Noun Rules
Singular and Plural
Common and Proper
Concrete and Abstract
Countable and Uncountable
100

What do you do to make MOST nouns plural?

Add an -s

100

Make the following noun plural: journey

add an -s

journeys

100

Is the following noun common or proper?: city

common

100

What is a concrete noun? Give an example

A concrete noun is any tangible thing that we can identify with our five sense. -Chocolate

100

Define what a countable noun is

Anything that can be counted whether singular or plural

200

If a noun ends with -f or -fe, how do you make it plural?

Change the -f or -fe to -v and add -es.

knife - knives

scarf - scarves

200

Make this word plural: goose

goose - geese

200

Is the following noun common or proper?: Payless

Proper, because it is the name of a shoe store.

200

What is an abstract noun? Give an example

An abstract noun is any intangible thing that we cannot identify with our five senses. -Happiness

200

Do uncountable nouns have a singular form, plural form or both?

Even though uncountable nouns are not individual objects, they are always singular.

300

If a singular noun ends in a consonant then -y, how do you make it plural? Example: lady

Change the -y to -i and add -es to make ladies

300

Is this word singular, plural or both?

deer

It is both. Whether you talk about 1 or more than 1, it is always deer.

300

Change the common noun "principal" to a proper noun

Any principal's name

example: Mr. Stanford Davis

300

Which word is an abstract noun?

ice cream, kindergarten, headache, hammer

headache

300

D we use "a lot of/ lots of" with countable nouns, uncountable nouns or both?

Both

400

If a singular noun ends in a vowel then -y, how do you make it plural?

Add an -s.

toy - toys

400

Make this singular noun plural:stomach

And explain your response

stomach - stomachs

Because the -ch in stomach sounds like a -k so to make it plural just add an -s.

400

Is the following word a common noun or proper noun? state why

iPad

It is a proper noun because it is the name of a brand

400

The little girl ran across the road, skipped through the bushes and stopped by the store to buy a bag juice.

How many concrete nouns are there? Name them

There are 5 concrete nouns.

girl, road, bushes, store and bag juice

400

State whether the follow words are countable or uncountable nouns:

children, water, fire trucks, bottles, butter, politician, milk, instruments, clay, cookies

children - C, water - U, fire trucks - C, bottles - C, butter - U, politicians - C, milk - U, instruments - C, clay - U, cookies - C


500

If a singular noun ends in -s, -sh, -ch or -x, how do you make it plural? Use an example for each.

Add -es.

glass - glasses

bush - bushes

watch - watches

fox - foxes

500

What is the plural form of motto and cargo?

motto - mottos/mottoes

cargo - cargos/cargoes

It can be either.

500

When can a common noun start with a capital letter, except at the beginning of a sentence?

When used in the title or name of something. Example:

captain - Captain Hook

doctor - Doctor Howard Green

500

The idea started with the imagination of a little boy that soon became multimillion dollar game company.

Are there any abstract nouns? How many? Name them

2 abstract nouns - idea and imagination

500

Which noun do you use the word (article) "much" and "many"? Give an example

countable noun - "many"

How many chairs are there?

uncountable - "much"

How much orange juice is left?

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