What Are Plural Possessive Nouns? - Definition & Examples


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Which of the following is NOT a plural possessive noun?

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1. Maria wants to write about the jobs that women have. Which correctly tells about the jobs that women have?


How would you turn the following into a plural possessive noun?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet assesses and revisits what you know about plural possessive nouns. You'll review the general rules around these parts of speech and also irregular forms that pop up.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The focus of this quiz and worksheet is to review:

  • Recognizing examples of plural possessive nouns
  • Using the plural possessive with regular nouns
  • Understanding how to use the plural possessive with irregular nouns

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - revisit what you know about plural possessive nouns to be able to understand what they mean
  • Information recall - see if you can remember how to create a plural possessive with a regular noun
  • Knowledge application - review your knowledge of plural possessive nouns to answer questions about the proper form of irregular nouns in these types of speech

Additional Learning

For a more comprehensive look at this topic, read the accompanying lesson, What Are Plural Possessive Nouns? - Definition & Examples. This lesson gives you more detail about:

  • The singular and plural forms of common nouns
  • Defining what a possessive is
  • Creating possessives out of regular and irregular plural nouns
  • Possessive words that end in 's'
  • Examples of using the plural possessive correctly