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Article Exercises Advanced Series 2

Follow our series for Article Exercises to Avoid Silly Mistakes in grammar.

“The” is definite article.

When we talk about series of mountains, we use The before its name.

·         The Himalayas

·         The Eastern Ghats

When we talk about peaks of mountains, we don’t use articles.

·         Mount Everest

·         Mount Fuji

·         Mount Olympus

Before a river name, we use definite article (The).

·         The Ganga

·         The Thames

·         The Nile

Ex: London is on the Thames.

Before the names of oceans, sea, and gulf/bay, we use definite articles (The).

·         The Red Sea

·         The Pacific Ocean

·         The Bay of Bengal

(Note: We don’t use “The” before Hudson Bay)

We use “The” before group of islands.

·         The Andamans

·         The West Indies

Don’t use “The” before a specific island name.

·         Java

·         Sicily

·         Ceylon

 Use “The” before the name of canals, ships, planes, and trains.

·         The Manchester canal

·         The Qatar Airways

·         The Orient Express (train)

·         The Royal Caribbean (ship)

Pick the right options to complete the blanks- Advanced Article Exercises-

Results

#1. It is my first journey on ………….

#2. Every you ever visited …………. (Hint: group of islands)

#3. I have never been to …………. (Hint: a specific island)

#4. China has interrupted ships to pass through ………….

#5. ………… ocean is still undiscovered.

#6. I have never climbed up ………… (hint: peaks of mountains)

#7. ………… is the longest river in Egypt.

#8. ………… is not easy to gauge.

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