常見不可數名詞的用法測驗

When is a noun uncountable?

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英語中名詞可分為可數名詞與不可數名詞。單數可數名詞前通常會有不定冠詞“a、an”,而不可數名詞前通常不帶有不定冠詞。下面的六道題測試英語中常見的不可數名詞的用法。

1. Which of these things are considered uncountable nouns?

a) milk

b) rice 

c) sleep

d) all of the above

2. Which one these nouns is countable?

a) travel

b) book

c) research

d) weather

3. Which statement uses an uncountable noun?

a) Would you like a coffee?

b) Would you like the coffee?

c) Would you like my coffee?

d) Would you like some coffee?

4. A few uncountable nouns look plural because they end in -s. But they use a singular verb like other uncountable nouns. Which one of these words is an example?

a) physics

b) bananas

c) tomatoes

d) photos

5. Look at these sentences and decide which one correctly uses an uncountable noun?

a) I’m looking for some good accommodations for my holiday.

b) Please help me with my homeworks.

c) He sat down and drank a water.

d) None of the above

6. Complete this sentence using the correct use of an uncountable noun. “Can I give you….”

a) an advice

b) some advices

c) a piece of advice

d) all of the above

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