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Adjective Exercises with Answers


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Adjective Exercise with Answers

QN. Fill in the blanks with the correct form of adjectives:

  1. She has just taken a sleeping-tablet. She is feeling __________ (drowsy) every minute now.
  2. Who is __________ (young), Jones or Phillip?
  3. He is one of the __________ (wealthy) men in the world.
  4. Nora was __________ (surprised) at his appearance than you were. Do you think his hairstyle suits him __________ (good) than the previous one did?
  5. He looked __________ (pale) and __________ (thin) after his illness. Before, he weighed the __________ (heavy) among the three of us, but now he is even __________ (light) than I am.
  6. He is the __________ (old) boy in the family, and he is the __________ (clever) one, too.
  7. The soup is __________ (tasty) than the vegetables.
  8. She is __________ (successful) than her brother. Her paintings sell __________ (good) than her brother’s.
  9. The __________ (little) you can do is to help her find a room to stay in.
  10. You have __________ (much) money than you need for the trip. The __________ (much) you need to spend is about three hundred dollars.


  1. drowsier
  2. younger
  3. wealthiest
  4. surprised; better
  5. paler; thinner; heaviest; lighter
  6. eldest; cleverest
  7. tastier
  8. successful; better
  9. least
  10. more; most


Adjective Exercise with Answers

much vs many

Decide whether you have to use much or many:

  1. We saw _____ animals at the zoo.
  2. How _____ oranges did you put in the box?
  3. There isn’t _____ sugar in my coffee.
  4. I don’t have ______ friends.
  5. The old man hasn’t got _____ hair on his head.
  6. I’ve packed _____ bottles of water.
  7. I didn’t get _____ sleep last night.
  8. How _____ fruit do you eat in an average day?


  1. many
  2. many
  3. much
  4. many
  5. much
  6. many
  7. much
  8. much

a little vs a few

Decide whether you have to use a little or a few:

  1. Can you please buy _______ apples.
  2. We need _______ water.
  3. I have _______ money left.
  4. I take _______ sugar with my coffee.
  5. We had _______ pints of beer there.
  6. You have _______ time left.
  7. There are _______ chairs in the room.
  8. He only spent _______ dollars there.


  1. a few
  2. a little
  3. a little
  4. a little
  5. a few
  6. a little
  7. a few
  8. a few

some vs any

Decide whether you have to use some or any:

  1. Is there _______ milk left?
  2. There is _______ juice in the bottle.
  3. Do you have _______ coffee?
  4. I don’t have _______ money left.
  5. She has _______ money.
  6. Do you know _______ of these singers?
  7. I don’t know _______ of them.
  8. I know _______ of them.


  1. any
  2. some
  3. any
  4. any
  5. some
  6. any
  7. any
  8. some

some vs many

Decide whether you have to use some or many:

  1. The child put _______ sand into the bucket.
  2. I can lend you _______ money if you need it.
  3. There aren’t _______ pears left. Only two.
  4. We had _______ cake with the tea.
  5. Don’t eat so _______ sweets or you’ll get fat.
  6. I had _______ beer last night at the bar.
  7. I don’t have _______ friends.
  8. He brought _______ food with him.


  1. some
  2. some
  3. many
  4. some
  5. many
  6. some
  7. many
  8. some

little vs less

Decide whether you have to use little or less:

  1. I have _______ interest in classical music.
  2. I have _______ faith in him.
  3. We need _______ furniture in this dance hall than in the big one.
  4. You have to drink _______ coffee.
  5. He has _______ money than I thought.
  6. Tonight I drank _______ wine than last night.
  7. She dedicates _______ time to her homework than to her hobbies.
  8. This will take _______ time to finish than the last time we tried.


  1. little
  2. little
  3. less
  4. less
  5. less
  6. less
  7. less
  8. less

a little vs a lot

Decide whether you have to use a little or a lot:

  1. That may cost you _______ of money.
  2. I added _______ sugar to the mix.
  3. You’ll have to spend _______ of cash on this car. (a lot)
  4. I can do it with _______ help from my friends.
  5. _______ change can really make a difference.
  6. I don’t have _______ of free time today.
  7. He left _______ of laundry for me to do.
  8. She gave him _______ attention.


