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GRAMMAR & STRUCTURE — Exercises
Adjectives

 
 

Answer the following questions to check your knowledge of adjectives. Identify the adjective(s) in the following sentences.

 
 
1. She speaks quietly in perfect English.
  quietly
  perfect
  English
     
2. Judy was feeling quite sick last week.
  quite
  sick
  last
     
3. Being president is a very exhausting job.
  Being
  very
  exhausting
     
4. Sally looked everywhere for her lost dog, but she couldn't find it.
  everywhere
  for
  lost
     
5. The doctor told the tired patient to get some more exercise.
  tired
  some
  more
     
6. Which sentence has the correct adjective word order?
  When I was a little girl, I always wanted a beautiful, big, Newfoundland, black dog.
  When I was a little girl, I always wanted a beautiful, big, black, Newfoundland dog.
     
7. Which sentence has the correct adjective word order?
  I love tasty, white, Spanish onions.
  I love white, tasty, Spanish onions.
     
8. Which sentence has the correct adjective word order?
  The eighteenth-century black marble writing desk used to belong to my grandmother.
  The eighteenth-century writing black marble desk used to belong to my grandmother.
     
9. Which sentence has the correct adjective word order?
  The asleep child is on the comfortable big bed.
  The child is asleep on the comfortable big bed.
     
10. Which sentence has the correct adjective word order?
  The sleeping child is on his parents' new red leather couch.
  The child is sleeping on his parents' new leather red couch.