Verbal Ability - Adjectives Online Quiz


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Following quiz provides Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) related to Adjectives. You will have to read all the given answers and click over the correct answer. If you are not sure about the answer then you can check the answer using Show Answer button. You can use Next Quiz button to check new set of questions in the quiz.

Questions and Answers

Answer : C

Explanation

Not all comparative degrees follow the “-er” rule. Many of them can be formed using "more + adjective". For example - more talented.

Q 2 - Eli is well-mannered and friendly, but Hugh is ...

A - friendly

B - friendlier

C - friendliest

D - most friendly

Answer : B

Explanation

Comparative degrees are used to compare objects with other objects (he is stronger, they are weaker, etc.). Many of them use the “er” structure in comparison by adding either “er” or “ier” after the adjective. For example - nearer, cozier.

Q 3 - Hugh was taught to be ... to people’s emotions than their words.

A - sensitive

B - sensitiver

C - more sensitive

D - most sensitive

Answer : D

Explanation

Comparative degrees are used to compare objects with other objects (he is stronger, they are weaker, etc. Many of them use the “er” structure in comparison by adding either “er” or “ier” after the adjective. For example - nearer, cozier.

Q 4 - Homi got the ... score in the final exams, though he had prepared poorly.

A - best

B - bestest

C - most best

D - most bestest

Answer : A

Explanation

When we are comparing the quality of output, we sometimes use the “good, better, the best” degrees. For example – “ He is good”, “He is better than him”, "He is the best".

Q 5 - Julian is more talkative than Heff, but July is the ... scout of all.

A - more talkative

B - most talkative

C - talkativeiest

D - talkativier

Answer : B

Explanation

Comparative degrees are used to compare objects with other objects (he is stronger, they are weaker, etc.). Many of them use the “er” structure in comparison by adding either “er” or “ier” after the adjective. For example - nearer, cozier.

Q 6 - Homi is the ... of all scouts on Sunday nights.

A - busy

B - busier

C - most busy

D - busiest

Answer : D

Explanation

Superlative degrees are used to describe something or someone with the maximum amount of quality that is mentioned. If the quality is hungry, then superlative degree will be applied to that person who has the maximum hunger. He will be mentioned as "the hungriest".

Q 7 - The bear is an aggressive animal, but in fact it is not ... people suggest.

A - more vicious

B - so vicious that

C - as viciously as

D - as vicious as

Answer : D

Explanation

“As” + adjective + “As” structure is used to mention an equal level of the quality in the objects getting compared.

Q 8 - Delhi isn’t ... a polluted city ... it was ten years ago.

A - as / as

B - such / as

C - so / that

D - more / than

Answer : A

Explanation

“As” + adjective + “As” structure is used to mention an equal level of the quality in the objects getting compared.

Q 9 - The stillness of the night was (a) awfully, (b) awful. The night was (c) awfully, (d) awful still.

A - a and c

B - a and d

C - b and c

D - b and d

Answer : C

Explanation

The word “awful” is used to describe the noun “stillness”. The adjective here is “awfully” as that describes the action “still”

Q 10 - Martha wrote too (a) slow, (b) slowly. She always writes (c) slow, (d) slowly.

A - a and c

B - a and d

C - b and c

D - b and d

Answer : D

Explanation

The word “slowly” is used to describe the actions “wrote, writes”.


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