comparative quiz

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    EXERCISE 11 Complete the sentences using the comparative forms of the adjectives or
    adverbs given In parentheses.
    1. Is there something special happening? The streets seem......................................today
    than usual, (crowded)
    2.You come to visit us very rarely. We want to see you.......................................... (often)
    3.You should try to find an........................... ............job than your present one;
    otherwise, you'll lose your health, (easy)
    4. She gave me clear directions, so I found her house much...................................than
    I expected, (easily)
    5. I thought driving on the highway was difficult, but it was even...................................
    to drive in the city centre, (difficult)
    6.Yesterday, our team played far.......................................than ever before, (badly)
    7.The other team was really bad, but ours was much...................................... ........ (bad)
    8.I'm sure you are capable of drawing.......................................pictures than this, (good)
    9.My favourite pop singer is Sezen Aksu. She sings a lot........................................ than
    all the others, (well)
    10. Stay a bit..................................away from the cables. I'm afraid you'll get
    electrocuted, (far)
    11. If you don't have any.....................................questions, I'll change the topic, (far)
    12.......................................money should be spent on arms, and.......................................
    on feeding the hungry, (little/much)
    13.We must speak a bit........................................so that we don't wake the baby, (quietly)
    14.Will you be a bit.......................................please? I'm trying to listen to the news
    bulletin, (quiet)
    15. Will you please wake me up at 6 tomorrow? I must be at work rather
    ....................................than usual, (early)
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    EXERCISE 12: Circle the correct one.
    1.She came much (later/lately) to the meeting than I did.
    2.She works much (harder/hardly) than you do.
    3.He speaks English a lot (well/better) than you do, but he is much (worse/badly) at
    grammar.
    4.Is your (elder/old) brother still at school?
    5.He is only thirty years old, but looks (older/elder).
    6.I think this hairstyle makes me seem (young/younger) than I really am.
    7.I think you can live more (cheap/cheaply) in rural areas than in big cities.
    8.I haven't seen him (late/lately). Have you?
    9.I'm afraid we have to accept his proposal. It's more (practical/practically) than
    yours.
    10.She has been taking piano lessons for (nearly/nearer) two years, but even I can play
    (well/better) than her.
    11.We have to get (further/farther) assistance to deal with the epidemic.
    12.We must use (newly/newer) machinery in the office in order to produce (well/better)
    work.
    13.I don't think the (newer/newly) purchased machines are (good/better) enough to
    keep up with our daily output.
    14.You should try a much (simpler/more simply) way to explain if you notice that the
    students are (confusing/confused).
    15.She (simply/more simply) wanted to be (****ful/****fully). Nothing else.
    EXERCISE 13: Complete the sentences using the "comparative + and + comparative"
    structure with the words In parentheses.
    Example: She is becoming more and more nervous as the exam draws nearer, (nervous)
    1. The fog is becoming...................................... .........We must look for somewhere to
    spend the night, (heavy)
    2.I felt rather lonely when I went to live in another country, and as the days passed, it
    became.............................................. ......to be away from my homeland, (unbearable)
    3.It was a bit cloudy when I got up in the morning, and I hoped it would clear up, but
    as the day went on, the weather got...................................... ................ (bad)
    4.The world is changing so rapidly that the generation gap between parents and
    children is getting.....................................'................ (big)
    5.With practice, driving in heavy traffic seemed to get................................. ...................
    (easy;
    6.As the planes landed one after another, the arrivals lounge became
    with passengers, (crowded)
    7.As technology advances, women seem to do....................... ..........................housework.
    (little)
    8. As he inspected the case more closely, it seemed to get............................ ..................
    (complicated)
    9.............................................. ...people are migrating to cities from rural areas in the
    hope of better living conditions, (many)
    10. Due to the heavy traffic, we seem to waste ............................... .............time going
    to and from work, (much)
    EXERCISE 14: Rewrite the sentences using "The + comparative......the + comparative........"
    structure.
    Example: As her son grew more self-confident, she became less worried about him.
    The more self-confident her son grew, the less worried she became about him.
    1. As I got to know him, I became more interested in his ideas.
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    2.As I carried the box further, it seemed to become heavier.
    3.As he worried increasingly about his problem, he became less capable of coping
    with it.
    4.As they went deeper into the forest, they felt more and more frightened.
    5.If we save more money now, we'll have more to spend on our summer holiday.
    6.As the waves got bigger, we derived more pleasure from surfing.
    7.How fast our business will expand depends on how hard we work.
    8.The number of teachers required increases as we get more and more students to
    enrol in our courses.
    EXERCISE 11
    l.more crowded 2.more often S.ea***r 4.more easily S.more difficult G.worse 7.worse S.better
    9.better lO.farther (further) 11.further 12.Less/more IS.more quietly 14.quieter IS.earlier
    EXERCISE 12
    1.later 2.harder S.better/worse 4.elder S.older 6.younger 7.cheaply S.lately 9-practical
    lO.nearly/better 11.further 12.newer/better IS.newly/good 14.simpler/confused 15. simply
    / ****ful
    EXERCISE 13
    1.heavier and heavier 2.more and more unbearable S.worse and worse 4.bigger and bigger S.ea***r
    and ea***r G.more and more crowded T.less and less S.more and more complicated 9.More and
    more lO.more and more
    EXERCISE 14
    l.The more I got to know him, the more interested I became in his ideas 2.The further I carried the
    box, the heavier it seemed to become S.The more he worried about his problem, the less capable he
    became of coping with it 4.The deeper they went into the forest, the more frightened they felt S.The
    more money we save now, the more we'll have to spend on our summer holiday 6.The bigger the
    waves got, the more pleasure we derived from surfing 7.The harder we work, the faster our business
    will expand S.The more students we get to enrol in our courses, the more teachers will be required:shy:Yasemin Başpınar

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