Insert articles in the blanks where necessary. Put a cross (x) where an article is not needed:
Use of Article: Number 41
Chikungunya is (a) —— new terror to the people of Bangladesh. It is (b) —— infectious disease caused by mosquitoes, ( c ) —— man infected by this disease feels high fever and joint pain. There is actually no cure for (d) —— disease. Though it is not (e) —— fatal, it can make one’s body painful and weak. So; we must try to prevent (f) —— Chikungunya virus infection by avoiding mosquito bites.
Answer: (a) a; (b) an; (c) The; (d) the; (e) x; (f) the.
Use of Article: Number 42
Dr. Johnson is (a) —— European. As he is an English man, he knows (b) —— English well. He is ( c) —— honorable person to everyone though he is ( d) —— one-eyed man. One day having-the SOS, he went to the USA. His brother Milton living there joined (e) —— Army last year. He is (f) —— younger of the two brothers. When Johnson met his brothers, he could not but shed tears.
Answer: (a) a; (b) x; (c) an; (d) a; (e) the; (f) the.
Use of Article: Number 43
(a) —— cyclone may occur at any (b) —— time and at any place; (c) —— violent type of cyclone USually hits the tropics. A cyclone in Bangladesh originates from (d) —— Bay of Bengal. Before a cyclone blows, (e) —— unbearable heat is felt for (f) —— few days.
Answer: (a) A; (b) x; (c) The; (d) the; (e) an (f) a.
Use of Article: Number 44
The bus stopped at (a) —— few big statidns. We bought boiled eggs, bananas, magazines et from (b) —— hawkers. When the bus started from (c) —— Feni station, I saw (d) ——, hills of Chittagong. On the right I saw ( e ) —— vast sheet of water of (f) —— Bay of Bengal.
Answer: (a) a; (b) the; (c) x; (d) the; (e) the; (f) the.
Use of Article: Number 45
(a)-16th December is a red-letter day in the history of Bangladesh. On this day we achieved victory at the cost of (b) -bloody war. Bangladesh came into being as ( C) —— independent country. It occupied a place in the world map. Every year we observe ( d) —— day with due solemnity. We remember ( e) —— supreme sacrifice 9f our heroic sons. The day is a public holiday and the national flag is hoisted on the top of each house. It is (f)—— memorable day in our life.
Answer: (a) The; (b) a; ( c) an; ( d), the; ( e) the; ( f) a.
Use of Article: Number 46
Our grandfather told us ( a) —— interesting story about (b ) —— boy called Paulo, ( c ) —— boy lived in Brazil. One day he saw a strange bird in his ( d) —— garden. The bird gave Paulo ( e ) —— big bean. He planted (f) —— bean.
Answer: (a) an; (b) a; (c) The; ( d) x; (e) a; (f) the.
Use of Article: Number 47
Everybody knows that industry is (a) —— key to success (b) —— person can prosper in life by doing hard work. The man who does not follow (c) —— rules of sincerity can never go (d) —— long way in his life. Many ( e) —— man is not conscious of the importance of it for which they don’t have (f) —— benefit of success.
Answer: (a) the: (b) A; (c) the; (d) a; (e) a; (f) the.
Use of Article: Number 48
There was (a) —— idle man who did not like physical labour. As a result, he becomes very fat and could not move from one place to (b) —— another. He called in ( c) —— Europen doctor. The doctor was very intelligent. He did not prescribe any medicine for ( d) —— man. He advised him to buy a heavy club and move it in the air till he got (e) —— tired. Following the advice of the doctor, he became thin from (f) —— obese man.
Answer: (a) an; (b) x; ( c) a; ( d) the; ( e) x; (f) an.
Use of Article: Number 49
Today’s world is (a) —— world of science and technology. (b ) —— science has advanced so much that we cannot do a single day without ( c) —— help of it. Telecommunication has made the whole (d) —— close. In this regard, mobile phone is playing a great role. Nowadays almost (e) —— everyone uses (f) —— mobile phone.
Answer: (a) the; (b) x; (c) the; (d) x; (e) x; (f) a.
Use of Article: Number 50
We live in (a) —— society We should maintain peace in (b) —— society, for peace order are essential for social development (c) —— ideal social system is ( d) —— prerequisite 0f development. It is our sacred duty to build up (e) —— happy and (f) —— prosperous society.
Answer: (a) a/x; (b) the/x; (c) An; (d) the; (e) a; (f) x.