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Can you use 'a' and 'an' appropriately in a sentence? Take this ultimate 'a' and 'an' quiz to see how well you use it. We have a few sentences for your practice and to check your understanding of article usage in English grammar. Start the quiz, pick the correct answers and get a perfect score here. All the best! If you like the quiz, do not forget to share it with others who like to practice grammar and enhance their knowledge.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    • Select a, an or "--":  _____ umbrella.

    • A.

      A

    • B.

      An

    • C.

      -

    Correct Answer
    B. An
    Explanation
    The word "umbrella" starts with a vowel sound, so the correct choice is "an" before it.

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  • 2. 

    • Select a, an or "--": _____ dictionary

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      A

    • B.

      An

    • C.

      --

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

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  • 3. 

    • Select a, an or "--": ____ stamps.

    • A.

      A

    • B.

      An

    • C.

      --

    Correct Answer
    C. --
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "--" because the word "stamps" does not begin with a vowel sound. The use of "a" or "an" is determined by the sound that follows it, not the actual letter. Since "stamps" starts with a consonant sound, the correct choice is "--".

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  • 4. 

    • Select a, an or "--": ____ identification card (I.D.)

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      A

    • B.

      An

    • C.

      --

    Correct Answer
    B. An
    Explanation
    The word "identification" starts with a vowel sound, so the correct choice is "an."

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  • 5. 

    • Select a, an or "--": ____ candy.

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      A

    • B.

      An

    • C.

      --

    Correct Answer
    A. A
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "a" because "candy" starts with a consonant sound. "A" is used before words that begin with a consonant sound, while "an" is used before words that begin with a vowel sound. Since "candy" starts with the consonant sound /k/, we use "a" before it.

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  • 6. 

    • Select a, an or "--": _____ binder.

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      A

    • B.

      An

    • C.

      --

    Correct Answer
    A. A
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "a" because the word "binder" begins with a consonant sound (/b/), and "a" is used before words that start with consonant sounds.

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  • 7. 

    • Select a, an or "--": _____ tissues

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      A

    • B.

      An

    • C.

      --

    Correct Answer
    C. --
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "--" because the word "tissues" is a plural noun and does not require an article before it.

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  • 8. 

    • Select a, an or "--": ____ glasses.

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      A

    • B.

      An

    • C.

      --

    Correct Answer
    C. --
  • 9. 

    • Select a, an or "--": ____ wallet.

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      A

    • B.

      An

    • C.

      --

    Correct Answer
    A. A
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "a". In English, we use "a" before words that begin with a consonant sound. Since "wallet" starts with a consonant sound (the "w" sound), we use "a" before it.

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  • 10. 

    • Select a, an or "--": ___ comb.

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      A

    • B.

      An

    • C.

      --

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

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  • 11. 

    • Select a, an or "--": ____ driver's license.

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      A

    • B.

      An

    • C.

      --

    Correct Answer
    A. A
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "a" because the word "driver's license" starts with a consonant sound (/dr/), and "a" is used before words that begin with a consonant sound.

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  • 12. 

    • Select a, an or "--": ____ gum.

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      A

    • B.

      An

    • C.

      --

    Correct Answer
    A. A
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "a" because "gum" starts with a consonant sound, and "a" is used before words that start with consonant sounds.

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