Comparatives worksheet

Make meaningful sentences using the hints given in the brackets. An example is given below.

Silver is …………………….. gold. (precious)
Silver is not as precious as gold.

Exercise

1. Mount Everest is ……………… than K2. (high)

2. The sun is …………………….. than the moon. (hot)

3. The moon is ………………………. the sun. (hot)

4. Iron is …………………………. wood. (heavy)

5. Wood is ………………………… iron. (heavy)

6. Dogs are ……………………….. cats. (faithful)

7. Cats are …………………………. dogs. (faithful)

8. The sparrow is ………………………. the crow. (small)

9. The crow is …………………….. the sparrow. (small)

10. The elephant is …………………………. of the land animals. (big)

11. Samuel …………………………. boy in the class. (smart)

Answers

1. Mount Everest is higher than K2.

2. The sun is hotter than the moon.

3. The moon is not as hot as the sun.

4. Iron is heavier than wood.

5. Wood is not as heavy as iron.

6. Dogs are more faithful than cats.

7. Cats are not as faithful as dogs. / Cats are less faithful than dogs.

8. The sparrow is smaller than the crow.

9. The crow is not as small as the sparrow.

10. The elephant is the biggest of the land animals.

11. Samuel is smarter than any other boy in the class. / Samuel is the smartest boy in the class.

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Source: Grammar Update