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 - I saw … old woman today.

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 3 - … friend in need is … friend indeed.

A - a/a

B - an/a

C - the/a

D - no article

Answer : A

Explanation

Doesn't mention any specific noun, 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 - 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 - He is … blot to his profession.

A - a

B - an

C - the

D - no article

Answer : A

Explanation

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

Q 7 - My book has become ... best seller in academic English preparation.

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 8 - Will you help me pick ... dress for my friend?

A - a

B - an

C - the

D - no article

Answer : A

Explanation

Doesn't mention any specific dress, as they haven’t even seen which dress they are going to pick, hence “a”.

Q 9 - I am looking for … MS Word document I had saved on my desktop.

A - a

B - an

C - the

D - no article

Answer : C

Explanation

Talks of a specific MS Word document, 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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