Positive, comparative or superlative (beginner level)

October 21, 2013pdf

Each sentence given below contains an adjective (or adverb). If the adjective/adverb is in the positive degree, write P against the sentence. If it is in the comparative degree, write C. If the adjective/adverb is in the superlative degree, write S.

1. India is the largest democracy in the world. (………………………..)

2. Susie is my best friend. (………………………..)

3. It is a beautiful flower. (………………………..)

4. Her hands were as cold as ice. (………………………..)

5. She works harder than her husband. (………………………..)

6. Rani is taller than Shyam. (………………………..)

7. Who is the fastest man in the world? (………………………..)

8. Alice is the prettiest girl in my class. (………………………..)

9. She is richer than her neighbors. (………………………..)

10. The nearest airport is two miles from here. (………………………..)

11. Please get here as soon as possible. (………………………..)

12. He is not as successful as his sister. (………………………..)

13. He is just as strong as ever. (………………………..)

14. You ought to rest as much as possible. (………………………..)

15. She didn’t get as many as she had hoped. (………………………..)

Answers

1. Largest – superlative

2. Best – superlative

3. Beautiful – positive

4. Cold – positive

5. Harder – comparative

6. Taller – comparative

7. Fastest – superlative

8. Prettiest – superlative

9. Richer – comparative

10. Nearest – superlative

11. Soon – positive

12. Successful – positive

13. Strong – positive

14. Much – positive

15. Many – positive

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