An adjective is part of speech that describes, identifies, or quantifies a noun or a pronoun or the main function of an adjective is to modify a noun or a pronoun so that it will become more specific and interesting.
Examples of adjectives
- They live in a beautiful house.
- Lisa is wearing a sleeveless shirt today.
- This soup is not edible.
- She wore a beautiful dress.
- He writes meaningless letters.
- This soup is much nicer.
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Exercise On Adjectives for Class 6 CBSE With Answers Pdf
What are the Different kinds of Adjectives?
|Here are some adjectives categorized in groups. Remember that adjectives can make a conversation or story much more interesting.|
There are five types of adjectives. These are:
1. Descriptive Adjectives or Adjectives of Quality: Among the different kinds of adjectives, descriptive adjectives are probably the most common ones. They simply say something about the quality or the kind of the noun or pronoun they’re referring to.
- Erika is witty
- She is tired
- Adrian’s reflexes are amazing
2. Adjectives of Number or Adjectives of Quantity: As the name suggests, this kind of adjective answers the questions, “How many?” or “how much?”
- Twenty-one students failed the exam.
- The plants need more water.
3. Demonstrative Adjectives: Demonstrative adjectives point out pronouns and nouns, and always come before the words they are referring to.
- I used to buy this kind of shirts.
- When the old man tripped over that wire, he dropped a whole bag of groceries.
4. Possessive Adjectives: Obviously, this kind of adjectives shows ownership or possession. Aside frojn that, possessive adjectives always come before the noun.
- I can’t answer my seatwork because I don’t have a calculator.
- Trisha sold his dog.
5. Interrogative Adjectives: Interrogative adjectives ask questions and are always followed by a noun.
- What movie are you watching?
- Which plants should be placed over here?
Exercise Solved Examples On Adjectives for Class 6 CBSE
Tick the appropriate word in the following.
(i) The (later/latter) part of the film is boring.
(ii) (Every/Each) man wants to be rich.
(iii) Don’t leave the station till (farther/further) orders.
(iv) She is my (older/elder) sister.
(v) (All/whole) newspaper want to cover sensational issues.
(vi) Have you read (any/some) novel recently.
(vii) I have (a little/little) time. I can not visit her.
(viii) (a few/few) members were present, no decision could be made.
(ix) I have (some/any) good news for you.
(x) The former is a writer, the (later/latter) a fighter.
(viii) a few
Fill in the blanks with the most suitable adjectives from the box..
(i) The __________ girl answered all the questions correctly.
(ii) Can you please help me with the bag? It is very
(iii) The _________ man died in his sleep last night.
(iv) The test was __________ I don’t think that i’ll pass.
(y) Dennis is so __________ that even his parents cannot control him.
(vi) Can I have a _________ Drink, please?
(vii) His room was dark and _________
(viii) The children were hungry and _________
(ix) The _________ man donated generously.
(x) Can’t you draw a _________ line?
(xi) Mr. Ravindra scolded the _________ class.
(xii) Zarina is a weak and _________child.
(xiii) The Oranges are sweet and _________
(xiv) Ranjit Singh is a _________ player. He played well.
(xv) The ____ children ate greedily.
(xvi) This is a ________ street.
(xvii) He comes from a __________ family.
Exercise Practice Examples On Adjectives for Class 6 CBSE
Circle the adjective that best describes the underlined noun.
(i) A (big/tasty) dog was chewing on a bone.
(ii) Isaac rode to school in a (tiny/yellow) bus
(iii) It was a very (cold/dented) day
(iv) Ann asked a (blue/strong) man to open her bottle.
(v) Brooke left her (warm/purple) jump rope or the playground.
(vi) Jaysa hurt her mouth on a (hot/sticky) piece of pizza
(vii) Deagen had to fix his (slippery/ broken) glasses
(viii) Autumn was excited to see the (cold/huge) elephant at the zoo.
(ix) Vikas was shy around the (beautiful/left) girl.
(x) The Empire State Building is a very (flat/tall) building
Fill in the blanks with suitable with suitable adjective form the box given below. (Each adjectives should be used once only)
(i) This is not a very ____________ idea.
(ii) There were many ____________ flowers in the vase.
(iii) She liked ____________ of the two books.
(iv) The movie is about ____________ people.
(v) ____________ student must participate in the cultural activities.
Match the adjectives and opposites
Put the opposite into the crossword puzzle
Degrees of Adjective
An adjective is a word modifies (tells us more about) a noun or a pronoun.
hot tea, old man, beautiful girl, white shirt, intelligent student, interesting story, handsome boy, huge room.
In the above examples, ‘hot, old, beautiful, white, intelligent’ are adjectives because they modify (give more information about) the attached nouns.
Every adjective has its three degrees.
- Positive adjective
- Comparative Adjective
- Superlative Adjective
These three degrees of an adjectives express the intensity of adjectives in increasing order e.g. big – bigger, good – better – best.
1. A few adjectives change completely in the comparative and superlative forms. They are know as irregular adjectives.
2. If an adjective has more than two syllables, we form the comparative by using the adverb more/less and the superlative by using the adverb most/least. The adverbs are placed before the adjective.
|Beautiful||more beautiful||most beautiful|
|interesting||more interesting||most interesting|
|pleasant||more pleasant||most planet|
|reliable||more reliable||most reliable|
|exciting||less exciting||least exciting|
Adjectives with exactly two syllabus can be formed in either way.
3. Adjectives with two syllabus ending in y form the comparative and superlative degrees with the suffixes.
Some adjectives only sound right with the suffixes.
Others only sound right with more and most.
|afraid||more afraid||most afraid|
|active||more active||most active|
4. If an adjective has one syllable (vowel sound), we form the comparative by adding the suffix ‘er’ and the
superlative by adding the suffix ‘est’ to the adjective.
Exercise Solved Examples On Degrees of Adjective for Class 6 CBSE
Choose the correct answer.
(i) He is ___________ than his neighbours. (rich, richer, richest)
(ii) The brides were much __________ than the grooms. (young, younger, youngest)
(iii) He is too ___________ to be taught. (intelligent, more intelligent, most intelligent)
(iv) He is ___________ than I thought him to be. (clever, cleverer, cleverest)
(y) When the old woman became , she began to move about. (stronger, more strong)
(vi) He is much ___________ now. (good, better, best)
(vii) The offer was too ___________ to be true. (good, better, best)
(viii) He fishes with ___________ success than I do. (great, greater, greatest)
(ix) Shakespeare is the ___________ playwright in English. (great, greater, greatest)
(x) The pain was _________ than he could bear. (much, more, most)
Exercise Practice Examples On Degrees of Adjective for Class 6 CBSE
Fill in the blanks
|__________||more famous||most famous|
|__________||more pleasant||most pleasant|
Give comparative and superlative degree forms the following adjectives.
Fill in the blanks with the correct word, from those given in bracket.
(j) Shruti is __________ than Prayag. (cleverer/cleverest)
(ii) This room is the __________ of all in this house. (bigger! biggest)
(iii) Who is the ___________ of all? (strong/strongest)
(iv) The second question is as ___________ as the first one. (long/longer)
(v) This bag is as as that bag. (heavy/heavier)
Fill the spaces with the correct from of adjectives.
Underline the adjective that makes each sentence correct.