What Is The Rule For Adjective Order?

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Adjective Quizzes & Trivia

When more than one adjective comes before a noun, the adjectives are normally in a particular order. Adjectives that describe opinions or attitudes come first, followed by more factual ones. If wrongly aligned the sentence may not make sense or may give the wrong information. Take the quiz below and see just how good you are with adjectives. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    I swam in a (an) __________________________ swimming pool.
    • A. 

      Large, oval, amazing

    • B. 

      Amazing, oval, large

    • C. 

      Amazing, large oval

  • 2. 
    There were ____________________________ sofas in the room.
    • A. 

      Three, beautiful, Italian, leather

    • B. 

      Three, Italian, leather, beautiful

    • C. 

      Three, beautiful, leather, Italian

  • 3. 
    The kitchen had a (an) _______________________ floor.
    • A. 

      Horrible, wooden, old

    • B. 

      Horrible, old, wooden

    • C. 

      Old, horrible, wooden

  • 4. 
    Sam bought _____________________________________ carpets.
    • A. 

      Two, Moroccan, ancient, redish-brown

    • B. 

      Ancient, reddish-brown, Moroccan, two

    • C. 

      Two, ancient, reddish-brown, Moroccan

  • 5. 
    The bad had a pair of _____________________________________.
    • A. 

      Unusual, gold taps

    • B. 

      Taps, unusual, gold

    • C. 

      Gold, unusual taps

  • 6. 
    We walk through a (an) _____________________________ passage.
    • A. 

      Nineteenth-century, mysterious, narrow

    • B. 

      Mysterious, nineteenth-century, narrow

    • C. 

      Mysterious, narrow, nineteenth-century