Collective noun worksheet

Collective noun worksheet:

A collective noun is a noun that defines a group of people. When it comes to people, collective nouns are a common part of their culture. In France, for instance, there are collective nouns for dogs, birds, vegetables, meats, and more.

noun is employed to explain a gaggle of objects.
For example, a herd of cows, a colony of ants, a faculty of fish, a flock of seagulls, a pack of rats, and a horde of zombies.


A proper noun is used for a collective noun.

Many collective nouns are common nouns, but they will even be proper nouns once they are the name of a corporation or other organization with quite one person, for instance, Amazon. Here are some more samples of collective nouns that are proper nouns: Harvard U

university, Philips, Emirates, CNBC, etc.

A collective noun is a singular noun:

  1. My family is going to celebrate the birthday party of my younger brother.
  2. The American Army is withdrawing from Afghanistan.
  3. After two months, I will be promoted to the new class.
  4. A music band is going to perform at the school’s annual function.
  5. The school reopens after lockdown.

A collective noun is a plural noun:

  1. Our families are busy planning next week’s vacation.
  2. UK and US armies are doing joint exercises in June.
  3. The new classes of the session start next month.
  4. Some bands are performing together at upcoming college functions.
  5. The schools are preparing to take the examination in Dec.


Example of Collective Noun:

  1. A good team always focuses on the win,
  2. Some students were not present in the classroom.
  3. I have a very good collection of books.
  4. So for Valentine’s Day this year, I got one card, a bunch of flowers, and a marriage proposal.

collective nouns list:

1, A band of men

2, A cast of actors

3, A blush of boys

4, A colony of gulls

5, A can of soda

6, A jar of Honey

7, A team of players.

8, A forest of trees.

 9, A pair of shoes.

10, A bottle of milk.

The collective noun for books:

  1. Library ( A library of books)
  2. Shelf       ( A shelf of books)
  3. Pile       (A pile of books)

collective noun for people:

  1. A band of Men
  2. A cast of actors
  3. A class of students
  4. An army of soldiers
  5. A crew of sailors
  6. A galaxy of beauties
  7. A blush of boys
  8. A gang of thieves
  9. A staff of employees
  10. A circle of friends


collective noun for animals:

  1. A flock of birds
  2. A kennel of dogs
  3. A clew of warm
  4. A broad flock of hens
  5. Flight of butterflies
  6. An ambush of tigers
  7. A kindle of kittens
  8. A stud of horses
  9. A shoal of fish
  10. A troop of lions


Below are various sentences where a collective noun is missing. Fill in the blanks with the appropriate collective noun from the list provided. Choose the collective noun that best fits the context of each sentence.

Collective Nouns:

  1. Herd
  2. Flock
  3. Team
  4. Pack
  5. Swarm
  6. Group
  7. Fleet
  8. Crowd
  9. Band
  10. Committee


  1. The _________ of sheep grazed peacefully in the meadow.
  2. Our school’s basketball _________ won the championship last year.
  3. A _________ of wolves emerged from the forest, their howls echoing through the night.
  4. We spotted a large _________ of birds flying south for the winter.
  5. The busy city street was filled with a bustling _________ of people during rush hour.
  6. The music festival featured an eclectic _________ of musicians from around the world.
  7. The CEO met with the company’s executive _________ to discuss the new project.
  8. A _________ of dolphins gracefully swam alongside our boat.
  9. The hiking trail was crowded with a _________ of tourists admiring the scenic views.
  10. The park ranger warned us about the approaching _________ of bees and advised us to stay calm.

Answer Key:

  1. Herd
  2. Team
  3. Pack
  4. Flock
  5. Crowd
  6. Band
  7. Committee
  8. Fleet
  9. Group
  10. Swarm

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