Countable & Uncountable Nouns- Guessing Game

Level: Beginner

Topic: General

Grammar Topic: Nouns

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Countable Uncountable Nouns- 20 Questions Guessing Game

Choose one of the places below and answer your partner’s Yes/No questions until they 
guess which one you are thinking of:

Amusement park

Antarctic

Aquarium

Arctic

Argentina

Bathroom

Boat

Bowling alley

Bus

Car park

Cinema

Classroom

Desert

Dining room

Fire station

Football pitch

Greece

Hotel

IMAX cinema

Ice rink

Inside the Sun

Inside your bag

Kitchen

Library

Living room

Mars

Maze

Museum

Nappy changing room

Office building

Playground/ Park

Police station

Portugal

Pub/ Bar

Rain forest

Restaurant

Rocket

Skateboard park

Sky

Space

Stationery shop

Swimming pool

The moon

Toilet

UK

Under the sea

Water park

Youth club

Suggested questions

“Is there any wind/ grass/ air/ poo/ water/ screaming/ noise/ money/ food/ juice/ popcorn/ 
snow/ rubbish/ sand?”

“Are there any scared people/ armchairs/ bored people/ hungry people/ bad smells/ 
uniforms/ balls/ buffaloes/ lizards/ seals/ whales/ sloths/ drunk people/ dizzy people/ 
confused people/ rubber bands/ bins?”

Write down one more place here and see if your partner can guess it by asking Y/N 
questions:

Written by Alex Case for UsingEnglish.com © 2012

Grammar presentation

From memory or your grammar knowledge, match the nouns below to these two 
questions, adding “s” or making other changes when necessary:
“Is there any_____________?”
“Are there any _____________________?”

air
armchair
bad smell
ball
bin
bored person
buffalo
confused person
dizzy person
drunk person
food
grass
hungry person
juice
lizard
money
noise
poo
popcorn
rubber band
rubbish
sand
scared person
screaming
seal
sloth
snow
uniform
water
whale
wind

Check your answers on the last page

Why do those nouns go in those categories?

Are there any which you think could actually be both?

Written by Alex Case for UsingEnglish.com © 2012