Suffix Word Study Review -er, -est, -ing,-s, -ed

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Suffix Word Study Review -er, -est, -ing,-s, -ed

A suffix is added to the end of a word to change its meaning. Suffixes -er and -est can be added to adjectives to compare. Suffixes -ed, -ing, -s can be added to verbs to tell when an action happens. Read each sentence and choose the best suffix to fill in the blank. There may be some sentences that have no suffix added to them. Good Luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    James is the _________ runner in his class.   (fast)
    • A. 

      Faster

    • B. 

      Fastest

    • C. 

      No suffix is needed

  • 2. 
    Raja is _______ than his sister.  (tall)
    • A. 

      Taller

    • B. 

      Tallest

    • C. 

      No suffix change is needed

  • 3. 
    We chose the __________ puppy in the pet store.  (cute)
    • A. 

      Cuter

    • B. 

      Cutest

    • C. 

      No suffix is needed

  • 4. 
    Nico was _________ than Ricky in the race and beat him by 3 seconds. (quick)
    • A. 

      Quicker

    • B. 

      Quickest

    • C. 

      No suffix is needed

  • 5. 
    Keiko's voice is _________ than her best friend's.  (loud)
    • A. 

      Louder

    • B. 

      Loudest 

    • C. 

      No suffix is needed

  • 6. 
    Lisa ________ every morning. (jog)
    • A. 

      Jogs

    • B. 

      Jogging

    • C. 

      Joggest

    • D. 

      Jogger

  • 7. 
    On the bus this morning, I __________ I forgot my homework at home.  (worry)
    • A. 

      Worries

    • B. 

      Worried

    • C. 

      Worrying 

    • D. 

      Worriest

  • 8. 
    The little girl ________ over the puddle to avoid getting her shoes wet.  (jump)
    • A. 

      Jumping 

    • B. 

      Jumper

    • C. 

      Jumps

    • D. 

      Jumpest 

  • 9. 
    My little brother __________  more than me to learn how to ride his bike.  (struggle)
    • A. 

      Struggler

    • B. 

      Struggling 

    • C. 

      Strugglest

    • D. 

      Struggled

  • 10. 
    He is __________ home now. (walk)
    • A. 

      Walks

    • B. 

      Walker

    • C. 

      Walked

    • D. 

      Walking

  • 11. 
    She ______________ money to her favorite charity last year. (contribute)
    • A. 

      Contributes

    • B. 

      Contributing

    • C. 

      Contributed

    • D. 

      No suffix is needed

  • 12. 
    Unlike the highway, the streets in the little town are _________. (narrow)
    • A. 

      Narrowest

    • B. 

      Narrows

    • C. 

      Narrowing

    • D. 

      No suffix is needed

  • 13. 
    Jose __________ carrots, but not corn. (like)
    • A. 

      Liked

    • B. 

      Likes

    • C. 

      Liking

    • D. 

      No suffix is needed

  • 14. 
    Mount Everest is the _______ mountain above sea level. (tall)
    • A. 

      Taller

    • B. 

      Talls

    • C. 

      Tallest

    • D. 

      No suffix is needed

  • 15. 
    Bears will often _________ in the winter months, but not in the summer. (hibernate)
    • A. 

      Hibernating

    • B. 

      Hibernated

    • C. 

      Hibernates

    • D. 

      No suffix is needed

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