Articles Worksheet-4

Articles Worksheet-4

 

Fill in the correct article wherever necessary:

  1. I had ____ banana and _____ orange for breakfast today.

A. An – an         B. The – an       C. X – a              D. A – an

 

  1. Is there _____ unborn chick in every egg?

A. A                     B. An                   C. The                 D. X

 

  1. _____ honorary job is given only to highly educated people.

A. X                     B. An                   C. A                     D. The

 

  1. ____ breakfast is ____ first meal of each day.

A. A – the                                       B. X – the

C. The – the                                   D. An – the

 

  1. There is ____ oil in ____ round tin.

A. An – the        B. A – the          C. X – the          D. X – a

 

  1.  _____ unicorn is _____ mythical animal.

A. An – a            B. The – a         C. X – a              D. A – a

 

  1. Mr. Shah has bought _____ new car last week.

A. X                     B. An                   C. The                 D. A

 

  1. ____ beauty of roses is unmatched.

A. The                 B. A                     C. An                   D. X

 

  1. _____ beauty lies in _____ eyes of _____ beholder.

A. A – the – the                             B. The – an – the 

C. The – the – the                        D. X – the – the

 

  1. ____ new cook makes lovely rice dishes.

A. The                 B. A                     C. X                     D. An

 

Answer Key:

  1. D

Explanation: ‘Banana’ starts with a consonant sound hence ‘a’ is used and ‘orange’ starts with a vowel sound; hence ‘an’ is used.

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Unborn’ starts with a vowel sound; hence ‘an’ is used.

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Honorary’ starts with a vowel sound; hence ‘an’ is used.

 

  1. B

Explanation: No article is used before names of meals and ‘the’ is used because this article is used before ordinal numbers.

 

  1. C

Explanation: No article is used before ‘oil’ since it is an uncountable noun and ‘the’ is used to particularize the ‘round tin.’

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘The’ is used because ‘unicorn’ represents the whole class and ‘mythical’ starts with a consonant sound; hence ‘a’ is used.

 

  1. D

Explanation: ‘New’ starts with a consonant sound; hence ‘a’ is used.

 

  1. A

Explanation:  ‘The’ is used because we are talking about the specific beauty – of roses.

 

  1. D

Explanation: No article is used before ‘beauty’ since it is an abstract noun and ‘the’ is used before the other two since ‘eyes’ is in the plural and ‘beholder’ represents the whole class.

 

  1. A

Explanation: ‘The’ is used because cook is specific.