Improve your English! Try this articles quiz!

May 22, 2012

Hi guys. So we recently looked at some of the rules for articles.  Now it's time to put them into practice.

Which of these are correct?

Questions

1. We live on the fifth Avenue.

2. He’s planning to see Edinburgh castle on Friday.

3. UK is an exporter of banking services.

4. He was late today, yesterday, and the day before was same.

5. You’ll find the information on page 62,

6. The Kalahari desert is bigger than most.

7. I love the Apple. They’re such a professional company.

8. The American centre of intelligence is Pentagon.

9. The Hanging gardens of Babylon are one of the wonders of the world.

10. The Smith’s restaurant is on the market street.

11. I came to London to see The Buckingham Palace and Hyde Park.

12. The Kodak is great camera.

13. She’s hoping to work at the IMF.

14. The Victoria falls are in Zimbabwe.

15. My mother’s from the United Arab Emirates, but my father’s from Czech Republic.

16. I work in building near my house. The colleagues also live quite close but boss lives far away.

17. We’ll be staying at the Sheraton hotel during our stay.

18. The breakfast will be served at 8.00.

19. North America includes Canada, The United States and Mexico, as well as various other Latin American countries.

20. I only work part-time as longest river.

24. I’d like quite like to climb the mount Everest one day.

25. We’ll probably see the Taylors next week.

26. They told us they had fantastic breakfast.

27. The horse bit me. The hand is really hurting.

28. You won’t find that kind of advice on internet.

29. Tom caught the bus 59 and it took him to his house.

30. The most of western Turkey is more liberal than the east.

31. My wife and I are celebrating. It’s the fifth wedding anniversary.

32. The Suez canal is one of biggest in the world.nd I’m losing money. I think I need another work.


Answers- How did you do?



1. We live on the fifth Avenue. The is not necessary because this is a road/avenue.
2. He’s planning to see Edinburgh castle on Friday. Correct
3. The UK is an exporter of banking services.Always the UK.
4. He was late today, yesterday, and the day before was the same. Always the same.
5. You’ll find the information on page 62. Correct.
6. The Kalahari desert is bigger than most. Correct.
7. I love the Apple. They’re such a professional company. No the before brand names/buisnesses.
8. The American centre of intelligence is the Pentagon. Famous building.-There is only one Pentagon.
9. The Hanging gardens of Babylon are one of the wonders of the world. Correct.
10. The Smith’s restaurant is on the market street. No the with -s/-s' and places. No the with streets/roads.
11. I came to London to see The Buckingham Palace and Hyde Park. Usaully no the with palaces
12. The Kodak is a great camera.
13. She’s hoping to work at the IMF. Correct.
14. The Victoria falls are in Zimbabwe.Correct.
15. My mother’s from the United Arab Emirates, but my father’s from the Czech Republic. Always the + republics.
16. I work in the/a building near my house. The My colleagues also live quite close but my boss lives far away.
17. We’ll be staying at the Sheraton hotel during our stay.Correct.
18. The breakfast will be served at 8.00. No the before meals.
19. North America includes  The United States and Mexico, as well as various other Latin American countries.Correct.
20. I only work part-time and I’m losing money. I think I need another jobwork. work is uncountable.
21. I’ve come to see the Royal Palace. Correct.
22. I’ve never seen him on television, but I’ve heard him on the radio.the with radio.
23. The Seine is the France’s longest river. Correct.
24. I’d quite like to climb the mount Everest one day.No the with mountains.
25. We’ll probably see the Taylors next week. Correct.
26. They told us they had a fantastic breakfast. Article needed when meals have adjectives.
27. The horse bit me. The My hand is really hurting.
28. You won’t find that kind of advice on the internet. the with internet.
29. Tom caught the bus 59 and it took him to his house. no with numbers.
30. The most of western Turkey is more liberal than the east.
31. My wife and I are celebrating. It’s the our fifth wedding anniversary.
32. The Suez canal is one of the biggest in the world. superlatives need determiners

Well done guys. That was quite difficult but articles are really important for accuracy.

See you next time! Good luck with your English!

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