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ENGLISH QUIZ: Pick the right adjectives!

Last updated on: August 16, 2012 18:20 IST

ENGLISH QUIZ: Pick the right adjectives!

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Answer these questions and find out just how good you are with the use of adjectives in English grammar! Illustration: Uttam Ghosh

'She's the prettiest girl I've ever seen.'

'Those new curtains are rather gaudy.'

'I'm looking to purchase a powerful automobile.'

The words italicised in the above sentences are adjectives, defined as "words that describe or modify" nouns in a sentence.

Fill in the blanks for each sentence in the following pages with the appropriate adjective words or phrases.

Answers are provided upon submission of results on each page and you can draw your own conclusions about your performance!

Fill in the blank with the correct adjectives:
They're moving into ____________ apartment, just big enough for two.
1) a cozy little
2) a cozier little
3) a cozy littler




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Fill in the blank with the correct adjectives:
This is the ____________ pair of shoes I've ever bought.
1) expensivest
2) expensiver
3) most expensive



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Fill in the blank with the correct adjectives:
The Eiffel Tower is ____________ landmark.
1) a prominent, Parisian
2) a prominent Parisian
3) a more prominent in Paris




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Fill in the blank with the correct adjectives:
Of all the cakes we've tried, this one is the ____________.
1) moistest
2) moister
3) moist



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Fill in the blank with the correct adjectives:
It's ____________ to be nominated for the 'Employee of the Year' Award.
1) most excited
2) most exciting
3) most exciteable



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Fill in the blank with the correct adjectives:
Sid's father is really ____________ man.
1) irascible, an old
2) an irascible old
3) an irascible, old



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Fill in the blank with the correct adjectives:
She's sure to forgive you when she sees these _____________ flowers.
1) beautiful, fragrant
2) beautiful fragrant
3) beautifullest fragrant



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Fill in the blank with the correct adjectives:
Kiran is applying for _____________ archaeology course in the UK.
1) a ground-broken new
2) a new ground
3) a ground-breaking new



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Fill in the blank with the correct adjectives:
The director's lost his touch; that new movie is ____________.
1) terror
2) terrible
3) very terror



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Fill in the blank with the correct adjectives:
Her brother is the ____________ student in his class.
1) most dedicated well-behaved
2) most dedicated, well-behaved
3) dedicated, well-behaved



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Fill in the blank with the correct adjectives:
I want to try my hand at that ____________ recipe.
1) fascinating Lebanese gourmet
2) fascinating, Lebanese, gourmet
3) fascinator gourmet Lebanese



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Fill in the blank with the correct adjectives:
He claims it was the ____________ vacation ever and he'd love to go again.
1) most relaxing
2) relaxest
3) relaxed



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Fill in the blank with the correct adjectives:
It was ____________ game of cricket we've seen in a long time.
1) most, nerve, wracking
2) the nerve-wracking
3) the most nerve-wracking



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Fill in the blank with the correct adjectives:
The hill station tends to be ____________ than the city in winter.
1) cool and windy
2) colder and windier
3) cold, windy



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Fill in the blank with the correct adjectives:
Siddhant's cold ____________ this morning.
1) worser
2) got worse
3) getting worse



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