Adjectives 2
In 'This is the most delicious cheesecake' the word 'delicious' is the adjective.

Adjectives 2

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Adjectives are useful to describe nouns. With many adjectives, you can add -er or -est, e.g. 'a low wall', a 'lower wall', 'the lowest wall'. Others use more or most e.g. 'Bill is interesting', 'Bob is more interesting', 'Ben is the most interesting'.

Select the correct forms in this English quiz.

1.
This cake tastes horrible but that one tastes ...
horribler
horriblest
more horrible
most horrible
Standard English does not say 'horribler'!
2.
My ring is valuable, her ring is ... but your ring is ...
more valuable, most valuable
most valuable, more valuable
valuabler, valuablest
valuablest, valuabler
Standard English does not say 'valuabler'!
3.
The canyon is the ... in the world.
more wide
most wide
wider
widest
'Widest' = superlative which means 'the most'
4.
Honey is sweet, syrup is ... but sugar is the ...
more sweet, sweeter
most sweet, more sweet
sweeter, sweetest
sweetest, sweeter
'Sweeter' = comparative, 'sweetest' = superlative
5.
Your book is more interesting than mine but his is the ...
interestinger
interestingest
more interesting
most interesting
'Most interesting' = superlative = 'the most'
6.
Tea tastes nice, coffee tastes ... but chocolate tastes ...
more nice, most nice
most nice, more nice
nicer, nicest
nicest, nicer
'Nicer' is correct, not 'more nice'!
7.
Spring is pleasant, summer is ... but autumn is the ...
more pleasant, most pleasant
most pleasant, more pleasant
pleasanter, pleasantest
pleasantest, pleasanter
'More pleasant' = comparative, 'most pleasant' = superlative
8.
Bus travel is quick, car travel is ... but air travel is ...
more quick, most quick
most quick, more quick
quicker, quickest
quickest, quicker
'Quicker' = comparative, 'quickest' = superlative
9.
Apples are good for you but watercress is ...
best
better
gooder
goodest
'....... and oranges are the best'
10.
An hour is a long time to wait but a two hour wait is ...
longer
longest
more long
most long
'.......and a three hour wait is the longest' = superlative
Author:  Sue Daish

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