Articles Worksheet-9

Articles Worksheet-9

 

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

  1. Yesterday, we saw ____ one-eyed man.  It was quite scary!

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

 

  1. This is one of _____ tallest buildings of the world.

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

 

  1. Which is ____ easiest way to Vadodara?

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

 

  1. Even ____ lion is afraid of a porcupine.

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

 

  1. Do you know ____ Gujarati word for ‘porcupine’?

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

 

  1. One should never tell ____ lies.

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

 

  1. His brother is ____ chemical engineer.

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

 

  1. Sonia’s father is _____ electrical engineer.

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

 

  1. Why should boys have all ____ fun?

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

 

  1. I need to have ____ eye-test to check my eyesight.

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

 

  1. She could easily solve all ____ sums.

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

 

  1. All that glitters is not _____ gold.

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

 

  1. Could you lend me your ____ blue pen?

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

 

  1. We always have ____ egg for breakfast on ____ Sundays.

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

 

  1. “I am going to ____ market. Do you need anything?” said Mina.

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

 

  1. Many ____ people came to watch Sachin playing cricket.

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

 

Answer Key:

  1. C

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

 

  1. B

Explanation: The word ‘best’ is of the superlative degree and hence; definite article ‘the’ is used. (The is always used with superlative degree adjectives and adverbs)

 

  1. D

Explanation: The word ‘easiest’ is an adjective of superlative degree; hence definite article ‘the’ is used.

 

  1. A

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

 

  1. B

Explanation: There can be only one Gujarati word for porcupine; hence definite article ‘the’ is used.

 

  1. A

Explanation: The word ‘lies’ is obviously plural; hence no article is used.

 

  1. A

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

 

  1. D

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

 

  1. D

Explanation: The word ‘fun’ is used in the general sense; hence definite article ‘the’ is used.

 

  1. A

Explanation: The word ‘eye’ starts with a vowel sound and ‘one’ test is needed; hence indefinite article ‘an’ is used.

 

  1. B

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

 

  1. D

Explanation: The word ‘gold’ is a material noun; hence no article is used.

 

  1. C

Explanation: The words ‘your blue pen’ do not need any other article.

 

  1. A

Explanation: The word ‘egg’ starts with a vowel sound; hence indefinite article ‘an’ is used. ‘Sundays’ is used in the general sense hence no article is used.

 

  1. D

Explanation: The word ‘market’ means a specific shopping area; hence definite article ‘the’ is used.

 

  1. C

Explanation: ‘People’ is a collective noun and hence does not need any article.