Have a go at this short exercise testing your knowledge of articles. You may wish to first read this overview of the definite article. Fill in the gaps below with a, an, the or Ø: The rise and fall of the Berlin Wall In (1)_ early hours of Sunday, August 13, 1961, East German border guards took up positions at (2)_ Brandenburg Gate in central Berlin. With the help of workers, the guards began to tear up streets and lay barbed wire […]
Please make sure to read our troubleshooting article on passive and active voices along with other related tips on this website before taking this quiz. We encourage all Dragoman translators to use active voice and refer to passive voice on a needs only basis.
How do you write dates in English, or the numbers? Do you spell out percentages or use a symbol? Which style guides are you familiar with? Have you read our posts on figures and dates already? Here is a quiz to test your skills!
We strongly recommend that you read our articles on capitalization before taking this test.