Saturday, September 12, 2020

Quiz for Lessons 16-20 - Parts of Speech - Nouns

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Instructions: Pick out the nouns in the following sentences and tell whether they are common or proper.

1. Mrs. Mills told the officer at the post office to weigh the package.

2. The principal at the school held Eric after the bell.

3. Sheep and horses eat grass shorter than cattle.

4. The Declaration of Independence and the Constitution are important to Americans.

5. War is a terrible thing that all nations should work to stop.


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Answers:

1. Mrs. Mills told the officer at the post office to weigh the package.
      Mrs. Mills - proper noun
      officer, post office, package - common nouns

2. The principal at the school held Eric after the bell.
      Eric - proper noun
      principal, school, bell - common nouns

3. Sheep and horses eat grass shorter than cattle.
      Sheep, horses, grass, cattle - common nouns

4. The Declaration of Independence and the Constitution are important to Americans.
      Declaration of Independence, Constitution, Americans - proper nouns

5. War is a terrible thing that all nations should work to stop.
      War, thing, nations - common nouns


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