Difference Between a Common Noun & Proper Noun


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What is the proper noun in this sentence: We'll go to Wal-mart to get the supplies we need.

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1. What do proper nouns always need?

2. Proper nouns are specific as common nouns are what?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In the quiz and worksheet, you can figure out how much you know about the difference between common and proper nouns. On the quiz, you need to be familiar with what proper nouns need and what common nouns look like.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these materials to figure out how much you know about the following topics:

  • The differences between proper nouns and common nouns
  • What proper nouns need
  • Examples of proper and common nouns
  • Identifying common nouns in a sentence

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast main topics, such as proper and common nouns
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding examples of different nouns
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the English lesson on common and proper nouns

Additional Learning

The lesson called Difference Between a Common Noun & Proper Noun can help you gain more insights about these nouns. You can also:

  • Review examples of common nouns
  • Identify characteristics of a proper noun
  • See how to use common nouns