Kinds of adjectives

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Underline the adjectives and state their kinds.

1. Solomon was a wise king.

2. The tiger is a ferocious animal.

3. The foolish crow opened his mouth to sing.

4. You have no sense.

5. She has little intelligence.

6. He showed much patience.

7. We did not receive sufficient rain this year.

8. The whole amount was spent.

9. Each hand has five fingers.

10. There are several pictures in this book.

11. There are some apples in the fridge.

12. I have bought six eggs.

13. Each boy was given a prize.

14. I have bought enough sugar.

15. We haven't got enough nails.

16. Whose bag is this?

17. Which way shall we go?

18. Neither answer is correct.

19. Who is the first woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature?

20. Most children like cartoon shows.

Answers

1. Solomon was a wise king. (Adjective of quality - wise)

2. The tiger is a ferocious animal. (Adjective of quality - ferocious)

3. The foolish crow opened his mouth to sing. (Adjective of quality - foolish)

4. You have no sense. (Adjective of quantity - no)

5. She has little intelligence. (Adjective of quantity - little)

6. He showed much patience. (Adjective of quantity - much)

7. We did not receive sufficient rain this year. (Adjective of quantity - sufficient)

8. The whole amount was spent. (Adjective of quantity - amount)

9. Each hand has five fingers. (Distributive adjective - each; Adjective of number - five)

10. There are several pictures in this book. (Adjective of number - several)

11. There are some apples in the fridge. (Adjective of number - some)

12. I have bought six eggs. (Adjective of number - six)

13. Each boy was given a prize. (Distributive adjective - each)

14. I have bought enough sugar. (Adjective of quantity - sugar)

15. We haven't got enough nails. (Adjective of number - nails)

16. Whose bag is this? (Interrogative adjective - whose)

17. Which way shall we go? (Interrogative adjective - which)

18. Neither answer is correct. (Distributive numeral adjective - neither)

19. Who is the first woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature? (Definite numeral adjective - first)

20. Most children like cartoon shows. (Numeral adjective - most)

Notes

The numeral adjective is also known as the adjective of number.

The same adjective may be classified as adjective of quantity or adjective of number. Examples are: some, all, no, any, enough etc. If the adjective is used before a countable noun, it is classified as an adjective of number. If the adjective is used before an uncountable noun, it is classified as an adjective of quantity.

See also


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