Worksheet Solutions: Determiners

 Table of contents Section A: Multiple Choice Questions Section B: Short Questions Section C: Fill in the blanks Section D: Match the column Section E: True or False

## Section A: Multiple Choice Questions

Q.1. Which of the following is a determiner?
(a) Quickly
(b) My
(c) Beautiful
(d) Running

Ans: (b)
Explanation: "My" is a possessive determiner that shows ownership.

Q.2. Choose the correct determiner to complete the sentence:
"______ pen you borrowed is on the table."

(a) The
(b) A
(c) An
(d) Some

Ans: (a)
Explanation: The sentence requires the definite article "the" before "pen" because it refers to a specific pen that was borrowed.

Q.3. Identify the determiner in the sentence:
"I have seen several movies this week."

(a) Seen
(b) Several
(c) This
(d) Movies

Ans: (b)
Explanation: "Several" is a determiner that expresses an indefinite quantity.

Q.4. Which of the following is an indefinite article?
(a) The
(b) A
(c) An
(d) Both (b) and (c)

Ans: (c)
Explanation: The sentence requires the definite article "the" before "cat" because it refers to a specific cat.

Q.5. Choose the correct determiner to complete the sentence:
"______ cat is sitting on the wall."

(a) An
(b) Some
(c) The
(d) Many

Ans: (c)
Explanation: The sentence requires the definite article "the" before "cat" because it refers to a specific cat.

## Section B: Short Questions

Q.1. Define determiners and provide examples.

Ans: Determiners are words that come before nouns to modify or specify their meaning. Examples include "a," "an," "the," "this," "that," "some," "any," "my," "your," etc.

Q.2. Differentiate between definite and indefinite determiners with examples.

Ans: Definite determiners refer to specific nouns, such as "the." Indefinite determiners refer to non-specific or general nouns, such as "a" and "an."

Q.3. Explain the use of possessive determiners with suitable examples.

Ans: Possessive determiners indicate ownership or possession. Examples include "my," "your," "his," "her," "its," "our," and "their." For example, "This is my book."

Q.4. Discuss the role of demonstrative determiners in a sentence, along with examples.

Ans: Demonstrative determiners point out specific nouns in relation to the speaker. Examples include "this," "that," "these," and "those." For example, "This book is interesting."

Q.5. Describe how quantifiers function as determiners, giving examples.

Ans: Quantifiers are determiners that express quantity or amount. Examples include "some," "any," "many," "few," "several," "most," etc. For example, "There are many students in the classroom."

## Section C: Fill in the blanks

Q.1. ________ apple a day keeps the doctor away.

Ans: An apple a day keeps the doctor away.
Explanation: The determiner "an" is used before words that begin with a vowel sound, such as "apple."

Q.2. I saw ________ elephant in the zoo.

Ans: I saw an elephant in the zoo.
Explanation: The determiner "an" is used before words that begin with a vowel sound, such as "elephant."

Q.3. ________ books on the shelf are mine.

Ans: The books on the shelf are mine.
Explanation: The determiner "the" is used to refer to specific or particular nouns, in this case, specific books on the shelf.

Q.4. She has ________ umbrella.

Ans: She has an umbrella.
Explanation: The determiner "an" is used before words that begin with a vowel sound, such as "umbrella."

Q.5. ________ dog is barking outside.

Ans: The dog is barking outside.
Explanation: The determiner "the" is used to refer to a specific dog, in this case, the dog that is barking outside.

## Section D: Match the column

Match the following determiners with their appropriate meanings.

Ans:

## Section E: True or False

Q.1. Determiners are used to introduce nouns.

Ans: True
Explanation: Determiners are used to introduce or modify nouns.

Q.2. The determiner "many" is used for countable nouns.

Ans: True
Explanation: The determiner "many" is used to indicate a large number of countable nouns.

Q.3. The determiner "this" is used to refer to something far away.

Ans: False
Explanation: The determiner "this" is used to refer to something nearby, not far away.

Q.4. "Few" is a determiner that indicates a small number of countable nouns.

Ans: True
Explanation: The determiner "few" is used to indicate a small number of countable nouns.

Q.5. Determiners are always placed before adjectives.

Ans: False
Explanation: Determiners can be placed before adjectives or directly before nouns.

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