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English 4

Part A Write the Comparative and the Superlative of the words given.

QUIZ 3

 

Adjective

Comparative

Superlative

Add -er or -est to most words:

long

longer

the longest

Add -r or -st to words ending in -e:

large

larger

the largest

Drop y and add -ier or -iest:

dry

drier

the driest

Double the final consonant and add -er or -est:

big

bigger

the biggest

1. busy

6. noisy

2. cool

7. old

3. friendly

8. safe

4. heavy

9. small

5. nice

10. wet

Part B Complete these sentences. Use the comparative or the superlative of the words given.

01.

Canada and Russia are

(large) countries in the world.

02.

Russia is

(large) Canada.

03.

(high) waterfall in the world is in Venezuela.

 

04.

The Suez Canal joins the Mediterranean and Red seas. It is 190 Km (118 miles) long. It is (long) the Panama Canal.

05.

The Atacama Desert in Chile is

(dry) place in the world.

06.

Mount Waialeale in Hawaii gets 1,170 cm (460 inches) of rain a year. It is on earth!

(wet) place

07.

(hot) capital city in the world is Muscat, in Oman.

08.

The continent of Antarctica is

(cold) any other place in the world.

09.

The Himalayas are some of

(dangerous) mountains to climb.

10.

Badwater, in California’s Death Valley, is

(low) point in North America.

 

Part C Use the words in the box. Write questions . Then circle the correct answers.

How big How deep How long How cold How far How high
How big
How deep
How long
How cold
How far
How high

01.

 

a. It’s 979 meters (3,212 feet) tall.

b. It’s 979 meters high.

02.

 

a. It’s about 2,000 kilometers (12,000 miles)

b. It’s about 2,000 square kilometers.

03.

 

a. It’s 6,437 kilometers (4,000 miles) long.

b. It’s 6,437 kilometers high.

04.

 

a. It gets up to -88.3 degrees Celsius (-126.9 degrees Fahrenheit).

b. It gets down to -88.3 degrees Celsius.

05.

 

a. It’s 6 million square kilometers (2.5 million miles).

b. It’s 6 million kilometers long.

06.

a. It’s about 1.6 kilometers (1 mile) big.

b. It’s about 1.6 kilometers deep.

(Angel Falls)

(Australia to New Zealand)

(The Amazon River)

(Antarctica)

(The amazon Rain Forest)

(The Grand Canyon)

Part D Complete this conversation. Use be going to and the verbs given.

Martha: What

you

this weekend, Mark? (do)

Mark: I

to an art gallery on Saturday. (go)

Martha: That sound interesting.

Mark: Yeah. There’s a new exhibit at the Modern. And how about you, Martha?

Martha: Well, Brian and I

a ball game in the afternoon (see)

Mark: And what

you

in the evening? (do)

Martha: Brian

his mother in the hospital. (visit)

But I

not

anything really. (do)

Mark: Well, I

Would you like to come?

some friends over for a barbecue. (have)

Martha: Thanks. I’d love to.

Part E Match the questions with the correct responses.

Yes, please. Could you tell him Ros called?That’s OK. I’ll call back. Yes. My number is 669-3241 Let me see if he’s

That’s OK. I’ll call back.Yes, please. Could you tell him Ros called? Yes. My number is 669-3241 Let me see

Yes. My number is 669-3241you tell him Ros called? That’s OK. I’ll call back. Let me see if he’s in.

Let me see if he’s in.That’s OK. I’ll call back. Yes. My number is 669-3241 My name’s Graham. Graham Lock. Yes,

My name’s Graham. Graham Lock.That’s OK. I’ll call back. Yes. My number is 669-3241 Let me see if he’s in.

Yes, that would be great. Thanks.That’s OK. I’ll call back. Yes. My number is 669-3241 Let me see if he’s in.

01. Would you like to come to a party?

02. Could I ask her to call you back?

03. Who’s calling?

04. Can I take a message?

05. Could I speak to Paul, please?

06. I’m sorry. She’s busy at the moment.

Part F Write the Past and the Past Participle of the verbs given.

1. break

11. forget

12. get

13. give

2. do

3. drink

4. eat

14. go

5.

fly

15. know

6.

begin

16. ride

7.

bring

17. run

8. buy

18. see

9. catch

19. send

10. come

20. think