Insert articles in the blanks where necessary. Put a cross (x) where an article is not needed:
Use of Article: Number 51
Patriotism is (a)—— noble virtue. It inspires a man to shed (b) —— last drop of blood to defend the ree om of his (c) —— country (d) ——unpatriotic man is not better than (e) —— beast. A true pa not is honored by (f) —— all.
Answer: (a) a; (b) the; ( c) x; (d) An; (e) a; (f) x.
Use of Article: Number 52
Mobile phone is (a) —— wonder of modem technology. It has created (b) —— new era in modem civilization. It has brought (c) —— world closer. We can send (d) —— messages, play games, take snaps and even compose (e) —— music through mobile phone. It has become (f) —— part and parcel of our life.
Answer: (a) a; (b) a; (c) the; (d) x; (e) x; (f) a.
Use of Article: Number 53
The process of globalization obviously requires (a) —— common language for International (b) —— communication. For many different reasons, English has achieved (c) —— prestige of being that (d) —– language because it is (e) —— international language. It is no longer (f) —— unique possession of British or American or other native speakers.
Answer: (a) a; (b) x; (c) the; (d) x; (e) an; (f) the.
Use of Article: Number 54
Now, cricket has become (a) —— popular game in our country. Its (b) —– popularity reaches its culmination during the international competition. It attracts not only the players but also (c) —— viewers. Although it’s (d) —— foreign game, ( e ) —— subcontinental people enjoy it so much. It is (f) —— outdoor ga1ne.
Answer: (a) a; (b) x; (c) the; (d) a; (e) the; (f) an.
Use of Article: Number 55
Mr. Azwad is (a) —— shopkeeper. He is (b ) —— active man. He does not like an inactive (c) —— man. He has (d) —— one-eyed helping hand. He is (e) —— honest man. Mr. Azwadknows that (f) —— active and the inactive cannot be equal.
Answer: (a) a; (b) an; (c) x; (d) a; (e) an; (f) the.
Use of Article: Number 56
Information plays (a) —— crucial role in the progress and change of (b) —— soeiety. In order to get ( c) —— hold of information, we have to seek help from ( d) —— various types of media. Newspaper or ( e) —— press is (f) ——- important part of mass media.
Answer: (a) a; (b) the; (c) a; (d) x; (e) x; (f) an.
Use of Article: Number 57
James Norman Hall was (a) —— American writer. He writes (b) —— interesting story that took place between him and ( c ) —— fanner. He rented ( d) —— one-roomed house. It was away from ( e) —— town. He was doing (f) —— wonderful writing there.
Answer: (a) an; (b) an; (c) a; ( d) a; ( e) the; (f) a.
Use of Article: Number 58
The earth is (a) —— planet. It moves round (b) —— sun. It belongs to (c) —— family of (d) —— sun centered solar system. This is (e ) —— most ideal place for human habitation among all planets so far discovered, (f) —— world is full of variety.
Answer: (a) a; (b) the; (c) the; (d) the (e) the; (f) The.
Use of Article: Number 59
Money cannot buy (a) —— happiness. Frankly speaking, money is (b ) —— must for our life. But it is not necessary to bring our happiness. Happiness is absolutely ( c ) —— psychological thing. It is ( d) —— name of (e ) —— feeling. It means contentment. He who is satisfied with what he gets and contented with his life is really (f) —– happy man.
Answer: (a) x; (b) a; (c) a; (d) the; (e) a; (f) a.
Use of Article: Number 60
Since Bangladesh is a land of rivers it is (a) —— easy to make a Journey by boat. Whenever I get (b) ——opportumty to make a Journey, I try to make (c) —– best use of the opportunity. When I make such ( d) ——journey, my heart leaps with ( e)—— joy. It is always pleasant and (f) —— instructive.
Answer: (a) x; (b) an; (c) the; (d) a; (e) x; (f) x.