The Olympic Quiz (Comparatives & Superlatives)

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The Olympic Quiz (Comparatives & Superlatives) - Quiz

Change the adjective so that the sentence makes sense!
example:
Chris Hoy is ----------- ------------ (fast) track cyclist in the world! He is ---------- (quick) than me for sure!
Chris Hoy is the fastest track cyclist in the world! he is quicker than me for sure!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

       I hope Usain Bolt runs a _________________ ( good) race than Blake!

    Explanation
    The sentence is comparing Usain Bolt's race to Blake's race and stating that Usain Bolt's race is of higher quality or superior in performance. The word "better" is used to indicate this comparison.

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  • 2. 

         Tom Daley dived ----------    ----------- (skillfully) than Pete!

    Explanation
    Tom Daley dived "more skillfully" than Pete. This means that Tom's diving technique was superior to Pete's. He demonstrated a higher level of skill, precision, and control in his dive compared to Pete.

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  • 3. 

    Micheal Phelps is the  -----------     ----------  (more) decorated olympian ever!

    Explanation
    The phrase "the most" is used to compare and indicate the highest degree or amount of something. In this context, it is stating that Michael Phelps is the most decorated Olympian ever, meaning he has won the most medals or achieved the highest level of success in the Olympics compared to any other athlete.

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  • 4. 

    Rebecca Adlington is not _______    _________    __________   (fast) Missy Franklin

    Explanation
    This sentence is comparing the speed of Rebecca Adlington to Missy Franklin. The phrase "as fast as" is used to show that Rebecca Adlington is not as fast as Missy Franklin.

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  • 5. 

    Ruta is _________    ___________ ( young) swimmer to win a gold medal!

    Explanation
    Ruta is described as "the youngest" swimmer to win a gold medal. This means that out of all the swimmers who have won gold medals, Ruta is the one who achieved this at the youngest age.

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  • 6. 

    Bradley Wiggins is __________________ ( good) than Mark Cavendish at road cycling.

    Explanation
    Bradley Wiggins is considered better than Mark Cavendish at road cycling because he possesses superior skills, abilities, or achievements in this particular discipline.

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  • 7. 

    The British women's rowing doubles are the ___________________ (strong)women's rowing double team in the world!

    Explanation
    The given correct answer, "strongest," is the superlative form of the adjective "strong." It is used to compare the British women's rowing doubles team with all other women's rowing double teams in the world. By using the superlative form, it implies that the British women's rowing doubles team is the most powerful and capable out of all the teams globally.

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  • 8. 

        Gabriela is the __________    ______________ ( graceful) gymnast in the world!

    Explanation
    Gabriela is considered the most graceful gymnast in the world. This means that out of all the gymnasts in the world, she possesses the highest level of gracefulness. Her movements are elegant, fluid, and aesthetically pleasing, setting her apart from other gymnasts. This title acknowledges her exceptional skill and ability to perform with poise and beauty.

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  • 9. 

       Ogogo is ____________ ( fit) than most of the boxers!

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "fitter". This is because the word "than" indicates a comparison, and "fitter" is the comparative form of the adjective "fit". It suggests that Ogogo has a higher level of fitness compared to most of the boxers.

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  • 10. 

    The Chinese are ___________     ____________ ( strong) country in the Olympics so far

    Explanation
    The given answer "the strongest" accurately completes the sentence by indicating that the Chinese are the strongest country in the Olympics so far. This suggests that they have performed exceptionally well and have achieved the highest level of strength and success compared to other countries in the Olympics.

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