Insert articles in the blanks where necessary. Put a cross (x) where an article is not needed:
Use of Article: Number 11
Lutfur is (a) —— street boy. He is (b) —— orphan. He lives in the street of Chittagong (c) —— city. One day he went to New Market. He saw a fruit-seller selling different kinds of (d) —— fruit. There he found (e) —— old man buying some apples. (f) —— apples looked very fresh.
Answer: (a) a; (b) an; (c) x; (d) x; (e) an; (f) The.
Use of Article: Number 12
Always speak (a) —— truth. Never tell (b) —— lie. Nobody believes (c) —— liar. Even if he is (d) —— truthful he is considered to be (e)—— liar. Nobody in (f) —— world is as unfortunate as he.
Answer: (a) the; (b) a; (c) a; (d) a; (e) a; (f) the.
Use of Article: Number 13
English is (a) —— international languae. It is spoken all over. (b) —— world. So the importance of (c) —— English cannot be described in words. All (d) —— books of higher education are Writen in English. Today organizations need employees who can speak and write ( e) —— standard form of (f) —— English.
Answer: (a) an; (b) the; (c) x; (d) the; (e) a; (f) x.
Use of Article: Number 14
Truthftfiness is (a) —— greatest of all (b) —— virtues which makes (c) —— man great. If we don’t cultivate (d) —— habit of speaking ( e) —— truth, we can’t command ( f) ——confidence of others.
Answer: (a) the; (b) x; (c) a/x; (d) the; (e) the; (f) the.
Use of Article: Number 15
Once I went to (a) —— mango orchard. One of my friends was (b) —— owner of the orchard. While walking I found ( c) —— mango lying under (d) —— tree. ( e) —— mango was ripe. Seeing (f) —— mango in my hand, my friend said. “It will taste sweet.”
Answer: (a) a; (b) the; (c) a; (d) a; (e) The; (f) the.
Use of Article: Number 16
Each and every student wants to make a good result. But it is not (a) —— easy task. (b) ——student have to do something for this. From ( c) —— very beginning he must be very serious. He should read ( d) —— texts again and again. He must not make ( e) —— notes from (f) —— common source.
Answer: (a) an; (b) A; (c) the; (d) the; (e) the; (f) x.
Use of Article: Number 17
Our life is (a) —— sum total of hours, days, months and years. But all days are not equally memorable to us. Most of (b) —— days are forgotten with ( c) —— passage of time.’ Only (d) —— few days remain ever fresh in our memory. My first day at ( e) —— school is such (f) —— amusing day.
Answer: (a) a; (b) the; (c) the; (d)a; (e) x; (f) an.
Use of Article: Number 18
Hasan is an English (a) —— teacher. Heis (b) —— M.A. in English. He serves .in (c) ——famous institution. He tries to lead ( d) —— honest life. He is ( e) —— most favorite teacher (f) —— to the students.
Answer: (a) x; (b) an; (c) a; (d)an; (e) the; (f) x.
Use of Article: Number 19
A few days ago 1 enjoyed (a) —— interesting football (b) —— match. It was played between (c) —— top two teams. Argentina and Germany. On (d) —— day of the match. I went to (e) —— stadium quite early. I stood in the line and bought (f) —— ticket.
Answer: (a) an; (b) x; (c) the; (d) the; (e) the; (f) a.
Use of Article: Number 20
Bangladesh is (a) —— country of rivers. Some of the rivers are (b) —— famous. But some of (c) —— big rivers have dried up. They go dry especially in the summer season. Then we have —— to face (d) —— extreme situation. But during (e) —— rainy season all the rivers are full of (f) —— brim.
Answer: (a) a; (b) x; (c) the; (d) an; (e) the; (f) the.