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 - … cat is an airy pet.

A - a

B - an

C - the

D - no article

Answer : C

Explanation

No specific noun has been mentioned, but a single noun used to describe a category is named, hence “the”.

Q 2 - This movie is directed by … foreign writer.

A - a

B - an

C - the

D - no article

Answer : A

Explanation

The noun is non-specific and begins with a consonant sound, hence “a”.

Q 3 - Does anyone want a … one-rupee note?

A - a

B - an

C - the

D - no article

Answer : A

Explanation

The noun is non-specific and begins with a consonant sound, hence “a”.

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 - Let us discuss… matter seriously.

A - a

B - an

C - the

D - no article

Answer : C

Explanation

Talks of a specific matter, hence "the".

Q 6 - Are you shopping for ... health-spa?

A - a

B - an

C - the

D - no article

Answer : A

Explanation

Doesn't mention any specific health-spa, hence "a".

Q 7 - Can you please go to ... hairdresser on the street?

A - a

B - an

C - the

D - no article

Answer : C

Explanation

Talks of a specific barber, hence “the”.

Q 8 - Yesterday at the zoo, I saw ... elephant running around.

A - a

B - an

C - the

D - no article

Answer : A

Explanation

Doesn't mention any specific elephant, 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 - The interesting thing about ... books is they tell all without bias.

A - a

B - an

C - the

D - no article

Answer : D

Explanation

No specific noun has been mentioned, instead a plural category is named, hence no article.

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