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Grammar and StructureGRAMMAR & STRUCTURE — Exercises
Order of Adjectives

 
 

Answer the following questions to check your knowledge of order of adjectives.

Example

Choose the correct order of adjectives in the following sentence.
Jim invited that young beautiful woman to golf with him.
Jim invited that beautiful young woman to golf with him.

The correct answer is "Jim invited that beautiful young woman to golf with him."


1.

Choose the correct order of adjectives in the following sentence.

  This is a tasty, hot, Indian curry.
  This is a hot, tasty, Indian curry.
     
2.

Choose the correct order of adjectives in the following sentence.

  Rob wants to wear his expensive, brown, short, wool, Irish sweater tonight.
  Rob wants to wear his expensive, short, brown, Irish, wool sweater tonight.
     
3.

Choose the correct order of adjectives in the following sentence.

  Tomas reads history, Japanese, old, long, interesting novels.
  Tomas reads interesting, old, long, Japanese, history novels.
     
4.

Choose the correct order of adjectives in the following sentence.

  The waiter recommends the fruity, tiny, aged, white, goat cheese.
  The waiter recommends the tiny, fruity, aged, white, goat cheese.
     
5.

Choose the correct order of adjectives in the following sentence.

  My mother collects interesting, antique, ceramic, Spanish serving dishes.
  My mother collects interesting, antique, Spanish, ceramic, serving dishes.
     
6.

Choose the correct order of adjectives in the following sentence.

  Fiona studies piano with the small, grouchy, round, old, piano, Chinese teacher.
  Fiona studies piano with the grouchy, small, old, round, Chinese, piano teacher.
     
7.

Choose the correct order of adjectives in the following sentence.

  The baker bakes tasty, long, rectangular, Ukrainian, sugar, Christmas cookies.
  The baker bakes tasty, rectangular, long, Ukrainian, sugar, Christmas cookies.
     
8.

Choose the correct order of adjectives in the following sentence.

  Zelda drives an ugly, little, old, round, blue, Hungarian, delivery truck.
  Zelda drives an ugly, little, round, old, Hungarian, blue, delivery truck.
     
9.

Choose the correct order of adjectives in the following sentence.

  Avery rides a flashy, new, big, red, racing, French bike.
  Avery rides a flashy, big, new, red, French, racing bike.
     
10.

Choose the correct order of adjectives in the following sentence.

  Our family likes finding unique, ethnic, new restaurants.
  Our family likes finding unique, new, ethnic restaurants.