Articles (A, An, The) – Exercises for Class 5

There are two types of articles – definite and indefinite. A and An are indefinite articles and the is a definite article.

A is used before countable nouns, singular numbers and words that begin with a consonant sound, e.g., a table, a chair.

An is used before countable nouns, singular numbers and words that begin with a vowel sound, e.g., an apple an honest man.

The is a definite article. It is used to denote a particular thing, e.g., the sun.

Exercises

Q. Fill in the blanks with a, an, or the.

  1. He is ___________ handsome man.
  2. This is ___________ university of repute.
  3. ___________ Mount Everest is ___________ highest peak in ___________ world.
  4. He is ___________ honest man.
  5. ___________ Ganges is a holy river.

Answer

  1. a
  2. a
  3. The, the, the
  4. an
  5. The

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