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Monday, July 27, 2009

Exercises: Plural Nouns

Exercise 1
Underline all the plural nouns that you find in the text given below.

Last year, a grand exhibition was held in our town. My friends and I went to see it one evening.

Our first impression on entering the grounds was that the whole place looked like a funfair. There were countless lights and decorations in bright, gay colours. People were dressed in their best holiday clothes, moving around and stopping to admire the things set up in the stalls. Some goods were on sale, like musical instruments, clothes and toys.

The Children's Corner was crowded with boys and girls. They were carrying balloons, eating cotton candy or playing on the wooden horses, the merry-go-round or Ferris wheel. Even the grown-ups were having a wonderful time.


Exercise 2
Give the plural of the words below. Use your dictionary if you need to.

1. rice : _______
2. crow : _______
3. jeans : _______
4. cargo : _______
5. spoon : _______
6. finger : _______
7. compass : _______
8. formula : _______
9. poultry : _______
10. patience : _______
11. intelligence : _______
12. daughter-in-law : _______

Exercise 3
Fill in the blanks with the plural forms of the words given in brackets where necessary.

One evening, I heard loud (1) _______ (siren) go past my house. I ran out and joined a large crowd a few (2) _______ (street) away.

There was a house on fire. Huge (3) _______ (flame) were coming out from every window and thick, black (4) _______ (smoke) was spreading all around. Three (5) _______ (fire engine) and several (6) _______ (fireman) were busy dousing the building with (7) _______ (water) but there was no effect on the (8) _______ (fire).

Tall, red (9) _______ (ladder) were placed against the house and firemen climbed up to the roof with (10) _______ (hose) in their (11) _______ (hand). They sprayed huge (12) _______ (amount) of water onto the roof. Finally, the fire was brought under control, but the house was destroyed.

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Collection of SPM English Language Question Papers

2005
Terengganu Trial [Paper 1]

2007
Johor Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Terengganu Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Pahang Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2] [Answers], Melaka Trial 2007 [Paper 1] [Paper 2], TIMES [Paper 1] [Paper 2] SPB [Paper 1] [Paper 2]

2008

Terengganu Mid Year [Paper 1] [Paper 2],
Trial
MRSM Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], SBP Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Kelantan Trial [Paper 1 & 2], Terengganu Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Kedah Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Pahang Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Johor Trial [Paper 1 & 2], Perlis Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Sabah Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Sarawak Trial [Paper 1 & 2], Melaka Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2]

2009

Terengganu TOV [Paper 1] [Paper 2] Terengganu Mid Year [Paper 1] [Paper 2]
Melaka Trial , Johor Trial , Sabah Trial , Kedah Trial , Perlis Trial , Times , SBP , Pahang Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2]

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