Exercise: Adjectives

Exercise 1: Identifying Adjectives

In the following sentences, identify the adjectives and write them down.

  1. The tall man was wearing a red hat.
  2. My old cat loves to play with a soft ball.
  3. The interesting book was very long.
  4. The fast car sped down the empty road.

Exercise 2: Fill in the blanks with appropriate Adjectives

Fill in the blanks in each of the following sentences with an appropriate adjective.

  1. The ________ bird sang a beautiful song.
  2. She gave him a _______ gift for his birthday.
  3. The _______ pizza was too hot to eat.
  4. I love reading _______ novels.

Exercise 3: Choose the correct Adjective

Choose the correct adjective from the options given in the following sentences.

  1. The (easy, easier) path led to the waterfall.
  2. She wore her (most fancy, fanciest) dress to the party.
  3. The (taller, tallest) tree in the forest was a pine.
  4. He was the (more smart, smartest) student in the class.

Exercise 4: Comparative and Superlative Adjectives

Change the adjective in the brackets into a comparative or superlative form.

  1. My brother is (tall) ______ than me.
  2. Of all the students, John is the (intelligent) ________ .
  3. This movie is (interesting) _______ than the one we watched last week.
  4. Jill is the (good) ________ cook I know.

Exercise 5: Adjectives Order

Put the adjectives in the right order.

  1. She has a pair of shoes. (leather / red / beautiful)
  2. I saw a girl. (blue / small / eyes)
  3. He lives in a house. (country / old / big)
  4. She ate an apple. (red / delicious / big)

Answer Key:

Exercise 1:

  1. Tall, red
  2. Old, soft
  3. Interesting, long
  4. Fast, empty

Exercise 2:

Note: Answers may vary for this exercise. However, they should correlate to the context of the sentence. Sample answers are:

  1. small
  2. wonderful
  3. delicious
  4. exciting

Exercise 3:

  1. easier
  2. fanciest
  3. tallest
  4. smartest

Exercise 4:

  1. taller
  2. most intelligent
  3. more interesting
  4. best

Exercise 5:

  1. She has a beautiful red leather pair of shoes.
  2. I saw a small girl with blue eyes.
  3. He lives in a big old country house.
  4. She ate a big delicious red apple.