tea?

b. How much sugar does Kim have in his coffee?

9. tea

In which sentence is the word "tea" uncountable?

a. Did anybody at this table order a tea?

b. We ordered two cups of tea and a coffee.

10. toast

In which sentence is the word "toast" countable?

a. We drank a toast to Gerald's future success.

b. Gerald drank some coffee and had some toast.

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1. In which sentence is the word bread countable? a) I like many Indian breads, especially "chapatis" and "parathas". b) Bread has been baked in India for thousands of years.

2. In which sentence is the word coffee countable? a) Would you like a cup of coffee? b) Would you like another coffee?

3. In which sentence is the word food countable? a) If you want to be healthy, try to eat food that hasn't been made in a factory. b) Most processed foods contain artificial flavourings and colourings.

4. In which sentence is the word fruit countable? a) Fruit is becoming really expensive these days. b) Some of the stone fruits are as expensive as meat.

5. In which sentence is the word ice cream uncountable? a) Does everybody want to have an ice cream? b) Does anybody want to have some ice cream?

6. In which sentence is the word meat countable? a) Our butcher sells a wide range of top-quality meats. b) All the meat our butcher sells is of the highest quality.

7. In which sentence is the word salad uncountable? a) Would you like a salad for your lunch? b) Would you like some salad with your lunch?

8. In which sentence is the word sugar countable? a) How many sugars does Lee have in her tea? b) How much sugar does Kim have in his coffee?

9. In which sentence is the word tea uncountable? a) Did anybody at this table order a tea? b) We ordered two cups of tea and a coffee.

10. In which sentence is the word toast countable? a) We drank a toast to Gerald's future success. b) Gerald drank some coffee and had some toast.

Contributor: Matt Errey