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Nouns and Pronouns

Nouns and Pronouns

 

 

Proper Noun

A name used for an individual person, place, or thing, spelled with an initial capital letter

Examples: Jacob, Jane, London, Table, etc.

Common Noun

A noun that denotes a class of objects or a concept as opposed to a particular individual.

Examples: man, mountain, ocean, country, etc.

 

Examples:

  1.  We are going on a vacation.
  2.  Don’t tell me that you can’t go with us.
  3.  We ran into each other at the mall.
  4.  Someone spilled orange juice all over the countertop.

Recap

  • Nouns are words that are used to identify people, objects, or while naming.
  • They are broadly divided into Proper and Common nouns.
  • There are further types of nouns, like Countable- Uncountable, Concrete- Abstract, Compound- Collective.
  • Pronouns are words that function as noun phrases, that refer directly or indirectly to people or things.
  • Pronouns are further divided into Subject Pronouns(People), Object Pronouns(Objects), Possessive Pronouns(People’s Possession), Reflexive Pronouns(Referring to People).

Quiz for Nouns and Pronouns

Q.1

Select the abstract noun present in the given sentence:

Tejesh was awarded for his bravery.

a) Tejesh
b) Awarded
c) His
d) Bravery

Q.2

Select the abstract noun present in the given sentence:

It is said that honesty is the best policy.

a) Said
b) Honesty
c) Best
d) Policy

Q.3

Select the abstract noun present in the given sentence:

Priya's work of art was sheer brilliance.

a) Priya's
b) Art
c) Sheer
d) Brilliance

Q.4

Select the abstract noun present in the given sentence:

The coldness of the hills, always attracted Arya.

a) Coldness
b) Hills
c) Attracted
d) Arya

Q.5

Select the abstract noun present in the given sentence:

Tanuj left a long-lasting impression on Myra.

a) Tanuj
b) Long-lasting
c) Impression
d) Myra

Q.6

Pick up the pronouns from the given sentences:

That kid makes me angry.

a) That
b) Kid
c) Makes
d) Angry

Q.7

Pick up the pronouns from the given sentences:

Which is the car Mr. Anand bought?

a) Which
b) Car
c) Mr. Anand
d) Bought

Q.8

Pick up the pronouns from the given sentences:

The man who was standing at the corner, is her father.

a) The
b) Who
c) Standing
d) Father

Q.9

Pick up the pronouns from the given sentences:

Meena loves talking to her doll.

a) Meena
b) Loves
c) Talking
d) Her

Q.10

Pick up the pronouns from the given sentences:

Several of her books were kept in the room.

a) Books
b) Room
c) Several
d) Kept

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