Articles Worksheet-7

Articles Worksheet-7

 

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

  1. There is ____ university building on this street.

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

 

  1. Take _____ yellow umbrella, it looks like rain.

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

 

  1. I must buy ____ umbrella now that the rainy season is here.

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

 

  1. _____ Barack Obama is the president of USA.

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

 

  1. I always read the sports column in ____ Hindustan Times.

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

 

  1. Sunil found ____ one-rupee coin on the road.

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

 

  1. ____ shining blue car won the race.

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

 

  1. _____ Bachchans are coming to our town.

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

 

  1. We spoke to _____ European student at the fair.

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

 

  1. Sunita is learning ____ French now-a-days.

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

 

Answer Key:

  1. D

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

 

  1. C

Explanation: The word ‘yellow’ particularizes the umbrellas; hence definite article ‘the’ is used.

 

  1. C

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

 

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Barack Obama’ is a proper noun; hence no article is used.

 

  1. C

Explanation: Definite article ‘The’ is used before names of newspapers.

 

  1. D

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

 

  1. A

Explanation: The words ‘shining blue’ particularize the car; hence definite article ‘the’ is used.

 

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Bachchans’ is used for all the family members and they are a particular family; hence definite article ‘the’ is used.

 

  1. C

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

 

  1. C

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