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Adjectives and adverbs - meaning, comparison, MCQs

Adjectives and Adverbs:

Adjectives: Adjectives are words that modify or describe nouns or pronouns, providing more information about their qualities or characteristics.

Examples of Adjectives:

  1. The blue sky stretched endlessly.

  2. She wore a beautiful dress to the party.

  3. The tall building stood in the city center.

Adverbs: Adverbs, on the other hand, modify or describe verbs, adjectives, or other adverbs. They often answer questions like how, when, where, or to what extent.

Examples of Adverbs:

  1. She walked quickly to catch the bus.

  2. The athlete performed extremely well in the competition.

  3. The cat moved quietly through the room.

Comparison of Adjectives and Adverbs: Adjectives have comparative and superlative forms to indicate degrees of comparison:

  • Positive: hot

  • Comparative: hotter

  • Superlative: hottest

Adverbs also have comparative and superlative forms:

  • Positive: quickly

  • Comparative: more quickly

  • Superlative: most quickly

10 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) on Adjectives and Adverbs:

1. What is an adjective?

  • A. A describing word

  • B. An action word

  • C. A person, place, thing, or idea

  • D. A joining word

Answer: A

2. Identify the adjective in the sentence: "The red car sped down the highway."

  • A. car

  • B. red

  • C. sped

  • D. highway

Answer: B

3. What does an adverb modify?

  • A. Nouns

  • B. Pronouns

  • C. Verbs, adjectives, or other adverbs

  • D. Prepositions

Answer: C

4. In the sentence "She sings beautifully," what is the adverb?

  • A. She

  • B. sings

  • C. beautifully

  • D. the

Answer: C

5. Choose the adjective in the following: "He is very talented."

  • A. very

  • B. He

  • C. talented

  • D. is

Answer: C

6. What type of word is 'quickly' in the sentence "She works quickly"?

  • A. Adjective

  • B. Noun

  • C. Pronoun

  • D. Adverb

Answer: D

7. Which option contains a superlative adjective?

  • A. hot

  • B. hotter

  • C. hottest

  • D. hotly

Answer: C

8. Identify the adverb in the sentence: "They completed the task efficiently."

  • A. They

  • B. completed

  • C. task

  • D. efficiently

Answer: D

9. What is the comparative form of 'good'?

  • A. good

  • B. better

  • C. best

  • D. goodness

Answer: B

10. In the sentence "She is too tired to continue," what is the adverb?

  • A. She

  • B. tired

  • C. continue

  • D. too

Answer: D

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