Exercise on Nouns






Exercise on Nouns :


a) Indicate the kinds of the nouns in the following sentences.

1) Africa is now on the alert.
2) Big fish eat small ones.
3) Don’t cry for the moon.
4) Habit is second nature.
5) Have you read about the pharaohs of Egypt?
6) Money is what money does.
7) Naser achieved great victories for his country.
8) She is the Cleopatra of our times.
9) This raincoat is water-proof.
10) Will you have some coffee?



b) Classify the following nouns according to the main kinds.

Cairo - colour - youth - class - audience - school – Egypt - The Koran - Theatre - flag - hatred - noise - army – navy - Shehata - garden - man - boy – Mona



c) Form abstract nouns from.

beautiful - clean - poor - low - friend - glad - speak - think - want - likely - infant - feel - reply - loose - king - eager - brave - grow - sweet



d) Form the gerund from the following:

write - play - teach - read - smoke - go - do - work - believe - joke - drink - swim - dig.



e) Form suitable compound nouns by choosing the proper combinations.

letter - sand - ball - time - box - ice - station - foot – storm - cream - master – table



f) complete by using suitable partitive nouns.

A….. of books
A…. of shoes
A…. of nuts
A…… of students
A of paper
A of school-girls
A of cheese
An ….of corn



g) complete the following list.

Feminine…. Masculine

Enemy…..
Girl friend……
Goddess…..
Governess….
Heiress……
Land lady……
Princess……
Queen……
She wolf……
Teacher……
Widow……

Feminine……Masculine

Actor
Ambassador
Author
Bachelor
Hero
Host
Master
Negro
Schoolmaster
Sir
Waiter



h) Give the Feminine of

Brother
Husband
Grandson
Father
Cousin
Grand father
Son
Uncle







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