Degrees of Comparison Worksheet for Class 5 CBSE

When we compare two people or things, we use the comparative form of the adjective.
We form comparative adjectives by adding –er to the positive adjective.

Tall – taller
Big – bigger
Small – smaller
Nice – nicer
Kind – kinder

Adjectives of three or more syllables form their comparatives with more.

Beautiful – more beautiful
Difficult – more difficult
Pleasant – more pleasant
Careful – more careful

When we compare three or more people or things, we use the superlative form of the adjective.
We make the superlative forms by adding –est to the positive adjective.

Soft – softer – softest
Tiny – tinier – tiniest
Clever – cleverer – cleverest

High – higher – highest

Adjectives of three or more syllables form their superlative forms with most.

Intelligent – more intelligent – most intelligent
Ridiculous – more ridiculous – most ridiculous

Exercise

Fill in the blanks with appropriate comparative or superlative forms.

Tips

  • Use the superlative form of the adjective after the article ‘the’.
  • Use the comparative form of the adjective before the conjunction ‘than’.

1. Chennai is ………………. than Bangalore. (hot)

2. I earn ………………. money than you. (much)

3. This is …………… than that. (good)

4. Rajani is ………………. than her sister. (tall)

5. Avishkar is the ……………….. boy in the class. (smart)

6. Rani is ……………… than Rama. (pretty)

7. Mount Everest is the ……………… peak in the world. (high)

8. A fox is ………………. than a goat. (clever)

9. Raj is the ………………. of the four brothers. (tall)

10. This is the ………………. solution to the problem. (simple)

11. Ramya is the ……………… girl in the class. (quiet)

12. I am the ……………… man in the whole world. (unhappy)

Answers

1. Chennai is hotter than Bangalore.

2. I earn more money than you.

3. This is better than that.

4. Rajani is taller than her sister.

5. Avishkar is the smartest boy in the class.

6. Rani is prettier than Rama.

7. Mount Everest is the highest peak in the world.

8. A fox is cleverer than a goat.

9. Raj is the tallest of the four brothers.

10. This is the simplest solution to the problem.

11. Ramya is the quietest girl in the class.

12. I am the unhappiest man in the whole world.

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1 Response

  1. Tanvi says:

    Better questions for learing

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