English Language: Middle School: Grades 6, 7 and 8 Quiz - Adjectives 2 (Questions)

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