Insert articles in the blanks where necessary. Put a cross (x) where an article is not needed:
Use of Article: Number 61
Money is called (a) —— fuel of life. Though money is (b) —– must in our practical life, it cannot ensure all happiness. Happiness lies in ( c ) —— contentment. Morality plays ( d) —— an important role in this regard. We must exercise ( e) —— morality in walks of our life for building up (f) ——- corruption free nation.
Answer: (a) the; (b) a; ( c) x; ( d) an; ( e) x; (t) a.
Use of Article: Number 62
Ha-dp-du is (a) —— very popular game in (b) -Bangladesh. It is (c) —— utdoor game requires ( d) —— small playground. ( e) The —— ground is divided into two equal parts. A line is drawn across (f) —— middle of the field.
Answer: (a) a; (b) x; (c) an; (d) a; (e) The; (f) the.
Use of Article: Number 63
Road accidents are a curse. They cause (a) —— lot of loss to life and property. (b) —— accident occurs due to ( c) —— number of reasons. ( d) —— drivers are more responsible than any other person. (e)-most of them hardly know and care for (f) —— traffic rules.
Answer: (a) a; (h) An; (c) a; (d) The; (e) x; (f) the.
Use of Article: Number 64
Always speak (a) —— truth. Never tell (b) —— lies. Nobody believes (c) —— liar. Even it he is (d) —— truthful, he is considered to be ( e) —— liar. Nobody in ( f) —— world is as unfortunate as be.
Answer: (a) the; (b) x; ( c) a; ( d) x; ( e) a; (f) the.
Use of Article: Number 65
Once upon (a) —— time a queen sat sewing at a window. Snow was falling and some flakes (b) —— landed on the window’s ebony frame. Suddenly the queen pricked her finger with her needle and three drops of blood fell upon (c) —— snow. She said to herself, ‘If only I had a child as white as snow as red as blood, as black as ebony.” Soon afterward the queen had a daughter called (d) —— Snow White, with (e) —— skin as white as snow, lips as red as blood and hair as black as ebony. Then she was born, (f) —— queen died.
Answer: (a) a; (b) x; (c) the; (d) x; (e) x; (f) the.
Use of Article: Number 66
Mah is (a) —— best creation of Allah. He is (b ) —— rational being. He can distinguish between the right and he wrongs using his ( c ) —— intellect. ( d) —— man has to do ( e ) ——- lot but his life is short. So, he must decide what he should do. He must have (f) —— aim in life.
Answer: (a) the; (b) a; (c) x; (d) A; (e) a; (f) an.
Use of Article: Number 67
A true friend is ( a) —— asset. He stands by his friend in time of (b) —— danger. Normally he is not (c) —— greedy person. He always wishes for (d) —— welfare of his friend. But it is (e) —— matter of fact that (f) —— ideal friend is very rare today.
Answer: (a) an; (b) x; (c) a; (d) the; (e) a; (f) an.
Use of Article: Number 68
Bangladesh is no doubt one of (a) —– poorest countries in the world, having (b) —— few enemies. (c) —— few countries encircling her are not much richer than she. They have (d) —— little to do about our internal affairs. Our large population is rather (e) —— burden than (f) —— asset.
Answer: (a) the; (b) a; (c) A; (d) a; (e) a; (f) an.
Use of Article: Number 69
After summer comes (a) —— rainy season. People have a sigh of (b) ——- relief. The sky is overcast with (c) ——- clouds and (d) —— sun cannot be seen for hours. Rivers are full to (e) —— brim. Rain is a great blessing for our (f) —— country.
Answer: (a) the; (b) x; (c) x; (d) the; (e) the; (f) x.
Use of Article: Number 70
Most of (a) —— people of our country are illiterate. They can neither read nor write. But (b) —— man cannot progress if he does not know how to read and write. It is said that ( c) —— ducation is (d) —— backbone of a nation. (e) —— poor country like ours needs (t) —— job oriented education system.
Answer: (a) the; (b) a; (c) x; (d) the; (e) A; (f) a.