The quiz is on proper nouns. It helps us test how much we have learned about a proper noun from the lesson on ‘proper nouns’ on the website.
#1. A proper noun is
Explanation: A proper noun is a specific name that is given to a person, thing, or place to be able to identify them uniquely.
#2. What is a proper noun from the following options
Explanation: ‘Titanic’ is a proper name of a movie.
#3. Which is not a proper noun
Explanation: It is a common name. It does not refer to a specific person.
#4. What is a proper noun from the following options
Explanation: It is a specific name of a month.
#5. Which is not a proper noun
Explanation: Mango is not a proper noun as there are different types of mangoes and the word ‘mango’ does not refer to a specific type.
#6. Select the proper noun.
Explanation: It is a proper/unique name of a bank.
#7. Select the proper noun.
Explanation: It is a unique name of a school. The others are common names.
#8. Which of these is not a proper noun?
Explanation: It is a common name. It refers to the set of all the people that share the characters of the word. The remaining words are proper nouns.
#9. Which of these sentences does not have a proper noun in it?
Explanation: It has one noun in it which is common: world. The other sentences have one or more proper nouns in them.
Sentence 2: India
Sentence 3: Jon Anik, UFC
#10. Which of these sentences has a proper noun in it?
Explanation: ‘Himalayas’ is a proper name in the sentence. It is a specific name of a mountain.
#11. 'India and Pakistan have so many things in common, and Hindi and Punjabi are the some common languages spoken in both countries'. How many proper nouns are there in the following sentence?
Explanation: India, Pakistan, Hindi, and Punjabi are the 4 proper nouns in the sentence.
#12. "People who do mediation daily live a better life than most people living in the entire world." How many nouns are there in the sentence?
Explanation: All the nouns in the sentence are common: people, meditation, life, and world.
#13. Select the sentence with a proper noun in it.
Explanation: The proper noun in the sentence is ‘Nepal’.
#14. Which is not completely or partly true about a proper noun?
Explanation: The definite article ‘the’ is used before some proper nouns, not all proper nouns. The names of holy books, historical monuments, famous hotels, newspapers, etcetra are some nouns before which we use ‘the’.
#15. Which of these is not a proper noun?
Explanation: ‘Mango’ is considered a common noun. Names of fruits are considered common nouns as they have different types. Dasheri, Alphonso, Chausa, Safeda, and Langra are some specific types of mangoes.