Articles Exercise For Class 9

Fill in the blanks with an appropriate article. You can learn about the correct use of articles here.

1. …………………… India, ……………………… country in South East Asia, is famous for its diversity.

2. I know …………………………… man who sells peanuts at ……………………… railway station.

3. She is ………………………… old friend of mine.

4. I had ………………………. strange experience yesterday.

5. They took ………………………… child to ……………………… counsellor.

6. I spoke to …………………………… manager yesterday.

7. …………………………. Paris, which is ……………………….. fashion capital of ………………………. world, is ……………………….. city in …………………………… Europe.

8. ……………………………. shirt which I bought yesterday is too short for me.

9. She asked me ……………………………. question which I could not answer.

10. I hired …………………………… cab to go to ………………………. airport.

Answers

1. India, a country in South East Asia, is famous for its diversity.

2. I know a/the man who sells peanuts at a/the railway station.

3. She is an old friend of mine.

4. I had a strange experience yesterday.

5. They took the child to a/the counsellor.

6. I spoke to the manager yesterday.

7. Paris, which is the fashion capital of the world, is a city in Europe. (Articles are not used before geographical names. There are a few exceptions: the US, the UK, the UAE and the Netherlands.)

8. The shirt which I bought yesterday is too short for me. (Use the here because you are talking about a particular shirt.)

9. She asked me a question which I could not answer.

10. I hired a cab to go to the airport. (Use a to mean one. When you say the airport, you are talking about an airport that is familiar to you and the listener.)

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