Words that are used to describe a noun or a pronoun are called adjectives.
The adjectives that show the kind, quality, colour, shape, size of nouns and pronouns are called adjectives of quality.
- Adjectives of quantity show the amount of things or quantity.
- Adjectives of number express the number of persons or things.
- Interrogative adjectives are used to ask questions with reference to a particular noun.
- Possessive adjectives express the state of possession of nouns and are placed before nouns.
- Demonstrative adjectives point out to the noun we wish to refer to.
Q. Fill in the blanks with the type of adjectives given in the brackets.
- There are ____________ students in the classroom. (adjective of number)
- ____________ student has broken the glass? (interrogative adjective)
- It was a ____________ and tiring road journey. (adjective of quality)
- May I have ____________ water please? (quantitative adjective)
- ____________ watermelons are very sweet. (demonstrative adjective)
- ____________ school is open today. (possessive adjective)