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 - 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 - Kalidas is … Shakespeare of India

A - a

B - an

C - the

D - no article

Answer : C

Explanation

Talks of a specific person in comparison, hence, “the”.

Q 5 - Germany is … European country.

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 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 - Please meet me here in ... hour.

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 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 only want ... little privacy around here.

A - a

B - an

C - the

D - no article

Answer : A

Explanation

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

Q 10 - Do ... Chinese study any languages other than … Chinese?

A - a/a

B - the/no article

C - the/the

D - no article/no article

Answer : B

Explanation

In the first case, “Chinese” is used to describe a category is, hence "the". In the second case, “no article” as we don’t use articles with languages, as they are proper nouns.


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