How To Solve Articles Questions Quickly

How To Solve Articles:

Definition:

Articles in English grammar are used to embrace a noun and determine whether it is countable or non-countable. Articles are also used to refer to nouns in both writing and speaking. There are three articles known in English grammar – a, an, the. Students appearing for competitive exams must know the types of questions related to articles.

Check out some general questions on articles:

Type I

Question 1.

Complete the sentence with a suitable article:

They normally spend their vacations in __ mountains.

A.  A
B.  An
C.  The
D.  No article

Correct Answer: C

Explanation:

“Mountains” is a countable noun, therefore, “the” is the right choice.

Question 2.

Complete the sentence with a suitable article:

She knows how to drive __ car.

A.  a
B.  The
C.  An
D.  No article

Correct Option: A

Explanation:

“Car” is a common noun and they are always singular, therefore, the article “a” is the most suitable.

Type II

Question 1.

Choose the correct article for the underlined word:

He has been a good learner since school days.

A.  An
B.  The
C.  a
D.  No change

Correct Answer: D

Explanation:

“He” is singular, hence “a” is the right choice and requires no change.

Question 2.

Choose the correct article for the underlined word:

We went to a restaurant where we always go.

A.  A
B.  The
C.  An
D.  No change

Correct Answer: B

Explanation:

“The” resembles a particular place the person is talking about. “A” cannot be used as it will determine any random restaurant.

Type III

Question 1.

Identify errors in the below sentence:

New Jersey has a ideal climate.

A.  Has
B.  A Ideal
C.  No error

Correct Answer: B

Explanation:

The word “ideal” starts with a vowel i.e. “i” where “an” should be used instead of “a.”

Question 2.

Identify errors in the below sentence:

He was driving a SUV.

A.  Was Driving
B.  A SUV
C.  No change

Correct Answer: B

Explanation:

“S” starts with “es” sound and makes a vowel sound i.e. “e”, hence, “a SUV” is the error.

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