Singular & Plural Nouns: Definitions, Rules & Examples


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Which singular noun requires that you add an es to the end to make it plural?

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1. Which of the following plural nouns is spelled incorrectly?

2. Which noun requires that you add es to the end (and do nothing else) to make it plural?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In English, nouns become plural in a variety of ways. The questions on this quiz/worksheet combo will test your knowledge of rules associated with singular and plural nouns and give you a chance to practice your editing skills.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Expect to see questions about:

  • Spelling patterns for plural nouns
  • Correct spelling of plural nouns
  • Exceptions to the spelling rules for plural nouns

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most significant information from the related lesson on singular and plural nouns
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about when to add an s and when to add an es to a noun
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of plural nouns to identify correct and incorrect spellings

Additional Learning

The lesson called Singular & Plural Nouns: Definitions, Rules and Examples can help you brush up on this subject. After watching the video lesson, you'll be able to:

  • Define key terms such as noun, singular noun, and plural noun
  • Recognize exceptions to the spelling rules associated with plural nouns
  • Understand how to correctly spell the plural form of hyphenated nouns