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  • Q1

    Choose the sentence with the correct article:

    (i) (a) I like to read the novel Pride and Prejudice.

    (b) I like to read a novel Pride and Prejudice.

    (ii) (a) Do you remember an girl we met the other day?

    (b) Do you remember the girl we met the other day?

    (iii) (a) We got an puppy for our son on Christmas.

    (b) We got a puppy for our son on Christmas.

    (iv) (a) My brother speaks Mandarin.

    (b) My brother speaks the Mandarin.

    (v) (a) I visited the Niagara Falls last year.

    (b) I visited a Niagara Falls last year.

    Marks:5
    Answer:

    (i) (a) I like to read the novel Pride and Prejudice.

    (ii) (b) Do you remember the girl we met the other day?

    (iii) (b) We got a puppy for our son on Christmas.

    (iv) (a) My brother speaks Mandarin.

    (v) (a) I visited the Niagara Falls last year.

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  • Q2

    Fill in each blank with a suitable article.

    (i) Can you see ____ clouds?

    (ii) ____ United Kingdom seceded from the European Union in 2016.

    (iii) I met ___ European at the airport.

    (iv) No man is ____ island.

    (v) James has always been ____ honest man.

    Marks:5
    Answer:

    (i) the

    (ii) the

    (iii) an

    (iv) an

    (v) an

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  • Q3

    The following passage has not been edited. It contains unnecessary articles. Rewrite the passage and remove the articles wherever necessary.

    The sugary foods are bad for your health. The honey is considered to be a good alternative for the sugar. A children are generally fond of sweets and using honey instead of sugar, in milk and lemonade, can prove to be beneficial for them. Honey is produced when honey bees swallow and digest nectar. The compound that they regurgitate after digesting nectar is honey. It can also reduce the ulcers and help with other gastrointestinal disorders.

    Marks:5
    Answer:

    Sugary foods are bad for your health. Honey is considered to be a good alternative for sugar. Children are generally fond of sweets and using honey instead of sugar, in milk and lemonade, can prove to be beneficial for them. Honey is produced when honey bees swallow and digest nectar. The compound that they regurgitate after digesting nectar is honey. It can also reduce ulcers and help with other gastrointestinal disorders.

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  • Q4

    The following paragraph has not been edited. Articles have been omitted at various places. Re-write the passage after inserting articles at suitable places.

    British restaurant that serves bacon and egg ice cream has been voted best place in world to eat in Restaurant magazine‘s list of World‘s 50 Best Restaurants. Fat Duck restaurant, which was runners-up last year, claimed the coveted top spot.

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    Answer:

    A British restaurant that serves bacon and egg ice cream has been voted the best place in the world to eat, in Restaurant magazine‘s list of The World‘s 50 Best Restaurants. The Fat Duck restaurant, which was runners-up last year, claimed the coveted top spot.

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  • Q5

    Match the following and assign the correct article to each sentence.

    (i) A

    increasing number of people are buying smartphones.

    (ii)The

    umbrella was found on the pavement.

    (iii) The

    Black Sea is located between Europe and West Asia.

    (iv) An

    London Eye is a giant Ferris wheel.

    (v) An

    doctor is a dedicated professional.

    Marks:5
    Answer:

    (i) An increasing number of people are buying smartphones.

    (ii) An umbrella was found on the pavement.

    (iii) The Black Sea is located between Europe and West Asia.

    (iv) The London Eye is a giant Ferris wheel.

    (v) A doctor is a dedicated professional.

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