SEA - Supporting English Acquisition
Articles in Sentences

For each sentence below, click on the article that you believe is the appropriate choice for that sentence. Some sentences have two sets of choices.

 

1. Karl sometimes makes the / a / Θ mistakes.
the: INCORRECT.
a: INCORRECT
Θ: CORRECT!

2. I saw two movies last week the / a / Θ first one was a horror movie; the / a / Θ second was a comedy.
The: CORRECT!
A: INCORRECT.
Θ: INCORRECT.
the: CORRECT!
a: INCORRECT.
Θ: INCORRECT.

3. Usually, the / a / Θ cars run well when they are new.
The: INCORRECT!
A: INCORRECT.
Θ: CORRECT.

4. John wishes he had the / a / Θ new car.
The: INCORRECT!
A: CORRECT.
Θ: INCORRECT.

5. The / a / Θ Russian president lives in the / a / Θ Kremlin
The: CORRECT!
A: INCORRECT.
Θ: INCORRECT.
The: CORRECT!
A: INCORRECT.
Θ: INCORRECT.

6. The / a / Θ alligator is the / a / Θ reptile
The: INCORRECT.
A: CORRECT.
Θ: INCORRECT.
The: INCORRECT!
A: CORRECT.
Θ: INCORRECT.

7. "What happened to you? Oh the / a / Θ animal bit me."
The: INCORRECT.
A: CORRECT.
Θ: INCORRECT.

8. "What happened to you? Oh the / a / Θ raccoon bit me."
The: INCORRECT.
A: CORRECT.
Θ: INCORRECT.

9. "What happened to you? Oh the / a / Θ dog by the window bit me."
The: CORRECT.
A: INCORRECT.
Θ: INCORRECT.

10. The / a / Θ books are necessary for learning.
The: INCORRECT.
A: INCORRECT.
Θ: CORRECT.

11. Please don't move the / a / Θ books on that table.
The: CORRECT.
A: INCORRECT.
Θ: INCORRECT.

12. I'd like to find the / a / Θ book to read.
The: INCORRECT.
A: CORRECT.
Θ: INCORRECT.

13. The / a / Θ humans need the / a / Θ love.
The: INCORRECT.
A: INCORRECT.
Θ: CORRECT.
The: INCORRECT.
A: INCORRECT.
Θ: CORRECT.

14. He said he would come the / a / Θ minute that he finished doing the dishes.
The: CORRECT.
A: INCORRECT.
Θ: INCORRECT.

15. He's played the / a / Θ hockey since he was a little kid.
The: INCORRECT.
A: INCORRECT.
Θ: CORRECT.

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