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NOUNS
NOUNS MOCK TEST SET 9
January 10, 2016
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DIRECTIONS:  Correct the following sentences. 


 

1.My friend bought two dozens eggs.

 

Answer

My friend bought two dozen eggs.

Units of counting, when used after numbers,retain their singular form.

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2.This cattle has been in trouble ever since the famine.

 

Answer

These cattle have been in trouble ever since the famine.

Some nouns like cattle, scissors, spectacles, etc. are used only in the plural.

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  1. Physics are a branch of science.

 

Answer

Physics is a branch of science.

Some plural forms are used in the singular.

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  1. Cares of the old are necessary.

 

Answer

Care of the old is necessary.

Abstract nouns and material nouns are not used in the plural.

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5.A book is printed on papers.

 

Answer

A book is printed on paper.

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6.The Queen’s of England reaction is important in the Diana episode.

 

Answer

The Queen of England’s reaction is important in the Diana episode.

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  1. I am going to Stephen Hawking’s, the scientist’s country.

 

Answer

I am going to Stephen Hawking, the scientist’s country.

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  1. The audience listened to Javed and Vajpayee’s poems.

 

Answer

The audience listened to Javed’s and Vajpayee’s poems.

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9.The cart’s wheel was broken.

Answer

 

The wheel of the cart was broken.

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  1. His house is at the throw of a stone from here.

 

Answer

His house is at a stone’s throw from here.

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