Insert articles in the blanks where necessary. Put a cross (x) where an article is not needed:
Use of Article: Number 21
One day (a) —— crow saw a piece of meat. Lt took (b) —— piece of meat in its mouth. It sat on the brance of (c) —— tree to eat the piece of (d) —— meat. (e) —— Fox was looking for food. He came under ( f) —— tree.
Answer: (a) a; (b) the; (c) a; (d) x; (e) A; (f) the.
Use of Article: Number 22
The main aim of (a) —— education is not only to pass the exam and get (b) —— good job but also to gain knowledge and widen (c) —— third eye (d) —— ideal student should realize (e) —— real fact. Otherwise, the purpose of education will be (f) —— incomplete one.
Answer: (a) x; (b) a; (c) the; (d) An; (e) the; (f) an.
Use of Article: Number 23
A true friend is (a) —— asset. He stands by his friend in (b) —— times of danger. He in not a greedy person. He always wishes Tor (c) —— welfare of his friend. But it is (d) —— matter of fact that (e) —— ideal friend is very (f) —— rare today.
Answer: (a) an; (b) x; (c) the; (d) a; (e) an; (f) x.
Use of Article: Number 24
Discipline is seen in (a) —— nature. Every morning (b) —— sun rises in the east, day follows (c) —— night, birds sing and plants blossom. Everywhere in nature there is ( d) —— harmony. If there were on discipline in (e) —— nature, there would have been (f) —— chaos everywhere.
Answer: (a) x; (b) the; (c) the; (d) a; (e) x; (f) a.
Use of Article: Number 25
Drug addiction is now (a) —— global problem. It has spread its poisonous claw all over (b) —— world. Frustration is ( c) —— main cause of drug addiction. Drugs bear ( d) —— terrible effect on (e) —— human body. It kills a man little by little. No physician can stop the changes that take place in the organs of (f) —— addict.
Answer: (a) a;(b) the; (c) the; (d) x; (e) x; (f) an.
Use of Article: Number 26
Dhaka is (a) —— capital of Bangladesh. It is (b) —— old city. People of different communities live in (e) —— city. Their. ways of life are (d) —— quite different. So their occupations are not (e) —— same. Most of the people lead (f) —— very hard life here.
Answer: (a) the; (b) an; (c) the; (d) x; (e) the; (f) a.
Use of Article: Number 27
Punctuality is (a ) —— unique virtue. It leads (b) —— man to the path of success. ( c) —— punctual man does all his work in (d) —— due time. He never puts off his work for tomorrow. So it is our duty to acquire (e) —— quality of punctuality in our life. Everyone respects (f) —— man who is punctual.
Answer: (a) a; (b) a; (c) A; (d) x; (e) the; (f) a.
Use of Article: Number 28
My mother is (a) —— very religious woman. She always advises me to follow (b) —— path of (c) —— truth and honesty. She bears (d) —— good moral character. She is very kind to (e) —— poor. She is (f) —— ideal housewife.
Answer: (a) a; (b)the; (c) x; (d) a; (e) the; (f) an.
Use of Article: Number 29
(a) —— ant is an industrious (b) —— insect. No other insect is as industrious like (c) —— ant. If we open (d) —— pages of history, we shall see that (e) —— men who have become great in (f) —— world were industrious.
Answer: (a) The/An; (b) x; (c) an; (d) the; (e) the; (f) the.
Use of Article: Number 30
We live in an age of (a) —– science. Newspaper is (b) —— wonder of modern science. Newspaper is ( c) —— paper which carries news of ( d) —— whole world. It is such ( e) —— important thing that we can not go (f) —— single day without it.
Answer: (a) x; (b) a; (c) a/the; (d) the; (e) an; (f) a.