Singular Or Plural Nouns Worksheet For Class 8

Some nouns do not have singular forms. For example, cattle is a word collectively used to talk about cows, bulls and calves. It does not have a singular form. You cannot say two cattle or four cattles.

Always use a plural verb with cattle.

Likewise, the noun police does not have a singular form. It is always used with plural verbs.

Other common nouns that have no singular forms are: trousers, jeans, pyjamas, pants, scales, scissors, glasses and binoculars. You cannot say ‘a trouser’ or ‘a jean’. However, you can say ‘a pair of trousers or jeans’.

1. Cattle ………………………… grazing. (is / are)

2. Much money ………………………… been wasted on the project. (have / has)

3. The police ……………………………. investigating the case. (is / are)

4. My ………………………… too tight for me. (trouser is / trousers are)

5. He was wearing loose ………………………….. (pant / pants)

6. Where are the …………………………. (scissor / scissors)?

7. The …………………………… broke while I was weighing myself this morning. (scale / scales)

8. Your ………………………… on your nose. (glass is / glasses are)

Answers

1. Cattle are grazing. (Always use a plural verb with cattle.)

2. Much money has been wasted on the project. (Money is singular)

3. The police are investigating the case.

4. My trousers are too tight for me.

5. He was wearing loose pants.

6. Where are the scissors?

7. The scales broke while I was weighing myself this morning.

8. Your glasses are on your nose.

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