Practice questions on Genders of Nouns

Genders of Nouns

Nouns are names that are given to people, animals, places, or things.

Genders are the names that are given to sexes of creatures

Hence we have

Masculine Genders : man, bull, cock, dog, actor

Feminine gender  : woman, cow, hen bitch, actress

Neuter gender : bus, table, cup, book

Common gender : teacher, driver, child, musician

1.Which of the following nouns is the masculine counterpart of bride?
A.
Groom
B.
Bridesmaid
C.
Lad
D.
Drake

2. Which of the following nouns is the neuter gender?
A.
Nurse
B.
Doctor
C.
Lab assistant
D.
Syringe

3. Which of the following pairs of nouns is composed of male and female?
A.
Hen-chick
B.
Bull-cow
C.
Cock-rooster
D.
Lady-lass

4. Which of  the following nouns completes the analogy “cock is to hen as boar is to ______?
A.
Sow
B.
Goat
C.
Horse
D.
Sheep

5. Which gender do ”scientists” belong?
A.
Masculine
B.
Feminine
C.
Neuter
D.
Common

6.Which of the following is in the common gender?
A.
Steward
B.
Flight attendant
C.
Airplane
D.
Stewardess

7. What is the female counterpart of gander?
A.
Goose
B.
Horse
C.
Bull
D.
Sheep

8. Which of the following does NOT belong to the neuter gender?
A.
Curtain
B.
Letter
C.
Sailor
D.
Walnut
E.
Computer

9. What is the gender of the noun ”prophet?”
A.
Feminine
B.
Common
C.
Neuter
D.
Masculine

10. What is the gender of the 1st president of the United States of America
A.
Masculine
B.
Feminine
C.
Common
D.
Neuter

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