Degree of Comparison – Exercises for Class 6

Q. Fill in the blanks with the correct degrees of comparison.

  1. Shakespeare is the ___________ of all English poets. (great)
  2. Emma behaves ___________ than Mary. (polite)
  3. George can speak English ___________ than Harry. (fluent)
  4. She can work ___________ than you. (good)
  5. These are the ___________ apples in the market. (big)

Answer

  1. greatest
  2. politely
  3. fluently
  4. better
  5. biggest

Q. Fill in the blanks with correct words from the brackets.

  1. My father told me very ________________ that he would not give me more pocket money. (firm, firmly)
  2. Rakesh opened the door ________________. (silent, silently)
  3. Children started doing their work ________________. (serious, seriously)
  4. Mother has not returned from office ________________. (yet, late)

Answer

  1. firmly
  2. silently
  3. seriously
  4. yet

Q. Complete the table given below by writing positive, comparative, and superlative degrees wherever necessary.

PositiveComparativeSuperlative
_________________worse_________________
busy__________________________________
__________________________________youngest
cheerful__________________________________

Answer

PositiveComparativeSuperlative
badworseworst
busybusierbusiest
youngyoungeryoungest
cheerfulmore cheerfulmost cheerful

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