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Adjectives

Adjectives

 

 

Examples:

  1.  They live in a beautiful house.
  2.  Lisa is wearing a sleeveless shirt today.
  3.  Linda’s hair is gorgeous.

Adjectives are further divided into 5 types

Descriptive Adjectives

Descriptive adjectives are the most common types of adjectives. These adjectives are used to tell about the quality or kind of the noun or pronoun they are referring to.

Examples:

  1.  Erika is tired.
  2.  Kevin’s reflexes are amazing.

Adjectives of Quantity

These adjectives are used for determining a number, used for answering the questions, “How many?" or “How much?"

Examples:

 

  1. Twenty-one students failed the exam.
  2. The seeds need more water to grow.

Demonstrative Adjectives:

Demonstrative adjectives are used to point out pronouns and nouns, and are always used before the words they are referring to.

Examples:

  1.  I used to wear this kind of dresses.
  2.  When the little girl tripped over a wire, she dropped her toy and broke it.

Possessive Adjectives:

These kinds of adjectives are used to show ownership or possession. They always come before the related noun.

 

Examples:

  1.  I can’t wear my dress as I have become fat.
  2.  Shakshi has lost her dog.

Interrogative Adjectives:

Interrogative adjectives, as the name suggests, are used while asking questions, and are always followed by a noun.

Examples:

  1.  Which movie are you watching?
  2.  What is that in your hand?

 

Recap 

  • Adjectives are words that are used to describe other words in a sentence.
  • Adjectives are 5 types-
  1. Descriptive Adjectives
  2. Adjectives of Quantity
  3. Demonstrative Adjectives
  4. Possessive Adjectives
  5. Interrogative Adjectives
  • These types of adjectives help in describing different types of sentences.

Quiz for Adjectives

Q.1

Fill in the blank - Terry is _________ his brother.

a)

older than

b)

to old

c)

old

d)

older then

Q.2

Fill in the blank - This problem is ________ that problem.

a)

easy

b)

easier than

c)

easily

d)

easy than

Q.3

Fill in the blank - Sam is __________ boy in our class.



a)

tall

b)

that tallest

c)

the tallest

d)

the tall

Q.4

Fill in the blank- My brother is __________ my sister.



a)

fat

b)

too fat

c)

that fatter

d)

fatter than

Q.5

Fill in the blank - Your room is _________ room in our house.



a)

small

b)

smaller

c)

smaller than

d)

the smallest

Q.6

Fill in the blank - London is ___________ city in England.



a)

larger

b)

large

c)

the largest

d)

that larger

Q.7

Fill in the blank - My car is __________ your car.



a)

fast

b)

faster than

c)

fast than

d)

very fast

Q.8

Fill in the blank - Madonna is ________ Celine.



a)

more popular than

b)

popular

c)

populist

d)

None of these

Q.9

My English is _______ your English.

a)

good

b)

best

c)

better than

d)

that better

Q.10

Fill in the blank - The weather today is __________ the weather yesterday.



a)

bad

b)

that is bad

c)

very bad

d)

worse than

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