Adjectives

Pretest


Read each sentence and choose the correct one. If the sentence is correct, choose "no error."

1. Sally is older than Tommy, but she is youngest of Sally.
a. Sally is older than Tommy, but she is younger than Sally.
b. Sally is the oldest of Tommy, but she is youngest of Sally.
c. Sally is older than Tommy, but she is young of Sally.
d. No error

2. There are six of the finest kittens that you will ever see.
a. There are six of the finer kittens that you will ever see.
b. There are six of the fine kittens that you will ever see.
c. There are six of the fines kittens that you will ever see.
d. No error

3. I looked out the more better classroom window.
a. I looked out the most better classroom window.
b. I looked out the best classroom window.
c. I looked out the bestest classroom window.
d. No error

4. I have a problem with that work; it is more harder than the other.
a. I have a problem with that work; it is hard than the other.
b. I have a problem with that work; it is hardest than the other.
c. I have a problem with that work; it is harder than the other.
d. No error

5. She was more friendlier than her sister.
a. She was friendlier than her sister.
b. She was more friendliest than her sister.
c. She was friendly than her sister.
d. No error

6. I sang the loudest in the crowd of merry people.
a. I sang more loudly in the crowd of merry people.
b. I sang more loud in the crowd of merry people.
c. I sang loudlier in the crowd of merry people.
d. No error

7. Sugar is the sweeter of the two sweeteners.
a. Sugar is the more sweeter of the two sweeteners.
b. Sugar is the sweetest of the two sweeteners.
c. Sugar is the sweetlier of the two sweeteners.
d. No error


8. Tanya is the nicer of the five girls.
a. Tanya is the most nicest of the five girls.
b. Tanya is the more nice of the five girls.
c. Tanya is the nicest of the five girls.
d. No error

9. Jay is the smartest of the two boys.
a. Jay is the smart of the two boys.
b. Jay is the most smartest of the two boys.
c. Jay is the smarter of the two boys.
d. No error

10. She talks more soft than her brother.
a. She talks soft than her brother.
b. She talks softer than her brother.
c. She talks most soft than her brother.
d. No error

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