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Grammar and StructureGRAMMAR & STRUCTURE — Exercises
Count and Non-Count Nouns

 
 

Answer the following questions to check your knowledge of simple sentences.

Choose the count nouns in the following sentences.

Example

Charles always asks his father for advice about buying cars.
advice
cars
buying
asks

The correct answer is "cars".


1.

The deer raided our garden and ate all the carrots.

 

carrots

 

deer

 

our

 

the

     
2.

Tyron is a meteorologist, so his job involves researching the weather.

 

Tyron

 

researching

 

meteorologist

 

his

     
3.

We often spend many hours shopping for office furniture.

 

furniture

 

office

 

often

 

hours

     
4.

Dina is an avid gardener who makes sure her plants have enough sunshine and water.

 

gardener

 

sunshine

 

water

 

her

     
5.

Ingrid is allergic to cheese, milk, butter, and other dairy products.

 

butter

 

Ingrid

 

milk

 

products

     
 
Choose the non-count nouns in the following sentences.
     
6.

Trevor rides his bicycle to work because he disapproves of the pollution cars create.

 

cars

 

bicycle

 

pollution

 

Trevor

     
7.

Mindi is constantly frustrated by the amount of homework she has to complete every night.

 

Mindi

 

amount of

 

homework

 

night

     
8.

Jorge's pastime is refurbishing antique furniture.

 

antique

 

furniture

 

Jorge

 

refurbishing

     
9.

William had to wait for an hour to collect his luggage from the conveyor belt at the airport.

 

airport

 

hour

 

conveyor belt

 

luggage

     
10.

With the passing of their father, the children were faced with the task of going through all the junk he had collected.

 

task

 

junk

 

father

 

children