Few, little | grammar exercise

June 29, 2014pdf

Complete the following sentences using appropriate determiners.

1. ………………….. people can keep a secret.

a) Few

b) The Few

c) Either could be used here

2. ………………. grain that we had was damaged in the rain.

a) Little

b) The little

3. She showed …………………. any remorse.

a) hard

b) hardly

4. He spent ………………………. days that were left to him in solitude and meditation.

a) few

b) a few

c) the few

5. ………………… Jews that live in Kochi have assimilated themselves into the local culture.

a) The few

b) A few

c) Few

6. We met ……………… Germans during our vacation in Italy.

a) a few

b) the few

7. In ……………… words he expressed his gratitude.

a) a few

b) the few

8. ……………….. remarks that he made were very provocative.

a) The few

b) A few

c) Few

9. …………………. friends that she has are influential people.

a) The few

b) A few

c) Few

10. ………………… did he realize what he was getting himself into.

a) Little

b) The little

c) A little

Answers

1. Few people can keep a secret.

2. The little grain that we had was damaged in the rain.

3. She showed hardly any remorse.

4. He spent the few days that were left to him in solitude and meditation.

5. The few Jews that live in Kochi have assimilated themselves into the local culture.

6. We met a few Germans during our vacation in Italy.

7. In a few words he expressed his gratitude.

8. The few remarks that he made were very provocative.

9. The few friends that she has are influential people.

10. Little did he realize what he was getting himself into.

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