Uncountable Nouns in English: Definition & Examples

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What is the best definition of an uncountable noun?

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1. Which of these is the correct way to write a quantity of a noncount noun?

2. Which of these is NOT an example of an uncountable noun?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet look at the use of uncountable nouns in English, with questions on their fundamental meaning as well as applications and relationships to similar linguistic forms.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz/worksheet includes questions about:

  • Defining uncountable nouns
  • Writing the quantity of a noncount noun
  • Examples of count and uncountable nouns
  • Identifying the uncountable noun in a sample sentence

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define uncountable nouns and identify examples of them
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding writing the quantity of a noncount noun
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify a pair of words constituting a count and uncountable noun

Additional Learning

To learn more about this form of noun, you can look over the corresponding lesson titled Uncountable Nouns in English: Definition & Examples. This lesson is composed of the following objectives:

  • Distinguish the characteristics of count and uncountable nouns
  • Familiarize yourself with examples of uncountable nouns
  • Understand how quantities are expressed with uncountable nouns
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