Exercise 4: comparison of adjectives (late, latest, near, etc.)
(Practise comparative and superlative adjectives; -er/-est; more/most; late, latest, near, next, etc.)
Comparison of adjectives with special forms – multiple choice
Difficulty: difficult (5 of 5)
For the correct answer, choose the suitable comparative or superlative adjective with special forms, which include ‘late, latest, nearest, next, latest, last,’ etc. Sometimes two forms are possible.
- Example: “This is the _______ movie we have seen.”
- A. worst → Correct!
- B. most bad
- C. badest
- I know I am very late, sorry! I hope I’m not the __________ one to come.
- Have you heard of the earthquake? – No, I haven’t. Let’s turn on the TV to get the __________ news.
- Mary is a clever kid. I think she’s the __________ in her class.
- most clever
- cleverest / most clever
- Excuse me, where is this bus going? – Well, the __________ stop is White Park.
- Excuse me, could you tell me where the __________ bank is?
Exercises and explanations relating to the ‘Comparison of particular adjectives’
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