Types of Nouns

Nouns are of 2 types

  1. Proper Nouns
    They have a name
  2. Common Nouns
    They do not have a name

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Example

  1. John lives in London
    Here John and London are proper nouns

  2. John lives in city
    Here John is a proper noun 
    city is a common noun as it does not have a name

  3. Boy lives is city
    Here boy and city are both common noun(as they do not have a name)

PROPER NOUN

COMMON NOUN

They are specific (has a name)

They are not specific (does not have a name)

Example

Sachin Tendulkar

India

Priyanka Chopra

Example

cricketer

country

a girl

Note:-

They are always in Capital Letters

Note:-

They are normally not in Capital letters

 


QUESTIONS

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  4. Tokyo is the capital of Japan
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  5. Pepsi is the competitor of Coca-cola
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  6. Modi is the prime minister of India
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