Collective nouns-Worksheet-3

Collective nouns-Worksheet-3

 

Multiple-Choice Questions:

Fill in the blank with the correct collective noun:

  1. A _____ of books

(A) School         (B) Library        (C) Cabinet       (D) Shelf

 

  1. A _____ of trees

(A) Clump         (B) Tuft              (C) Sheaf           (D) Swarm

 

  1. A _____ of huts

(A) Clump         (B) Cluster        (C) Swarm        (D) Dump

 

  1. A _____ of stars

(A) Cluster                                     (B) School                  

(C) Constellation                          (D) Sirius

 

  1. An _____ of fruit trees

(A) Orchard      (B) Orchid         (C) Arresting    (D) aroma

 

  1. A _____ of airplanes

(A) Fleet             (B) Squadron    (C) Flight           (D) Flying

 

  1. A _____ of fish

(A) Shoal           (B) Swarm        (C) Suite            (D) Suit

 

  1. An _____ of soldiers

(A) Army           (B) Artillery      (C) Orchestra   (D) Fleet

 

  1. A _____ of crows

(A) Crowing      (B) Murder       (C) Killing         (D) Fleet

 

  1. A _____ of eggs

(A) Grasp           (B) Group          (C) Clutch          (D) bunch

 

Answer Key:

  1. (B)

Exp: A collection of books is known as a ‘library.’

  1. (A)

Exp: A small group trees of is known as a ‘clump.’

  1. (B)

Exp: A group of huts is known as a ‘cluster.’

  1. (C)

Exp: A group of stars is known as a ‘constellation.’

  1. (A)

Exp: A group of fruit trees is known as an ‘orchard.’

  1. (B)

Exp: A group of airplanes is known as a ‘squadron.’

  1. (A)

Exp: A group of fish is also known as a ‘shoal.’ ‘School’ is also the collective noun used for a group of fish.

  1. (A)

Exp: A group of soldiers is known as an ‘army.’

  1. (B)

Exp: A group of ‘crows’ is known as a ‘murder.’

  1. (C)

Exp: A group of eggs is known as a ‘clutch.’