Degrees of comparison exercise

March 13, 2013pdf

Complete the following sentences using the correct degree of the adjective given in the brackets.

1. My brother’s handwriting is …………………….. (bad) mine.

2. Health is …………………….. wealth. (important)

3. Blood is …………………… water. (thick)

4. Everest is …………………….. peak in the world. (high)

5. This is ……………………. play I have ever heard on the radio. (interesting)

6. Susie is …………………………. of all the four sisters. (beautiful)

7. The planet Mars is ……………………. from the earth than the satellite Moon. (far)

8. The elephant is …………………..  animal in the world. (large)

9. An ocean is certainly ……………………… a sea. (big)

10. I am …………………… in cricket than in football. (interested)

Answers

1. My brother’s handwriting is worse than mine.

2. Health is more important than wealth.

3. Blood is thicker than water.

4. Everest is the highest peak in the world.

5. This is the most interesting play that I have ever heard on the radio.

6. Susie is the most beautiful of all the four sisters.

7. The planet Mars is farther from the earth than the satellite moon.

8. The elephant is the largest animal in the world.

9. An ocean is certainly bigger than a sea.

10. I am more interested in cricket than in football.

Notes

The comparative degree is used to compare one person or thing with another person or thing. The superlative degree is used to compare one person or thing with the whole group it belongs to.

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