G4t2language Descriptive And Limiting Adjectives

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Descriptive Adjective Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 

    Today my funny friend is coming over to my house.  The underlined adjective is  ...

    • A.

      Descriptive

    • B.

      LImiting

    Correct Answer
    A. Descriptive
    Explanation
    The underlined adjective "funny" is describing the friend, giving us more information about their personality. It helps to paint a picture of what kind of friend is coming over and suggests that they have a sense of humor. This adjective adds depth and detail to the sentence, making it descriptive.

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  • 2. 

    He pretended to slowly die and we laughed so much our cheeks turned pink.  The underlined adjective is ...

    • A.

      Descriptive

    • B.

      Limiting

    Correct Answer
    A. Descriptive
    Explanation
    The underlined adjective "descriptive" accurately describes the word "pretended" in the sentence. It provides more information about the action of pretending, indicating that the person pretended in a way that made it seem like they were slowly dying. This adjective adds detail and imagery to the sentence, helping to create a vivid picture in the reader's mind.

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  • 3. 

    We saw an ant at the botom of the glass. The underlined adjective is ...

    • A.

      Descriptive

    • B.

      Limiting

    Correct Answer
    B. Limiting
    Explanation
    The underlined adjective in the given sentence is "bottom," which limits or specifies the location of the ant. It indicates that the ant is specifically at the bottom of the glass, rather than any other location. Therefore, the correct answer is "Limiting."

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  • 4. 

    We drank two glasses of water.  The underlined ajective is ...

    • A.

      Descriptive

    • B.

      Limiting

    Correct Answer
    B. Limiting
    Explanation
    The underlined adjective "two" is a limiting adjective because it specifies the exact number of glasses of water that were consumed. It restricts the quantity to a specific amount, rather than describing the qualities or characteristics of the glasses of water.

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  • 5. 

    My house is (big) _________ than yours.

    • A.

      Big

    • B.

      Bigger

    • C.

      Biggest

    Correct Answer
    B. Bigger
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "bigger" because it is the comparative form of the adjective "big". In this sentence, the speaker is comparing the size of their house to the size of the other person's house, indicating that their house is larger.

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  • 6. 

    This lower is (beautiful) __________ than that one.

    • A.

      Beautiful

    • B.

      More beautiful

    • C.

      Most beautiful

    Correct Answer
    B. More beautiful
    Explanation
    In this sentence, we are comparing the beauty of two flowers. The word "more" is used to indicate a comparative degree, implying that one flower is more beautiful than the other. Therefore, the correct answer is "more beautiful."

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  • 7. 

    Which is the (dangerous) __________ animal in the world.

    • A.

      Dangerous

    • B.

      More dangerous

    • C.

      Most dangerous

    Correct Answer
    C. Most dangerous
    Explanation
    The question is asking for the superlative form of the word "dangerous." The options provided are "dangerous," "more dangerous," and "most dangerous." The correct answer is "most dangerous" because it is the superlative form, indicating the highest level of danger compared to other animals.

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  • 8. 

    A holiday by the sea is (good) __________ than a holiday in the mountains.

    • A.

      Good

    • B.

      Better

    • C.

      Best

    Correct Answer
    B. Better
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "better" because it is the comparative form of the adjective "good." When comparing two things, we use the comparative form to indicate that one thing is of a higher quality or degree than the other. In this case, it suggests that a holiday by the sea is of higher quality or more enjoyable than a holiday in the mountains.

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