Collective Nouns

These nouns which are used for a group of items of a specific type

Hence group or collection of different nouns is called Collective Nouns

 

Examples:-

A team of cricketers

indian-team20.jpg

Here 'team' is a collective noun


A gang of criminals

Gang-BBC-428014.jpg

Here 'gang' is a collective noun


An army of soldiers
US Army.jpg

Here 'army' is a collective noun


A troupe of dancers

dance.jpg

Here 'troupe' is a collective noun


A crowd of people

crowed of people.jpg

Here 'crowd' is a collective noun


A staff of employees

staff of employee.png

Here 'staff' is a collective noun


An audience of listeners

staff of employee.png

Here 'audience' is a collective noun


Spectators of a Cricket Match

Spectators Cricket Match.jpg

Here 'Spectators' is a collective noun


A flock of tourists

A flock of tourists.jpg

Here 'flock' is a collective noun


band of musicians

A band of musicians.jpg

Here 'band' is a collective noun


A bunch of keys

A bunch of keys.jpg

Here 'bunch' is a collective noun


A pair of shoes

A pair of shoes.jpg

Here 'pair' is a collective noun


A fleet of ships

A fleet of ships.jpg

Here 'fleet' is a collective noun


QUESTIONS

Identify Collective Nouns from the following

A massive crowd had gathered to see the movie star

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Indian army is one of the strongest in the world

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Let me discuss it with my team first

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An AR Rehman concert always has a massive audience

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Beatles were the best band in the 1960's

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The spectators witnessed an amazing batting performance by Chris Gayle

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