Articles Worksheet-8

Articles Worksheet-8

 

Fill in the correct article wherever necessary:

  1. I had _____ ice cream for dessert last night. ____ ice cream was very tasty.

A. No article required – the       B. A – the

C. The – the                                   D. The – An

 

  1. ____ ostrich is a large bird.

A. The                                              B. No article required

C. A                                                  D. An

 

  1. Look! There is ____ ant on that wall.

A. A                                                 B. An

C. No article required                 D. The

 

  1. The new farmer bought ____ ox at the fair yesterday.

A. An                                               B. A

C. The                                              D. No article required

 

  1. Farmer Smith’s ____ oxen are very strong.

       A. A                                                  B. No article required

       C. An                                               D. The

 

  1. There is ____ knife over there.

A. No article required                 B. An

C. A                                                 D. The

 

  1. The young one of ____ kangaroo is known as joey.

A. An                                               B. No article required

C. The                                              D. A

 

  1. Sunil bought ____ bag for his sister.

A. An                                               B. The

C. A                                                  D. No article required

 

  1. There is _____ uniform on the shelf.

A. A                                                 B. An

C. No article required                 D. The

 

  1. Do you have ____ eraser? Please give it to me.

A. No article required                 B. A

C. An                                               D. The

 

Answer Key:

  1. A

Explanation: ‘Ice cream’ is an uncountable noun; hence no article is required. ‘Ice cream’ is particular now; hence ‘the’ is used.

  1. A

Explanation: ‘Ostrich’ represents the whole species; hence ‘the’ is used.

  1. B

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

  1. A

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

  1. B

       Explanation: ‘Oxen’ is plural hence; no article is required.

  1. A

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

  1. D

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

  1. C

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

  1. A

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

  1. C

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