"There is" or "There are"

Use "there is" for one item. (singular nouns) Use "there is" for non-count items. (non-count nouns) Use "there are" for many items. (plural nouns)
Read the sentence, decide on the answer, then click the answer button to see the correct answer.
  1. There many animals in the zoo.
  2. There a snake in the window.
  3. There a zebra in the grass.
  4. There lions in the zoo, too.
  5. There many baby lions near their parents.
  6. There a bird next to the tree.
  7. There many monkeys in the trees.
  8. There an elephant in the zoo.
  9. There some water in the lake near the elephants.
  10. There birds in the zoo.
  11. There many people visiting the animals today.
  12. There many children, too.
  13. There a gorilla in the tree.
  14. There some grass under the tree.
  15. There bananas in the tree with the gorilla.
  16. There many birds near the gorilla.
  17. There a rock near the tree.
  18. There many sharks in the aquarium.
  19. There an eel in the aquarium, too.
  20. There lots of water for the fish.
  21. There many animals to see at the zoo.
Copyright (C) 1998 by Kaye Mastin Mallory
This quiz is part of the HTML-Only Self-Study Quizzes which is part of Activities for ESL Students, a project by The Internet TESL Journal.