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This is a quiz for EFL learners to practise the use of comparative and superlative adjectives and adverbs.

• 1.

### Mount Everest is the highest mountain in the world.

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
Mount Everest is the highest mountain in the world because it has the highest elevation above sea level compared to any other mountain. It stands at a towering height of 8,848 meters (29,029 feet) above sea level. This fact has been scientifically measured and verified, making it the correct answer.

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• 2.

### The river Nile is shorter than the river Mississipi

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
The statement is true because the river Nile is indeed shorter than the river Mississippi. The Nile is approximately 4,135 miles long, making it one of the longest rivers in the world. On the other hand, the Mississippi river is even longer, stretching about 2,320 miles. Therefore, the Nile is shorter than the Mississippi.

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• 3.

### The Earth is bigger than Jupiter.

• A.

True

• B.

False

B. False
Explanation
The statement is false because Jupiter is the largest planet in our solar system, with a diameter about 11 times that of Earth. Therefore, Earth is smaller than Jupiter, not bigger.

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• 4.

### In July 2010, in South Africa, Spain became the best football team in the world.

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
Spain became the best football team in the world in July 2010 in South Africa. This implies that they won the FIFA World Cup that took place in South Africa during that time. Winning the World Cup is considered the pinnacle of achievement in international football and signifies that a team is the best in the world at that particular moment. Therefore, the statement "Spain became the best football team in the world" is true.

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• 5.

### What is the highest mountain in America?

Aconcagua
Explanation
Aconcagua is the highest mountain in America. Located in the Andes mountain range in Argentina, it stands at an impressive height of 22,837 feet (6,960 meters) above sea level. Its towering peak and challenging climbing routes make it a popular destination for mountaineers from around the world. Aconcagua's prominence as the highest mountain in America solidifies its status as a renowned natural landmark.

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• 6.

### What is the biggest city in Spain?

Explanation
Madrid is the correct answer because it is the capital and largest city in Spain. With a population of over 3 million people, Madrid is not only the political center of the country but also a major cultural and economic hub. It is known for its rich history, stunning architecture, vibrant nightlife, and world-class museums. Therefore, Madrid is widely recognized as the biggest city in Spain.

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• 7.

Pau Gasol
• 8.

### Who is the most expensive football player in Spain?

Messi
Explanation
Messi is the most expensive football player in Spain. This is because he has a high market value and is considered one of the best players in the world. His exceptional skills, goal-scoring ability, and numerous achievements make him highly sought after by clubs. Additionally, Messi has a long-standing successful career with Barcelona, which further increases his value. Overall, his talent, reputation, and demand in the football industry contribute to him being the most expensive player in Spain.

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• 9.

### How short is the shortest man in the world?

30 cms
Explanation
The shortest man in the world is 30 cms tall.

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• 10.

### What is the biggest city in the world?

• A.

A) Tokyo

• B.

B) Shanghai

• C.

C) New York

A. A) Tokyo
Explanation
Tokyo is considered the biggest city in the world because it has the highest population density and is home to over 37 million people. It is known for its bustling city life, advanced technology, and vibrant culture. Tokyo's vast size and extensive urban area make it the largest city globally in terms of population and land area.

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• 11.

### What is the smallest country in  Europe?

Vatican city
Explanation
Vatican City is the smallest country in Europe. It is an independent city-state enclaved within Rome, Italy. With an area of only 0.44 square kilometers, Vatican City is also the smallest internationally recognized independent state in the world by both area and population. It is the spiritual and administrative headquarters of the Roman Catholic Church, and it is home to the Pope and various important religious sites such as St. Peter's Basilica and the Sistine Chapel.

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• 12.

### Who is the best football player in  UD Tomares?

• A.

Markitos

• B.

• C.

Oscar

Explanation
Ale Amado is considered the best football player in UD Tomares.

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• 13.

### Who is the best tennis player in the world?

Explanation
Rafael Nadal is considered the best tennis player in the world because of his numerous achievements and records in the sport. He has won a total of 20 Grand Slam titles, which is tied for the most in history. Nadal has also won multiple Olympic medals and has consistently performed at a high level throughout his career. His exceptional athleticism, powerful shots, and mental toughness have made him a dominant force on the tennis court. Nadal's success and longevity in the sport have solidified his status as one of the greatest tennis players of all time.

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