常用不規則名詞複數的用法測驗

Not all plural nouns are the same!

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在英語中,大多數可數名詞的複數形式是在名詞後加上“-s”或“-es”。但英語中有也有不少不規則名詞複數形式。比如,“mouse 老鼠”的複數形式是“mice”。做下面的測試, 看看你是否掌握了常用不規則名詞的複數形式。

1. What is the plural noun for more than one tooth?

a) tooths

b) toothes

c) teeth

d) teeths

2. Which word has an irregular plural form?

a) child

b) foot

c) goose

d) all of the above

3. We have one sheep but what do we say if there are more than one?

a) sheep

b) sheeps

c) sheeplings

d) sheepies

4. Which sentences correctly uses irregular plural nouns?

a) Womans are allowed to get on the bus first

b) Woman are allowed to get on the bus first

c) Women are allowed to get on the bus first

d) Womens are allowed to get on the bus first

5. Which one of these is a correct irregular plural noun?

a) childrens

b) babys

c) persons

d) none of the above

6. For most nouns that end in “f” or “fe” you drop the “f” or “fe” and add what?

a) ves

b) ies

c) es

d) a

1) c, 2) d, 3) a, 4) c, 5) d, 6) a.