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Nouns And Pronouns

Nouns And Pronouns

Noun

Noun is the name of a person, place or thing.

noun

 

Types of Noun

  • Common Noun:

Boy, Country, Day

  • Proper Noun:

Ram, India, Monday

  • Abstract Noun:

Happiness, Truth, Danger.

  • Collective Noun:

Pack of wolves, Cluster of stars, Shoal of fishes

Some Examples of Nouns

  • Ram is a boy.
  • I live in India.
  • Truth has been spoken
  • Cluster of star looks beautiful at night.

Here we see the example of

  • Common noun in first sentence.
  • Proper Noun in second sentence.
  • Abstract Noun in third sentence.
  • Collective Noun in fourth sentence.

Pronouns

Pronoun is a word that comes in place of noun.

pronoun

Types of Pronoun

  • Personal Pronoun: I, Me, You, She, It
  • Relative Pronoun: who, whom, whose
  • Demonstrative Pronoun: this, that, these, those
  • Reflexive Pronoun: Myself, herself, itself
  • Possessive Pronoun: his, her

Some Examples of Pronouns

  • You have a nice dog.
  • I was the one, who gave you support.
  • This is my pen.
  • I was talking to myself.
  • She is her girlfriend.

Here we see the example of:

  • Personal Pronoun in the first sentence.
  • Relative Pronoun in the second sentence.
  • Demonstrative Pronoun in the third sentence.
  • Reflexive Pronoun in the first fourth sentence.
  • Possessive Pronoun in the fifth sentence.

Recap

  • Noun is the name of a person, place or thing.
  • Pronoun is the word which comes in the place of noun in it's absence.

Quiz for Nouns And Pronouns

Q.1

Find the suitable type of noun from the given options.

I didn’t believe the girl’s story.

a) Abstract
b) Collective
c) Common
d) Proper

Q.2

Fill in the blanks with the correct option.

I'd like to have an apartment of my own ________ I can invite my friends around whenever I want.

a)

in that

b)

into what

c)

to which

d)

which

Q.3

Find the suitable type of noun from the given options.

Wisdom is better than riches.

a) Collective
b) Common
c) Proper
d) Abstract

Q.4

I don't have much………..Just two small bags.

a) Luggage
b) Information
c) Table
d) Box

Q.5

Find the suitable type of noun from the given options.

James is a bright student.

a) Common
b) Collective
c) Abstract
d) Proper

Q.6

The old woman lived alone, with………………...to look after………………...

a) someone / her
b) anyone / herself
c) everyone / she
d) no one / her

Q.7

Identify Noun in the following sentence: It will take all of your energy and will to be able to walk again.

a) Take
b) All
c) Your
d) Energy

Q.8

No one to..............I have spoken is able to answer my question.

a) What
b) Whose
c) That
d) whom

Q.9

Identify the noun in the following sentence: The works of many great poets have been placed on reserve.

a)

placed

b)

reserve

c)

works

d)

many

Q.10

No one knows..................the Indian custom of sati-widows burning themselves on their husbands' funeral pyres-began, but it has now become very rare.

a) That
b) Whose
c) How
d) Which

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