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Article practice - (E)

Complete the gaps with 'a', 'an', 'the' or 'X' (no article)

The Definite and Indefinite Article

Put in the definite or indefinite article where necessary.

  1. She is very good at drawing ____________ animals.
  2. ____________ animal whose neck is very long is called ____________ giraffe.
  3. If you play ____________ ball with us, we'll play ____________ ball with you.
  4. We should prefer to go by ____________ car.
  5. She was taken away by ____________ ambulance.
  6. Strong young ____________ girls do not easily faint.
  7. The boat was rowed by ____________ boy who jumped into the water crying that he was going to save me.
  8. In some states of the U.S.A. ____________ boys and ____________ girls are allowed to drive a car at the age of sixteen.
  9. Who is ____________ boy (who is) standing near the window?
  10. He congratulated him before all ____________ employees.
  11. This is ____________ book I have been speaking of all the time.
  12. When I was ____________ child, I used to read out of of fairy tales I had been given for my birthday.
  13. She was ____________ daughter of ____________ leading New England Presbyterian minister and ____________ wife of ____________ professor of theology.
  14. Among them there was ____________ mother with her two children.
  15. Surely ____________ mother can be trusted to look after her own child.
  16. When focused to a sharp point at very close range, the laser can vapourise any substance on ____________ earth.
  17. For a long time the Chinese have been, as they are now, among the poorest on ____________ earth.
  18. The computer is just as valuable as ____________ man using it.
  19. ____________ man must eat to live.
  20. If ____________ men were more reasonable, there would be no more war.
  21. Were I only given ____________ chance!
  22. Is there ____________ chance that machines may learn more than ____________ man?
  23. People who like to be more fully informed get their bulletin-type news from television and ____________ radio, and their in depth news from newspapers.
  24. His body felt leaden and slow, as if he were trying to raise himself out of deep ____________ water.
  25. ____________ computer doesn't compare with ____________ human brain in handling data that hasn't yet jelled.
  26. I was at a loss for ____________ answer.

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