Exercise 1: Adding Prefixes/Suffixes to form Adjectives
Instructions: Add the correct prefix or suffix to the following words to change them into adjectives.
- _____read (Prefix for ‘able to be read’)
- _____possible (Prefix for ‘everything being possible’)
- _____visible (Prefix for ‘not able to be seen’)
- Power_____ (Suffix for ‘showing the ability to do or act’)
- Beauty_____ (Suffix for ‘full of beauty’)
Answer Key: Exercise 1
Exercise 2: Changing Nouns and Verbs into Adjectives
Instructions: Change the given words into adjectives.
Answer Key: Exercise 2
Exercise 3: Using Adjectives in Sentences
Instructions: Select the correct adjective from the given options.
- The _____ (cold/coldly) wind blew her hair back.
- Her _____ (beauty/beautiful) eyes sparkled in the sun.
- The _____ (danger/dangerous) dog barked loudly.
- They had a _____ (happy/happily) evening together.
- The _____ (interesting/interest) book kept her up all night.
Answer Key: Exercise 3
Exercise 4: Descriptive Adjectives
Instructions: Use the correct adjective for describing the object.
- The _____ (large, large-sized) elephant lumbered towards the waterhole.
- My _____ (red, red-colored) car is parked outside.
- A _____ (old, old-aged) man was walking in the park.
- The _____ (green, green-colored) tree provided shade on hot days.
- There was a _____ (blue, blue-colored) bird perched on her window.
Answer Key: Exercise 4
Exercise 5: Degrees of Comparison
Instructions: Write the following adjectives in the correct comparative/superlative form in the blank spaces provided.
- Sharad is _____ (tall) than Kumar, but Subramaniam is the _____ (tall) of them all.
- This is the _____ (good) cookie that I have ever had.
- My brother drives _____ (bad) than I do.
- The last movie we watched was _____ (interesting) than the previous one.
- This pizza is _____ (delicious) than the one we had yesterday.
Answer Key: Exercise 5
- Taller, Tallest
- More interesting
- More delicious
I hope these exercises helped you practise forming adjectives and using them correctly. Remember that good grammar always leaves a good impression!