Grammar Test For Basic Level - Articles

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  • 1. 

    Everyone who works in this department uses ------- computer.

    • A.

      A a

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    • C.

      The

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      An

    Correct Answer
    A. A a
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "a" because it is used before a noun that begins with a consonant sound. In this case, "computer" starts with a consonant sound, so "a" is the appropriate article to use.

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  • 2. 

    Can you repair ----------- computer in Liam's office? It's not working

    • A.

      An

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      The

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      --

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      A

    Correct Answer
    B. The
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "the." In this context, "the" is used because it refers to a specific computer in Liam's office that is not working. It implies that there is only one computer in Liam's office, and the speaker is asking if they can repair that specific computer.

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  • 3. 

    Be careful. Radiation from ------ sun can cause skin cancer.

    • A.

      A

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      An

    • C.

      The

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      --

    Correct Answer
    C. The
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "the" because it indicates a specific sun, implying that it is the sun that we are familiar with and exposed to on a daily basis. The use of "the" suggests that the radiation being referred to is from the sun that we are all aware of and not just any sun in general.

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  • 4. 

    Excuse me! Is the ------ bank near here?

    • A.

      A

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      An

    • C.

      The

    • D.

      --

    Correct Answer
    A. A
    Explanation
    The word "bank" starts with a consonant sound, so the correct article to use before it is "a".

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  • 5. 

    Please don’t stand in front of me. I can't see ----- television.

    • A.

      --

    • B.

      A

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      An

    • D.

      The

    Correct Answer
    D. The
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "the" because the sentence is referring to a specific television, indicating that the speaker is unable to see a particular television that is already known or has been mentioned before.

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  • 6. 

    Helen had eggs and bacon for ---- breakfast so she wasn't very hungry at lunch.

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      --

    • B.

      A

    • C.

      An

    • D.

      The

    Correct Answer
    A. --
    Explanation
    Since the word "breakfast" starts with a consonant sound, the correct article to use is "a".

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  • 7. 

    When Nigel was promoted at work, he moved to a bigger office at ---- end of the corridor.

    • A.

      --

    • B.

      A

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      An

    • D.

      The

    Correct Answer
    D. The
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "the" because it indicates that Nigel moved to a specific bigger office at the end of the corridor. "The" is used to refer to a particular noun that is already known or has been mentioned before. In this case, the office is already mentioned as being at the end of the corridor, so "the" is appropriate to specify which office Nigel moved to.

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  • 8. 

    The train to Liverpool will depart from ---- platform 7 in ten minutes. Will passengers please board the train now.

    • A.

      --

    • B.

      A

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      An

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      The

    Correct Answer
    A. --
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "the". "The" is used before a noun when it is clear which specific thing or person is being referred to. In this case, the sentence is referring to a specific train to Liverpool that is about to depart from platform 7.

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  • 9. 

    Sarah went to ---- theatre with some friends to see Shakespeare's 'Hamlet'.

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      --

    • B.

      A

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      An

    • D.

      The

    Correct Answer
    D. The
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "the". In this sentence, Sarah went to a specific theatre, not just any theatre. Therefore, "the" is used to indicate a specific theatre where Sarah and her friends went to see Shakespeare's "Hamlet".

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  • 10. 

    Neil likes to listen to ---- radio while he is getting dressed.

    • A.

      --

    • B.

      A

    • C.

      An

    • D.

      The

    Correct Answer
    D. The
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "the" because it suggests that Neil likes to listen to a specific radio station or a particular radio program while he is getting dressed. "The" is used to refer to something specific or known to both the speaker and the listener, in this case, the specific radio that Neil prefers.

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