Word forms exercise

March 14, 2013pdf

The same word can exist in several different forms. For example, the word ‘encourage’ is a verb, but ‘encouragement’ is a noun. A good knowledge of the different forms of words is absolutely necessary to express your ideas. Test your knowledge of word forms with this grammar exercise.

Choose the correct answer from the options given below.

1. The verb form of ‘note’ is

a) notify          b) noticeable    c) notification  d) notation

2. The adjective form of ‘black’ is

a) blackish       b) blacken        c) blacked        d) none of these

3. The adjective form of ‘courage’ is

a) courageously           b) courageous  c) courageousness       d) none of these

4. The adjective form of ‘ease’ is

a) easy             b) uneasy         c) easiness       d) none of these

5. The verb form of ‘tireless’ is

a) tired             b) tire               c) tiredness      d) tiresome

6. The adjective form of ‘heaven’ is

a) heavenly      b) heave           c) hellish          d) none of these

7. The adjective form of ‘talk’ is

a) talking b) talked      c) talkative      d) none of these

8. The noun form of ‘stormy’ is

a) storminess   b) stormed       c) stormful       d) none of these

9. The adjective form of ‘wealth’ is

a) wealthy       b) wealthiness             c) unwealthy   d) none of these

10. The noun form of ‘compete’ is

a) competition b) competing   c) competitive d) competed

Answers

1. notify

2. blackish

3. courageous

4. easy

5. tire

6. heavenly

7. talkative

8. storminess

9. wealthy

10. competition

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