The Adverb

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  • Q1

    Identify which of the three degrees of comparison have been used in the following sentences.

    (i) My brother works for the least number of hours.

    (ii) My brother swims faster than me.

    (iii) My English teacher checks the answers more carefully than my math teacher.

    (iv) Noah walked slowly.

    (v) I like to eat peacefully.

    Marks:5
    Answer:

    (i) My brother works for the least number of hours. - Superlative Degree

    (ii) My brother swims faster than my sister. –Comparative Degree

    (iii) My English teacher checks the answers more carefully than my math teacher.–Comparative Degree

    (iv) Noah walked slowly. – Positive Degree

    (v) I like to eat peacefully. –Positive Degree

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  • Q2

    Match the following words with their suitable degrees of comparison.

    quick

    eloquently

    less

    worst

    more eloquently

    quicker

    well

    least

    worse

    better

    Marks:5
    Answer:

    quick

    quicker

    less

    least

    more eloquently

    eloquently

    well

    better

    worse

    worst

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  • Q3

    Convert the following sentences into different degrees of comparison as mentioned below.

    (i) These lines are tough to read. (Into comparative degree)

    (ii) Of all dancers, Genevieve danced the most gracefully. (Into positive degree)

    (iii) Of all the restaurants, this one is the best. (Into positive degree)

    (iv) He has less money than Peter. (Into superlative degree)

    (v) That alleyway is narrowly built. (Into comparative degree)

    Marks:5
    Answer:

    (i) These lines are tougher to read.

    (ii) Genevieve danced gracefully.

    (iii) Of all the restaurants, this one is the best.

    (iv) He has the least money of all.

    (v) That alleyway is the most narrowly built of all.

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  • Q4

    Fill in the blanks with the correct degrees of comparison given in the box below.

    Most efficiently, more carefully, more eloquently, forcefully, clearly

    (i) Jesse drives ______.

    (ii) Joshua works _______ than his teammates.

    (iii) Henry kicked the ball _______.

    (iv) Mr. Patterson spoke_______ than all others.

    (v) The speech could not be heard ______.

    Marks:5
    Answer:

    (i) Jesse drives more carefully than his siblings.

    (ii) Joshua works more efficiently than his teammates.

    (iii) Henry kicked the ball forcefully.

    (iv) Mr. Patterson spoke more eloquently than all others.

    (v) The speech could not be heard clearly.

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  • Q5

    Fill the columns with the correct degrees of comparison.

    Positive

    Comparative

    Superlative

    fluently

    More gracefully

    fast

    soonest

    less

    worse

    clearer

    hard

    slow

    more carefully

    Marks:5
    Answer:

    Positive

    Comparative

    Superlative

    Fluently

    more fluently

    most fluently

    Gracefully

    More gracefully

    Most gracefully

    Fast

    Faster

    Fastest

    Soon

    Sooner

    Soonest

    little

    less

    least

    bad

    worse

    worst

    clear

    clearer

    clearest

    hard

    harder

    hardest

    slow

    slower

    slowest

    carefully

    more carefully

    most carefully

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