Articles Worksheet-6

Articles Worksheet-6

 

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

  1. ___ two doctors living down the street are friends.

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

 

  1. My sister has _____ M.A. degree.

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

 

  1. Sunita watched ____ nice movie yesterday.

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

 

  1.  _____ volcanoes are of two types.

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

 

  1. The cow is ____ useful animal.

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

 

  1. My mother will return within _____ hour.

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

 

  1. I heard ____ strange noise last night.

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

 

  1. The doctor has ordered ____ x-ray of the chest.

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

 

  1. We all live in ____ India.

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

 

  1. Please pass me ____ sugar bowl.

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

 

Answer Key:

  1. B

Explanation: Since the doctors are particular, definite article ‘the’ is used.

 

  1. A

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

 

  1. C

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

 

  1. A

Explanation: No article is needed as the word ‘volcanoes’ is used in the general sense.

 

  1. B

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

 

  1. C

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

 

  1. A

Explanation: The word ‘strange’ starts with a consonant sound and we do use articles for nouns like ‘noise’; hence indefinite article ‘a’ is used.

 

  1. B

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

 

  1. B

Explanation: The word ‘India’ is a proper noun; hence no article is used.

 

  1. B

Explanation: The words ‘sugar’ particularizes the bowl; hence definite article ‘the’ is used.