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Definite article quiz
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Definite article or no article ?
The definite article
is the most common determiner used in English.
For the rules on when a determiner is required, and when no determiner is required, see the Linguapress English Grammar page on
Count and non-count nouns
Write the article
in each box whenever it is
(the figure zero) if
no article is possible
the or 0
if you think that there is a choice - either solution is possible.
Important: you must write exactly one of the three choices indicated in red. If you write something different, even slightly diffrerent, your computer will not detect the right answer !
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Peter lives in
biggest house on our street .
arithmetic is something that all children have to study
I don't like
way in which he shouts at people.
Can you please tell me
It's a well known fact that
cigarettes are bad for your health. .
students have to pass their exams.
students who want to take the exam again must sign up on line.
He doesn't ever drink
words that he used to describe his brother were quite unfriendly.
I'm surprised that
train to New York actually departed on time.
Most of the moving parts of this engine are made out of
steel that they used was of low quality.
I think that
water in the swimming pool is too cold .
children are going out with their aunt this afternoon .
It's rather a pity that my husband doesn't like
He spent his life selling
rather expensive cars.
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