Degree of Comparison – Exercises for Class 7

  • The positive degree is used when no comparison is made. Example: Emma is a good girl.
  • The comparative degree is used to compare two persons or things. Example: Emma is better than George.
  • The superlative degree can be used to compare more than two things. It denotes the highest degree of quality. Example: Emma is the best of all.


Q. Change the degrees of comparison according to the instructions given in the brackets.

  1. Sohail is the best student in the group. (Positive)
  2. Shimla is cooler than any other place. (Superlative)
  3. He believes he is smarter than his friends. (Positive)
  4. The Taj Mahal is the most beautiful monument in Agra. (Comparative)
  5. Annu is more popular than any girl in the school. (Superlative)


  1. Sohail is a good student.
  2. Shimla is the coolest place.
  3. He believes he is smart.
  4. The Taj Mahal is better looking monument than Red Fort.
  5. Annu is the most popular girl in the school.

Q. Fill in the blanks with the correct form of the words given in brackets.

  1. Make _______ noise. (little)
  2. Prevention is _______ than cure. (good)
  3. You are _______ than I expected. (late)
  4. He is the _______ man in the college. (handsome)
  5. Rama is _______ than Mohan. (tall)


  1. less
  2. better
  3. later
  4. handsomest
  5. taller

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