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ENGLISH QUIZ: Can YOU pick the correct sentence?

Last updated on: July 30, 2012 18:36 IST

ENGLISH QUIZ: Can YOU pick the correct sentence?

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Answer these questions and find out just how good you are with the use of articles in English grammar! Illustration: Dominic Xavier

'An' experience. 'The' city. 'A' fruit.

In the above, 'an', 'the' and 'a' are articles, words that are combined with nouns to reveal whether the noun is used in a particular or general sense.

In the following pages, we bring you various sentences -- see if you can pick the ones that use articles correctly.

Answers are provided upon submission of results on each page and you can draw your own conclusions about your performance!

Which of the following sentences is correct?
1) We went to the mall last Saturday.
2) We went to mall last Saturday.
3) We went to the mall on last Saturday.




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Which of the following sentences is correct?
1) You can't teach old dog new tricks.
2) You can't teach a old dog new tricks.
3) You can't teach an old dog new tricks.



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Which of the following sentences is correct?
1) Rahul has been studying at Delhi University for the two years now.
2) Rahul has been studying at Delhi University for two years now.
3) Rahul has been studying Delhi University for the two years now.




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Which of the following sentences is correct?
1) Junior employees need advice from their bosses now and then.
2) Junior employees need a advice from their bosses now and then.
3) Junior employees need an advice from their bosses now and then.



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Which of the following sentences is correct?
1) Nina's a new circle of friends is throwing her surprise birthday party.
2) Nina's new circle of friends is throwing her a surprise birthday party.
3) Nina's new circle of the friends is throwing surprise birthday party.



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Which of the following sentences is correct?
1) The dentist kept him waiting for over a hour.
2) The dentist kept him waiting for over an hour.
3) Dentist kept him waiting for over an hour.



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Which of the following sentences is correct?
1) My garden's been overrun by weeds ever since the rains set in.
2) My garden's been overrun by a weeds ever since rain set in.
3) My garden's been the overrun by weeds ever since rains set in.



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Which of the following sentences is correct?
1) A Empire State Building is in New York.
2) Empire State Building is in the New York.
3) The Empire State Building is in New York.



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Which of the following sentences is correct?
1) Why don't you borrow dress from your sister for a party this evening?
2) Why don't you borrow a dress from your sister for the party this evening?
3) Why don't you borrow a dress from your sister for party this evening?



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Which of the following sentences is correct?
1) The possessiveness often leads to the problems between couples.
2) Possessiveness often leads to problems between couples.
3) A possessiveness often leads to problem between couples.



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Which of the following sentences is correct?
1) Tell Ketan to cash that cheque when he goes to the bank.
2) Tell Ketan to cash cheque when he goes to the bank.
3) Tell Ketan to cash that cheque when he goes to bank.



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Which of the following sentences is correct?
1) Our neighbour would like to borrow a cup of sugar and some milk.
2) Our neighbour would like to borrow cup of sugar and some milk.
3) Our neighbour would like to borrow an cup of sugar and the milk.



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Which of the following sentences is correct?
1) Which came first, chicken or egg?
2) Which came first, a chicken or a egg?
3) Which came first, the chicken or the egg?



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Which of the following sentences is correct?
1) Cat was quite aggressive and attacked whoever a tried to touch her.
2) The cat was quite aggressive and attacked whoever tried to touch her.
3) The cat was quite a aggressive and attacked whoever tried to touch the her.



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Which of the following sentences is correct?
1) You'll need to finish chores before you leave a house.
2) You'll need to finish those chores before you leave the house.
3) You'll need to finish those chores before you leave house.



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