Singular and Plural Exercises

Decide whether the noun phrases (highlighted) are singular or plural and insert the correct determiner (a / an / some).

A

  1. I have … things to do.
  2. I need … mobile phone.
  3. Could I have … water?
  4. I think I’ll eat … apple.
  5. Let me give you … advice.
  6. She is … good friend.
  7. I went to the cinema and saw … movie.
  8. I need to say … few things.
  9. This is … beautiful building.
  10. I have … new words to learn.

B

  1. I will buy … plants from the shop.
  2. He gave me … useful information.
  3. Is that … car?
  4. I need … new furniture.
  5. I can see … elephant.
  6. This is … beautiful view.
  7. Please take … photos of the house.
  8. That is … great idea!
  9. This house is … good example of contemporary architecture.
  10. I need … peace and quiet.

C

  1. I had to take … luggage to the airport.
  2. I ate … sandwich.
  3. I need to do … laundry.
  4. We ate … burgers yesterday.
  5. Could you pass me … egg?
  6. I bought … new scissors.
  7. That looks like … alien.
  8. That’s such … good idea.
  9. We should have … good weather soon.
  10. I found … wallet on the floor.

D

  1. I need to buy … new jeans.
  2. Have you got … water bottle?
  3. I have … bad feeling about this.
  4. She has … enormous book.
  5. They have … stuff to talk about.
  6. This is … art museum.
  7. I just need … silence.
  8. I bought … pair of binoculars.
  9. He needs … couple of minutes.
  10. Would you like … hand with that?

E

  1. I went to the shop for … bread.
  2. They have … great many books.
  3. He gave me … large number of clothes.
  4. She ate … bananas.
  5. Please take … seat.
  6. I have … interview at 2:00.
  7. She gave him … piece of advice.
  8. There is … excitement in the air.
  9. I want to visit … zoo.
  10. Let’s eat … sandwiches.