Exercise 2

Exercise 2

Complete the gap in the summary below of this graph using a comparative or superlative form of the words in brackets.

The chart compares how well students fared in various subjects in 2018 and 2019.

At just over 80% in 2019 and 70% in 2018, average pass  rates among science students were by far 1.                               (high), while 2.                        (high) scores in 2019 were in English. On the other hand, students studying social studies had 3.                         (less) pass rates in both years.

Looking closely at the percentage change between the two years, this was clearly  4.                         (marked) for those studying.  Pass rates in Mathematics, Hindi and English   were considerably 5.                             (low) in 2018 than in 2019, which means that 6.                                (great) level of improvement took place in these subjects. Meanwhile, French experienced 7.                                (stable) pass rates. Overall, students in 2018 did consistently 8.                          (good) than their counterparts in 2019. Although there were significant differences among the subject areas in both areas.


1) High
2) Higher
3) Lesser
4) Marked
5) Lower
6) Great
7) Stable
8) Better