Collective nouns-Worksheet-5

Collective nouns-Worksheet-5

 

Multiple-Choice Questions:

Fill in the blank with the correct collective noun:

  1. A _____ of singers

(A) Chorus        (B) Cluster        (C) Choir           (D) Creed

 

  1. The _____ of 26 letters

(A) Word           (B) Group          (C) Sentence     (D) Alphabet

 

  1. A _____ of chicks

(A) Bride            (B) Brood          (C) Bored           (D) Bird

 

  1. A _____ of arrows

(A) Queue          (B) Quiver         (C) Bucket         (D) Basket

 

  1. A _____ of papers

(A) Shelf            (B) Library        (C) Posse           (D) Sheaf

 

  1. A _____ of religious members

(A) Spectators                               (B) Audience    

(C) Congregation                          (D) Crowd

 

  1. A group of people watching something is known as an _______.

(A) Spectator                                 (B) Orchestra

(C) Audience                                  (D) Auditorium

 

  1. A _____ of students

(A) Group           (B) Classic         (C) Shoal           (D) class

 

  1. A _____ of sticks

(A) Bundle         (B) Stack            (C) Sheaf           (D) Bunch

 

  1. A _____ of clothes

(A) Bunch          (B) Bundle         (C) Girdle          (D) Crunch

 

  1. A _____ of mice

(A) Quake          (B) Quiver         (C) Mischief      (D) Mountain

 

  1. A _____ of monkeys

(A) Cartload      (B) Mischief      (C) Gaggle         (D) Murder

 

  1. A _____ of mosquitoes

(A) Cartload      (B) Scourge       (C) Scrap           (D) Murder

 

  1. A _____ of owls

(A) Cartload      (B) Mischief      (C) Parliament (D) Cabinet

 

  1. A _____ of parrots

(A) Company    (B) Twittering  (C) Gaggle         (D) Mischief

 

Answer Key:

  1. (C)

Exp: A group of singers is known as a ‘choir.’

  1. (D)

Exp: The group of 26 letters is known as ‘the alphabet.’

  1. (B)

Exp: A group of chicks is known as a ‘brood.’

  1. (B)

Exp: A group of arrows is known as a ‘quiver.’

  1. (D)

Exp: A group of papers is known as a ‘sheaf.’

  1. (C)

Exp: A group of religious people is known as a ‘congregation.’

  1. (C)

Exp: A group of such people is known as an ‘audience.’

  1. (D)

Exp: A group of students is known as a ‘class.’

  1. (A)

Exp: A group of sticks is known as a ‘bundle.’

  1. (B)

Exp: A group of clothes is also known as a ‘bundle.’ “Bundle” is the collective noun for ‘sticks’ also.

  1. (C)

Exp: A group of mice is known as a ‘mischief.’

  1. (A)

Exp: A group of monkeys is known as a ‘cartload.’

  1. (B)

Exp: A group of mosquitoes is known as a ‘scourge.’

  1. (C)

Exp: A group of owls is known as a ‘parliament.’

  1. (A)

Exp: A group of parrots is known as a ‘company.’