Articles Worksheet-8

Articles Worksheet-8

 

Supply the correct article or put a (X) if no article is needed:

  1. That’s Sumeet, ____ owner of that shop.

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

 

  1. ____ book I am reading is very interesting.

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

 

  1. We have _____ holiday tomorrow.

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

 

  1. We learnt ____ fourth chapter today.

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

 

  1.  ____ cats love to hunt rats.

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

 

  1. ____ red book on that table belongs to Manish.

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

 

  1. Both ____ girls have done well in their exam.

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

 

  1. What ___ attractive little baby!

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

 

  1. One should always tell ____ truth.

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

 

  1. Sunita reads ____ interesting story to her child every day.

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

 

  1. Who wants to be a lawyer? ____ L.L.B. degree can be very useful.

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

 

  1. ____ Sun rises in ____ East.

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

 

  1. Two rights can never undo _____ wrong.

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

 

  1. _____ rich should always help ____ poor.

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

 

  1. We bought ____ very costly cell phone for mother.

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

 

  1. Can you lend me _____ 100 rupees?

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

 

Answer Key:

  1. B

Explanation: The owner is a particular person; hence definite article ‘the’ is used.

 

  1. C

Explanation: The words ‘am reading’ particularize the book; hence definite article ‘the’ is used.

 

  1. A

Explanation: The word ‘holiday’ starts with a consonant sound; hence indefinite article ‘a’ is used.

 

  1. C

Explanation: The word ‘fourth’ particularizes the word 'chapter'; hence definite article 'the' is used. Also ‘the’ is used before ordinal numbers.

 

  1. A

Explanation: The word ‘cats’ is used in the general sense; hence no article is used.

 

  1. C

Explanation: The word ‘red’ particularize the word 'book'; hence definite article 'the' is used.

 

  1. A

Explanation: The word ‘both’ particularize the word 'girls'; hence definite article 'the' is used.

 

  1. D

Explanation: The word ‘attractive’ starts with a vowel sound; hence indefinite article ‘an’ is used.

 

  1. A

Explanation: The ‘truth’ is always particular; hence definite article 'the' is used.

 

  1. D

Explanation: The word ‘interesting’ starts with a vowel sound; hence indefinite article ‘an’ is used.

 

  1. C

Explanation: The letter ‘L’ starts with a vowel sound; hence indefinite article ‘an’ is used.

 

  1. D

Explanation: The words ‘Sun and East’ are unique nouns; hence definite article ‘the’ is used in both places.

 

  1. B

Explanation: The word ‘wrong’ starts with a consonant sound and it means ‘wrong thing’; hence indefinite article ‘a’ is used.

 

  1. A

Explanation: The words ‘rich and poor’ are adjectives used for whole communities and; hence definite article ‘the’ is used in both places.

 

  1. B

Explanation: The word ‘very’ starts with a consonant sound; hence indefinite article ‘a’ is used.

 

  1. C

Explanation: The word 100 is obviously plural and; hence no article is used.