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

Q 1 - Ashish has a shinier pair of shoes than Hugh, but Kleen’s pair of shoes is the ......

A - shinier

B - more shiny

C - shiniest

D - most shiniest

Answer : C

Explanation

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

Q 2 - Tammy is ... than Ashish, even if Ashish is very muscular.

A - heavy

B - more heavy

C - heavier

D - heaviest

Answer : C

Explanation

Comparative degrees are used to compare one or more 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 - After repairing a heavily damaged semi-truck, Ashish was just as ... as Digby.

A - dirty

B - dirtier

C - more dirty

D - dirtiest

Answer : A

Explanation

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

Q 4 - Hugh may be cuter than Guerra, but the adorable Kit is the ... scout.

A - cute

B - cuter

C - more cuter

D - cutest

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 - Meneka was ... of Moto and his ability to calculate large sums.

A - jealous

B - jealouser

C - more jealouser

D - jealousest

Answer : A

Explanation

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

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 - He (a) correct, (b) correctly defined the terms. The answer sounded (c) correctly, (d) correct.

A - a and c

B - a and d

C - b and c

D - b and d

Answer : C

Explanation

The word “correctly” is an adverb used to describe the action “define”. The adjective here is “correct” as that describes the noun “answer”

Q 10 - Martha was a very (a) sensibly, (b) sensible scout. He acted very (c) sensible, (d) sensibly.

A - a and c

B - a and d

C - b and c

D - b and d

Answer : D

Explanation

The word “correctly” is used to describe the action “define”. The adjective here is “correct” as that describes the noun “answer”.

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