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Nouns that are Count and Noncount Quiz 6

1. danger

In which sentence is the word "danger" countable?

a. How much danger are you in when you're fighting a bushfire?

b. The one danger we always fear is being trapped by the flames.

2. iron

In which sentence is the word "iron" countable?

a. Were you taught how to use an iron when you were young?

b. Were you taught about the uses of iron when you were young?

3. jam

In which sentence is the word "jam" countable?

a. We couldn't get to the supermaket in time because of the traffic jam.

b. We haven't got jam because we couldn't get to the supermaket in time.

4. land

In which sentence is the word "land" uncountable?

a. Gulliver travelled to strange, faraway lands.

b. Did he want to buy a block of land there?

5. noise

In which sentence is the word "noise" countable?

a. I was woken up by a strange noise.

b. I was woken up by all the noise.

6. room

In which sentence is the word "room" countable?

a. Is there a piano in his room?

b. Is there room for his piano?

7. silence

In which sentence is the word "silence" countable?

a. Long silences can make some people feel uncomfortable.

b. Complete silence can make some people feel uncomfortable.

8. space

In which sentence is the word "space" uncountable?

a. Are you sure there's enough space in the garden for a tennis court?

b. There's a space behind the shed that's big enough for a tennis court.

9. speed

In which sentence is the word "speed" uncountable?

a. He didn't start reducing the car's speed until he got to the city.

b. He kept driving at a very high speed until he got to the city.

10. strength

In which sentence is the word "strength" uncountable?

a. One of the team's best qualities is the strength of its defence.

b. One of the team's strengths is the high quality of its defence.

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1. In which sentence is the word danger countable? a) How much danger are you in when you're fighting a bushfire? b) The one danger we always fear is being trapped by the flames.

2. In which sentence is the word iron countable? a) Were you taught how to use an iron when you were young? b) Were you taught about the uses of iron when you were young?

3. In which sentence is the word jam countable? a) We couldn't get to the supermaket in time because of the traffic jam. b) We haven't got jam because we couldn't get to the supermaket in time.

4. In which sentence is the word land uncountable? a) Gulliver travelled to strange, faraway lands. b) Did he want to buy a block of land there?

5. In which sentence is the word noise countable? a) I was woken up by a strange noise. b) I was woken up by all the noise.

6. In which sentence is the word room countable? a) Is there a piano in his room? b) Is there room for his piano?

7. In which sentence is the word silence countable? a) Long silences can make some people feel uncomfortable. b) Complete silence can make some people feel uncomfortable.

8. In which sentence is the word space uncountable? a) Are you sure there's enough space in the garden for a tennis court? b) There's a space behind the shed that's big enough for a tennis court.

9. In which sentence is the word speed uncountable? a) He didn't start reducing the car's speed until he got to the city. b) He kept driving at a very high speed until he got to the city.

10. In which sentence is the word strength uncountable? a) One of the team's best qualities is the strength of its defence. b) One of the team's strengths is the high quality of its defence.

Contributor: Matt Errey


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