Articles Worksheet-5

Articles Worksheet-5

 

  1. Fill in the blank with the correct indefinite article: ____ friend

A. A                     B. An                   C. The                 D. None of these

 

  1. Fill in the blank with the correct indefinite article: _____ uncle

A. The                 B. An                   C. A                     D. None of these

 

  1. Fill in the blank with the correct articles: Mother bought _____ dress for me. ____ dress is blue.

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

 

  1. Fill in the blank with the correct indefinite article: ____ bench

A. The                                              B. None of them

C. A                                                  D. An

 

  1. Fill in the blank with the correct article: ____ glass

A. A                     B. An                   C. The                 D. None of these

 

  1. Fill in the blank with the correct indefinite article: _____ purse

A. The                                              B. None of them

C. A                                                  D. An

 

  1. Fill in the blank with the correct article: _____ wheat

A. A                     B. An                   C. The                 D. None of these

 

  1. Fill in the blank with the correct article: _____ water in that glass is cold.

A. A                                                  B. An

C. None of them                            D. The

 

  1. Fill in the blank with the correct articles: Sunita made ____ cup of tea. _____ tea was very nice.

A. A – the          B. The – a           C. The – the      D. A – a

 

  1. Fill in the blank with the correct articles: There was ____ owl on the tree. ____ owl was very big.

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

 

  1. Fill in the blank with the correct article: ____ Jack

A. A                     B. An                   C. The                 D. None of these

 

  1. Fill in the blank with the correct article: _____ rice

A. The                 B. A                     C. An                   D. None of these

 

Answer Key:

  1. A

Explanation: Friend starts with a consonant and so ‘a’ is used before it.

  1. B

Explanation: Uncle starts with a vowel and so ‘an’ is used before it.

  1. D

Explanation: Dress starts with a consonant so ‘a’ is used before it. The second time since ‘dress’ becomes a particular dress ‘the’ is used before it.

  1. C

Explanation: Bench starts with a consonant so ‘a’ is used before it.

  1. A

Explanation: Glass starts with a consonant so ‘a’ is used before it.

  1. C

Explanation: Purse starts with a consonant so ‘a’ is used before it.

  1. C

Explanation: Since ‘wheat’ is an uncountable noun only ‘the’ can be used before it. (A/an = one)

  1. D

Explanation: Since water is an uncountable noun only ‘the’ can be used before it.

  1. A

Explanation: Cup starts with a consonant and only ‘one’ cup of tea is made by Sunita so ‘a’ is used before it. The second time, the tea becomes particular so ‘the’ is used before it.

  1. B

Explanation: Owl starts with a vowel so ‘an’ is used before it for the first time. The next time ‘owl’ becomes particular so ‘the’ is used before it.

  1. D

Explanation: Jack is the name of a particular person, so no article is used before it.

  1. A

Explanation: Since ‘rice’ is an  uncountable noun, only ‘the’ can be used before it.