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 - Peter is ... but Eli, standing at 6 feet 3 inches, is taller.

A - tall

B - taller

C - tallest

D - most tall

Answer : A

Explanation

This word is the adjective used to describe the noun, Liku.

Q 3 - Tammy used 27 different conditions to prepare the ... curry.

A - spicier

B - spiciest

C - more spicy

D - most spiciest

Answer : B

Explanation

A superlative degree is formed either using “the”+ adjective + “est”/ “iest” form (the strongest man, the easiest question) or in “the”+ "adjective1”+ "Adjective2”. For example - the most honest. Hence, usages like “the most happiest” are wrong.

Q 4 - Most scouts do a pretty good job cleaning up after themselves, but Tammy is .....

A - messy

B - messier

C - more messy

D - messiest

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 5 - Julian is chattier than Hugh, but July is the ... scout of all.

A - more chatty

B - more chattier

C - most chattiest

D - chattiest

Answer : D

Explanation

Superlative degrees are used to state 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 6 - Ashish’s pen-knife is ... than Joshua’s, even though Joshua spends a lot of time singing in the rain.

A - more rusty

B - rustier

C - more rustier

D - rustiest

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 - English is today the third ... native language worldwide after Chinese and Hindi.

A - the most spoken

B - the more spoken

C - much spoken

D - most spoken

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 toto the person who has the maximum hunger. He will be mentioned as "the hungriest".

Q 8 - The movie was ... it was incomprehensible to us, even on second viewing.

A - more complicated

B - such complicated

C - so complicated that

D - much more complicated than

Answer : C

Explanation

“So” + adjective + “that” is used to mention the effect of the increased quality.

Q 9 - She (a) quickly, (b) quick adjusted the lamp. She adapted (c) quick, (d) quickly to any situation.

A - a and c

B - a and d

C - b and c

D - b and d

Answer : B

Explanation

The word “quickly” is used to describe the actions “adjusted, adapted”. Hence, these are adverbs.

Q 10 - She performed (a) magnificent, (b) magnificently. It was a (c) magnificent, (d) magnificently beautiful performance.

A - a and c

B - a and d

C - b and c

D - b and d

Answer : C

Explanation

The word “magnificently” is used to describe the action “performed”. The adjective here is “magnificent” as that describes the noun “performance”.

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