What Are Articles in English Grammar? - Definition, Use & Examples


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Which of the following words are articles in the English language?

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1. The appropriate indefinite article to modify the noun 'gorilla' is:

2. The appropriate indefinite article to modify the word 'abbreviation' is:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to help you test your understanding of articles in English grammar. Some of the topics you'll be assessed on include the definition of articles as well as several examples of articles.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Articles defined
  • The proper indefinite article to modify 'abbreviation'
  • Technical classification of articles

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related articles in English grammar lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding articles in English grammar and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding articles in English grammar
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about articles in English grammar

Additional Learning

To learn more about the English language, review the accompanying lesson What Are Articles in English Grammar?- Definition, Use & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define article
  • Know that articles may technically be classified as adjectives
  • Identify and give examples of each of the two types of articles
  • Differentiate between definite and indefinite articles