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 - July is faster than Kleen, but Tess is the ... of all.

A - clean

B - more clean

C - cleaner

D - cleanest

Answer : D

Explanation

Superlative degree is 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 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 - 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 - Ninee is ... than most scouts because she is an expert at camouflages.

A - sneaky

B - sneakier

C - more sneakier

D - sneakiest

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 - After eating the tarragon, Tammy’s tongue was as ... as Akash’s.

A - green

B - greener

C - more green

D - greenest

Answer : A

Explanation

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

Q 7 - My sleepless nights became ... as the games approached.

A - so frequently

B - more frequent

C - as frequent

D - much more frequently

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 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 - 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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