Quiz: Definite Article or Zero Article?

Topic: Articles | Level: Beginner

Online English Quiz

Instructions: Which is correct: 'the' or nothing?

Q1 - I like listening to ____.
Q2 - She's reading Italian at ____.
Q3 - I'll take you to _____.
Q4 - He was sent to ____ for theft.
Q5 - She lives in _____.
Q6 - I like ____ food.
Q7 - I spoke to ______.
Q8 - Do you like _____ cheese?
Q9 - We went for a walk in _____.
Q10 - She was born in ____.
Q11 - Do you often go to _____?
Q12 - It's ____.
Q13 - I'm going to ____.
Q14 - She's gone to ____.
Q15 - I don't go to ____ very often.
Q16 - I'm seeing ____ tomorrow.
Q17 - What did you have for ____?
Q18 - I'm going to _____ to get some cash.
Q19 - He's in ____.
Q20 - It's the first road on ____.

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Instructions: Which is correct: 'the' or nothing?

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Q1 - I like listening to ____.
 
radio
 
the radio
 
Either could be used here.
Q2 - She's reading Italian at ____.
 
university
 
the university
Q3 - I'll take you to _____.
 
airport
 
the airport
 
Either could be used here.
Q4 - He was sent to ____ for theft.
 
prison
 
the prison
Q5 - She lives in _____.
 
North
 
the North
 
Either could be used here.
Q6 - I like ____ food.
 
Indian
 
the Indian
 
Either could be used here.
Q7 - I spoke to ______.
 
manager
 
the manager
 
Either could be used here.
Q8 - Do you like _____ cheese?
 
Stilton
 
the Stilton
Q9 - We went for a walk in _____.
 
park
 
the park
 
Either could be used here.
Q10 - She was born in ____.
 
France
 
the France
 
Either could be used here.
Q11 - Do you often go to _____?
 
church
 
the church
Q12 - It's ____.
 
Amazon
 
the Amazon
Q13 - I'm going to ____.
 
bed
 
the bed
Q14 - She's gone to ____.
 
office
 
the office
Q15 - I don't go to ____ very often.
 
theatre
 
the theatre
Q16 - I'm seeing ____ tomorrow.
 
dentist
 
the dentist
Q17 - What did you have for ____?
 
dinner
 
the dinner
Q18 - I'm going to _____ to get some cash.
 
bank
 
the bank
Q19 - He's in ____.
 
trouble
 
the trouble
Q20 - It's the first road on ____.
 
right
 
the right

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