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 - May we have … pleasure of accompanying you?

A - a

B - an

C - the

D - no article

Answer : C

Explanation

Talks of a specific pleasure of accompanying the person, hence “the”.

Q 4 - … Kashmir is … Switzerland of India

A - a

B - an

C - the

D - no article

Answer : D

Explanation

We don’t use articles before Proper nouns so “no article”, but we are naming an exact place in comparison in the second case, so “the”.

Q 5 - There is … hourly bus service on this route.

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 - 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 - 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 - In ... end, we decided not to go to the cinema but to watch television.

A - a

B - an

C - the

D - no article

Answer : C

Explanation

Talks about a specific condition; there cannot be more than one noun when we use words like “best, ideal, end, perfect, absolute, only”, hence “the”.

Q 10 - I have left my book in ... drawer.

A - a

B - an

C - the

D - no article

Answer : C

Explanation

Talks of a specific drawer, hence “the”.


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