Gender of Nouns – Exercises

In English, nouns are categorized as masculine, feminine, or neuter.

Gender of Nouns Exercises

Q. Rewrite the following sentences changing the Gender of the Nouns.

  1. His mother took him to the Zoo where he had a look at the lions, tigers, stags, rams, and peacocks.
  2. The merchant accompanied by his wife and daughters came to the king’s palace.
  3. The poet, the priest, and the prophet are always inspired by a high ideal.
  4. The Count married a rich heiress, a lass of fifteen, who was a Jewess by birth
  5. The Duke called the hunter to his presence and asked him how he had caught the tiger.

Answer

  1. Her father took her to the Zoo where she had a look at the lioness, tigress, hind, ewe and peahens.
  2. The lady merchant accompanied by her husband and sons came to the queen’s palace.
  3. The Poetess, priestess and the prophetess are always inspired by a high ideal.
  4. The countess married a rich heir, a lad of fifteen, who was a Jew by birth.
  5. The duchess called huntress to her presence and asked her how she had caught the tigress.

Q. Rewrite the following sentences changing the Gender of the Nouns.

  1. The ways of the tempter, the enchanter, the wizard, and the sorcerer are the same.
  2. The prince declared that the author had been his sole benefactor.
  3. The abbot declared that the waiter was a traitor and murderer.
  4. The Mayor was the patron of art and learning.
  5. This shepherd once acted as a host to the Marquis.

Answer

  1. The ways to the temptress, the enchantress, the witch, and the sorceress are the same.
  2. The princess declared that the authoress had been her sole benefactress.
  3. The abbess declared that the waitress was a traitress and murderess.
  4. The Mayoress was the patroness of art and learning.
  5. This shepherdess once acted as a hostess to the Marchioness.

Q. Rewrite the following sentences, changing the gender of the nouns.

  1. He owns a colt, a goose and a bull.
  2. The wife is a maidservant to the queen.
  3. He went with his step-son, brother-in-law and uncle to see the fair.
  4. The huntress killed a tigress, a lioness and a hen.
  5. The bride was thirty years old.

Answer

  1. She owns a filly, a gander and a cow.
  2. The husband is a man-servant to the king.
  3. She went with her step-daughter, sister-in-law and aunt to see the fair.
  4. The hunter killed a tiger, a lion and a cock.
  5. The bridegroom was thirty years old.

Q. Rewrite the following sentences, changing the gender of the nouns.

  1. May I come in, Sir?
  2. He keeps bitches and foxes.
  3. He is an old bachelor.
  4. The lion is the king of the forest.
  5. A duck is smaller than a goose.

Answer

  1. May I come in, Madam?
  2. He keeps dogs and Vixens.
  3. She is an old spinster.
  4. The lioness is the queen of the forest.
  5. A drake is smaller than a gander.

Q. Rewrite the following sentences changing the gender:

  1. She is the heiress to this big estate.
  2. When are you expecting your uncle?
  3. The bridegroom was a lad of fourteen.
  4. The headmaster gave away the prizes.
  5. The widower is the father of four sons.
  6. He took the old gentleman for a widower.
  7. A hunter killed a tiger, a stag and a lion.
  8. The tailor asked the priest to feed his horse.
  9. A hunter requested a shepherd to tell him when the tigress was last seen.
  10. The bitch came bounding to meet its master.

Answer

  1. He is the heir to this big estate.
  2. When are you expecting your aunt?
  3. The bride was a lass of fourteen.
  4. The headmistress gave away the prizes.
  5. The widow is the mother of four daughters.
  6. She took the old lady for a widow.
  7. A huntress killed a tigress, a hind and a lioness.
  8. The tailoress asked the priestess to feed her mare.
  9. A huntress requested a shepherdess to tell her when the tiger was last seen.
  10. The dog came bounding to meet its mistress.

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