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 - Will you go to … Movie Theater to look for your missing phone?

A - a

B - an

C - the

D - no article

Answer : C

Explanation

Talks of a specific noun, hence “the”.

Q 2 - We have made … mistake.

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 - … 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 - 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 - You could end up choosing ... wrong person in your life.

A - a

B - an

C - the

D - no article

Answer : C

Explanation

The reader might think that there are many wrong persons too, but the sentence means choosing one life-partner, and it’s commonly assumed that a person will spend the rest of his/her life with one companion. That one specific companion is the reason we will use “the”.

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 - It’s boring here; would you like to watch...movie, or go someplace?

A - a

B - an

C - the

D - no article

Answer : A

Explanation

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

Q 9 - It is ... e-book that I have ever read.

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, perfect, absolute, only”, hence “the”.

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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