  1. a lot
  2. a little
  3. a lot
  4. a little
  5. a little
  6. a lot
  7. a lot
  8. a little

few vs little

Decide whether you have to use few or little:

  1. There’s _______ point in calling.
  2. _______ people understood what he said.
  3. There is _______ use in trying to do this.
  4. There’s _______ space here as it is.
  5. There’s _______ I can do about this.
  6. Dan is a great student. He has _______ problems with history.
  7. There was _______ traffic on the road.
  8. I think Coventry will win the match but _______ people agree with me.


  1. little
  2. few
  3. little
  4. little
  5. little
  6. few
  7. little
  8. few

fewer vs less

Decide whether you have to use fewer or less:

  1. There were _______ days below freezing last winter.
  2. I drank _______ water than she did.
  3. I have _______ than an hour to do this work.
  4. People these days are buying _______ newspapers.
  5. I have _______ time to do this work.
  6. _______ than thirty children each year develop the disease.
  7. I wear _______ makeup on weekdays.
  8. He worked _______ hours than I did.


  1. fewer
  2. less
  3. less
  4. fewer
  5. less
  6. fewer
  7. less
  8. fewer

farther vs further

Decide whether you have to use farther or further:

  1. How much _______ do you plan to drive tonight?
  2. I just can’t go any _______.
  3. Do you have any _______ plans for adding on to the building?
  4. That’s a lot _______ than I want to carry this heavy suitcase!
  5. The _______ that I travel down this road, the _______ behind schedule I get.
  6. How much _______ do you intend to take this legal matter?
  7. It’s not that much _______ to the gas station.
  8. How much _______ do I have to run, coach?


  1. farther
  2. further
  3. further
  4. farther
  5. farther, further
  6. further
  7. farther
  8. farther

later vs latter

Decide whether you have to use later or latter:

  1. My neighbours have a son and a daughter : the former is a teacher, the _______ is a nurse.
  2. I will address that at a _______ time.
  3. Of the first two Harry Potter books, I prefer the _______.
  4. John arrived at the party _______ than Mary did.
  5. I prefer the _______ offer to the former one.
  6. I will be back _______.
  7. I was given the choice between a hamburger or a hotdog, I chose the _______ of the two; the hotdog.
  8. When it comes to soy burgers or a juicy cow burger, I prefer the _______.


  1. latter
  2. later
  3. latter
  4. later
  5. latter
  6. later
  7. latter
  8. latter

last vs latter

Decide whether you have to use last or latter:

  1. Jack, Jill and Bob went up the hill; the _______ watched the other two fall down.
  2. The former half of the film is more interesting than the _______ half.
  3. Out of chapters 1, 2, and 3, the _______ one is the most difficult to learn.
  4. Dan is now friends with Ruth, Maya and Ben. The _______ is his cousin.
  5. Jane speaks Italian and English : the former language fairly well and the _______ fluently.
  6. There are two versions, A and B, but the _______ is more popular.
  7. Tom and Dick were both heroes but only the _______ is remembered today.
  8. I study math, English and history. I enjoy the _______ one most.


  1. last
  2. latter
  3. last
  4. last
  5. latter
  6. latter
  7. latter
  8. last


Adjective Exercise with Answers

Fill in the blanks with the most suitable adjectives from the box..

Straight, tired, hungry, good, dirty, sickly, noisy,
old, hot, wealthy, juicy, heavy, clever, difficult,
busy, rich, excellent, cold, long, naughty

(i) The __________ girl answered all the questions correctly.
(ii) Can you please help me with the bag? It is very
(iii) The _________ man died in his sleep last night.
(iv) The test was __________ I don’t think that i’ll pass.
(y) Dennis is so __________ that even his parents cannot control him.
(vi) Can I have a _________ Drink, please?
(vii) His room was dark and _________
(viii) The children were hungry and _________
(ix) The _________ man donated generously.
(x) Can’t you draw a _________ line?
(xi) Mr. Ravindra scolded the _________ class.
(xii) Zarina is a weak and _________child.
(xiii) The Oranges are sweet and _________
(xiv) Ranjit Singh is a _________ player. He played well.
(xv) The ____ children ate greedily.
(xvi) This is a ________ street.
(xvii) He comes from a __________ family.


(i) clever
(ii) heavy
(iii) old
(iv) difficult
(v) naughty
(vi) cold
(vii) dirty
(viii) tired
(ix) wealthy
(x) straight
(xi) noisy
(xii) good
(xiii) juicy
(xiv) excellent
(xv) hungry
(xvi) busy
(xvii) rich