Comparatives exercise

February 1, 2012pdf

Complete the following sentences using comparative forms of the adjective or adverb.

1. Your car is ……………………….. than mine.

a) smaller b) more small c) either could be used here

2. My house is ………………………… than yours.

a) bigger b) more bigger c) either could be used here

3. You should write ………………………… than you do.

a) oftener b) more often c) either could be used here.

4. It is ………………………. than you think.

a) easier b) more easy c) either could be used here

5. The baby is ……………………….. ugly than you.

a) less b) lesser c) either could be used here

6. I have got ……………………. energy than I used to have.

a) less b) fewer c) either could be used here

7. This is ………………………… than that.

a) commoner b) more common c) either could be used here

8. He is …………………….. than stupid.

a) more lazy b) lazier c) either could be used here

9. Her boyfriend is ……………………….. than her.

a) much older b) very older c) either could be used here

10. He is ……………………….. than he looks.

a) cleverer b) more clever c) either could be used here

Answers

1. Your car is smaller than mine.

2. My house is bigger than yours.

3. You should write oftener than you do. OR You should write more often than you do.

4. It is easier than you think.

5. The baby is less ugly than you.

6. I have got less energy than I used to have.

7. This is commoner than that. OR This is more common than that.

8. He is more lazy than stupid. (When we compare two descriptions, we use more.)

9. Her boyfriend is much older than her.

10. He is cleverer than he looks.

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