indefinite definite article test

Comprehension Test #4

Comprehension Test #4

Indefinite or definite article? Fill in the blanks with a, an, the, ∅, or plural

1. How often does William eat ___ chicken___?
2. I found ___ LEGO block on the floor.
3. The bus fare only cost ___ euro.
4. Jane bought a coffee. ___ coffee was cold.
5. Would you like ___ apple___?
6. Their marriage was ___ surprise to everyone in the village.
7. Jen is very fortunate. She has lots of money and ___ few problems.
8. I had fun on ___ vacation I took last year.
9. We need to buy ___ new curtains.
10. When you walk in the forest you have to watch out for ___ animal___.
11. The student wrote ___ 6 on the board.
12. The children jumped into the pool. ___ water was cold, yet refreshing.
13. Please don’t dwell on ___ past, let’s think about ___ future.
14. Leah’s friend gave him some news. ___ news was good.
15. I got a free phone, but I had to sign ___ 3-year___ contract.
16. Sarah inherited ___ heirloom of considerable worth.
17. William begins with ___ W.
18. The teacher was very angry because only ___ few students had passed the test.
19. Do you have ___ scissors.
20. ___ every mammal is warm-blooded.
21. I got on the bus and paid ___ fare.
22. Treason is ___ crime.
23. Bill signed up for a seminar. ___ seminar was effective.
24. Can you ride ___ unicycle?
25. I couldn’t last night sleep because of ___ story you told me.
26. I feel alright. I got ___ little sleep before class.
27. I’m sorry. We don’t have ___ enough sugar.
28. The soldier showed ___ great bravery___.
29. Erica got very annoyed when she was at the supermarket because ___ cashier was very slow.
30. Never look directly into ___ Sun.
31. My father was very strict. He hated ___ weakness___.
32. Not many people have flown in ___ F-35.
33. I like ___ restaurants downtown.
34. You can’t drive that way, it’s ___ one-way street.
35. Did you bring your ___ notebook?
36. My little brother loves ___ video game___.
37. My hobby is taking ___ picture___.
38. ___ store across the street from my house is really big.

1. ∅ 2. a 3. a 4. the 5. an 6. a 7. ∅ 8. the 9. ∅ 10. animals 11. a 12. the 13. the/the 14. the 15. a 16. an 17. a 18. a 19. ∅ 20. ∅ 21. the 22. a 23. the 24. a 25. the 26. a 27. ∅ 28. ∅ 29. the 30. the 31. ∅ 32. an 33. the 34. a 35. ∅ 36. games 37. pictures 38. the