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 - … room is stuffed.

A - a

B - an

C - the

D - no article

Answer : C

Explanation

Talks of a specific room, hence, “the”.

Q 2 - Take … umbrella in red with you.

A - a

B - an

C - the

D - no article

Answer : C

Explanation

Talks of a specific noun, not any umbrella, but the specific one in red, hence “the”.

Q 3 - We should always follow … good and respect … elders

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.

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 - God made … land, but man made … town

A - a/the

B - a/a

C - the/the

D - no article

Answer : C

Explanation

No specific noun has been mentioned, but a single noun is used to describe a category is named, 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 - 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 - 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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