Verbal Ability - Articles Online Quiz


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Following quiz provides Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) related to Articles. You will have to read all the given answers and click over the correct answer. If you are not sure about the answer then you can check the answer using Show Answer button. You can use Next Quiz button to check new set of questions in the quiz.

Questions and Answers

Q 1 - There are sixty minutes in … hour.

A - a

B - an

C - the

D - no article

Answer : A

Explanation

Talks about a non-definite noun, hence “a”.

Q 2 - I saw … old woman today.

A - a

B - an

C - the

D - no article

Answer : B

Explanation

Talks about a non-definite noun starting with a vowel sound, hence “an”.

Q 3 - This is … ink-pot … bag, and … umbrella.

A - a/a/a

B - an/a/an

C - the/an/a

D - no article

Answer : B

Explanation

Doesn't mention any specific noun, hence “b”.

Q 4 - … camel can go … long distance without water

A - a/a

B - an/a

C - the/the

D - no article

Answer : A

Explanation

Doesn't mention any specific noun, hence “a”.

Q 5 - … teachers of this school are punctual.

A - a

B - an

C - the

D - no article

Answer : C

Explanation

Talks of a specific noun, hence “the”.

Q 6 - He is … blot to his profession.

A - a

B - an

C - the

D - no article

Answer : A

Explanation

Doesn't mention any specific noun, hence “a”.

Q 7 - Badminton is ... very good game.

A - a

B - an

C - the

D - no article

Answer : A

Explanation

Doesn't mention any specific noun; badminton is specific, but the blank is before “very good game”. There are many good games so it’s not specific, hence “a”.

Q 8 - Will you help me pick ... dress for my friend?

A - a

B - an

C - the

D - no article

Answer : A

Explanation

Doesn't mention any specific dress, as they haven’t even seen which dress they are going to pick, hence “a”.

Q 9 - I want to go to the cinema to see a film about ... FBI operation.

A - a

B - an

C - the

D - no article

Answer : B

Explanation

Talks about a non-definite noun starting with a vowel sound, hence “an”.

Q 10 - Can anyone give me ... hand?

A - a

B - an

C - the

D - no article

Answer : A

Explanation

Doesn't mention any specific noun, hence “a”. “Giving a hand” means helping someone.

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