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Articles And Prepositions

Articles And Prepositions

Articles

Articles are used in a sentence before the Nouns to clarify whether the noun is specific or general & indefinite or definite.

articles

 

  • Definite- The (weak form of this/that)
  • Indefinite- A, An (weak form of one)

Uses of A/An

  • A is used before a noun that names something or someone for the first time and has not been mentioned before.
  • A is used in phrases.
  • A is used in a unit measurement, in the sense of at & per.

Ex. My father earns 50000 a month.

Uses of The

  • Before the name of- trains, ships, unique things like sun, newspapers
  • Before the Superlative degrees.
  • Before an adjective to change it to noun.

Ex. The rich, The poor

Prepositions

“Preposition is a word governing, and usually preceding, a noun or pronoun and expressing a relation to another word or element in the clause."

prepositions 

Above is the official definition of preposition. Now let us turn towards some examples to make it more understandable.

 

  • I prefer to eat on the table.
  • Take my car with you.

Both bold words are prepositions.

Types of Prepositions

  • Time Prepositions- before, after, until, etc.
  • Place Prepositions- around, against, etc.
  • Direction Prepositions- across, up, down, etc.

Let's Find Out

  • The fish was _____ the dog.
  • Ram received a gift _____ Sita.
  • Put the book ____ the table.

Answers

  • For
  • From
  • On

Quiz for Articles And Prepositions

Q.1

Fill in the blank with a suitable article/ preposition.

Have you seen ______ movie?



a)

a

b)

an

c)

the

d)

None of the above

Q.2

Fill in the blank with a suitable article/ preposition.

I ate _____ orange today.

a)

a

b)

an

c)

the

d)

None of the above

Q.3

Fill in the blank with a suitable article/ preposition.

I drove _____ new car.



a)

a

b)

an

c)

the

d)

None of the above

Q.4

Fill in the blank with a suitable article/ preposition.

That was ______ interesting story.

a)

a

b)

an

c)

the

d)

None of the above

Q.5

Fill in the blank with a suitable article/ preposition.

We entered ______ meeting room.



a)

a

b)

an

c)

the

d)

None of the above

Q.6

Fill in the blank with a suitable article/ preposition.

He gifted _____ most expensive shoes.

a)

a

b)

an

c)

the

d)

None of the above

Q.7

Fill in the blanks with suitable article:-

He had _____ urge to sneeze.



a)

a

b)

an

c)

the

d)

None of the above

Q.8

Fill in the blank with a suitable article/ preposition.

I have _______ pet dog in my house.

a)

a

b)

an

c)

the

d)

None of the above

Q.9

Fill in the blank with a suitable article/ preposition.

We forgot ______ documents in my office.



a)

a

b)

an

c)

the

d)

None of the above

Q.10

 Fill in the blank with a suitable article/ preposition.

Was _____ monkey hurt?

a)

a

b)

an

c)

the

d)

None of the above

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