Collective nouns-Worksheet-4

Collective nouns-Worksheet-4

 

Multiple-Choice Questions:

Fill in the blank with the correct collective noun:

  1. A _____ of 12 months

(A) Week           (B) Fortnight    (C) Year             (D) Day

 

  1. A _____ of people

(A) Crowd         (B) Crown         (C) Flock            (D) Herd

 

  1. A _____ of rioting people

(A) Crown         (B) Mob             (C) Fleet             (D) Flock

 

  1. A _____ of members

(A) Cabinet                                    (B) House

(C) Committee                              (D) Commitment

 

  1. A _____ of drawers

(A) Cupboard   (B) Chest           (C) Drawing      (D) Drawn

 

  1. A _____ of thieves

(A) Bang            (B) Brood          (C) Gang            (D) Rang

 

  1. A _____ of geese

(A) Gaggle         (B) Giggle          (C) Gag              (D) Flock

 

  1. A _____ of dancers

(A) Group          (B) Troupe        (C) Trip              (D) Troop

 

  1. A _____ of savages

(A) Board          (B) Hoard          (C) Hide             (D) horde

 

  1. A _____ of judges

(A) Bunch          (B) Bench          (C) Brunch        (D) Blanch

 

Answer Key:

  1. (C)

Exp: The group of 12 months is known as a ‘year.’

  1. (A)

Exp: A large group of people is known as a crowd.

  1. (B)

Exp: A large group of people who are doing something destructive is known as a ‘mob.’

  1. (C)

Exp: A group of members is known as a ‘committee.’

  1. (B)

Exp: A group of drawers is known as a ‘chest.’

  1. (C)

Exp: A group of thieves is known as a ‘gang.’

  1. (A)

Exp: A group of geese is known as a ‘gaggle.’

  1. (B)

Exp: A group of dancers is known as a ‘troupe.’

  1. (D)

Exp: A group of savages is known as a ‘horde.’

  1. (B)

Exp: A group of judges is known as a ‘bench.’