Exercise 1

Exercise 1

In this activity you need to choose the appropriate comparative adjective to complete the sentences below.
1. The data shows that Brisbane is the third –––––––––––––city in Australia.
a. Largest
b. Better
c. Busier

2. Researchers are claiming that pollution levels are–––––––––––than in previous years.
a. Lower
b. Less serious
c. Largest

3. The streets in Perth are–––––––––– now than they were in year 2017.
a. Harder
b. Highest
c. Busier

4. London has the –––––––- –income per capita of the five cities compared in the graph.
a. Lowest
b. Better
c. Most profitable
5. Though it is an inferior product, market research indicates that it is still –––––––––––than the Zara brand.
a. Lowest
b. Better
c. Largest

6. Studying for the mathematics exam was –––––––––––than for any of the other subjects.
a. Busier
b. Less serious
c. Harder

7. The return on their investment was significant, and, in comparison to the other three firms, was the––––––––––––––.
a. Most profitable
b. Least experienced
c. Lowest

8. Surprisingly, it was the ––––––––––––athlete who completed the marathon first.
a. Largest
b. Highest
c. Least experienced

9. There are several models available on the market but the latest is designed for the –––––––consumer because of its complexity.
a. More serious
b. Busier
c. Better

10. Of course you really ––––––––––to apply lots of sunscreen on exposed skin.
a. Ought
b. Can
c. Should

ANSWERS

1) Largest
2) Lower
3) Busier
4) Lowest
5) Better
6) Harder
7) Most profitable
8) Least experienced
9) More serious
10) Ought