English Grammar Exercises for A1 – Superlatives

1. Complete the forms of transport. Use a, e, i, o and u.

1   b__s

2   c__r

3   c__ch

4   m__t__r  b__k__

5   pl__n__

6   sh__p

7   t__x__

8   tr__n

9   tr__m

10 __nd__rgr__nd

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1 bus   2 car   3 coach   4 motorbike   5 plane   6 ship

7 taxi   8 train   9 tram   10 underground

2. Write the superlative form of the adjectives.

1   warm   ________

2   noisy   ________

3   wide   ________

4   big   ________

5   exciting   ________

6   bad   ________

7   talented   ________

8   easy   ________

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1 the warmest   2 the noisiest   3 the widest   4 the biggest

5 the most exciting   6 the worst   7 the most talented   8 the easiest

3. Complete the sentences. Use the superlative form of the adjectives in brackets.

1 Planes are ________ (quick) form of transport.

2 Is chicken ________ (healthy) type of meat?

3 Which are ________, (comfortable) trams, trains or buses?

4 I think Saturday is ________ (good) day of the week.

5 Judy is often ________ (hot) month of the year.

6 London isn’t ________ (safe) city in the UK.

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1 the quickest   2 the healthiest   3 the most comfortable

4 the best   5 the hottest   6 the safest

4. Put the words in the correct order to make sentences.

river / is / The Amazon / the / in the world. / longest

 ________.

from the sun. / furthest / Neptune / planet / is / the

 ________.

friendliest / Who / in the class? / girl / is / the

 ________.

animals / Chimpanzees / in the world. / are / most intelligent / the

 ________.

the / exams / worst. / are / maths / In opinion,

     ________.

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1 The Amazon is the longest river in the world.

2 Neptune is the furthest planet from the sun.

Who is the friendliest girl in the class?

Chimpanzees are the most intelligent animals in the world.

In opinion, maths exams are the worst.

5. Underline the mistakes. Rewrite the sentences correctly.

Josh is the taller boy in the class. ✗

 ________.

Zurich is most expensive city in Europe. ✗

 ________.

The Pacific is the most largest ocean in the world. ✗

 ________.

James’s exam results are the goodest in the class. ✗

 ________.

The farest I travelled last year was to New York. ✗

     ________.

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1 Josh is the tallest boy in the class.

2 Zurich is the most expensive city in Europe.

3 The Pacific is the largest ocean in the world.

4 James’s exam results are the best in the class.

5 The furthest I travelled last year was to New York.

6. Look at the table. Write sentences with comparative and superlative adjectives.

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1   (big)   Mexico City is bigger than New York, but Tokyo is the biggest.

2   (small)   ________

3   (wet)   ________

4   (dry)   ________

5   (cheap)   ________

6   (expensive)   ________

7   (hot)   ________

8   (cold)   ________

9   (clean)   ________

10 (polluted)   ________

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2 Mexico City is smaller than Tokyo, but New York is the smallest.

3 New York is wetter than Mexico City, but Tokyo is the wettest.

4 New York is drier than Tokyo, but Mexico City is the driest.

5 Tokyo is cheaper than New York, but Mexico City is the cheapest.

6 Tokyo is more expensive than Mexico City, but New York is the most expensive.

7 Mexico City is hotter than New York, but Tokyo is the hottest.

8 Tokyo is colder than Mexico City, but New York is the coldest.

9 New York is cleaner than Mexico City, but Tokyo is the cleanest.

10 New York is more polluted than Tokyo, but Mexico City is the most polluted.

7. Complete the sentences with the superlative form of the adjectives in brackets.

Brazil is ________ (big) country in South America.

Mont Blanc is ________ (high) mountain in the Alps.

The Nile is ________ (long) river in Africa.

New Zealand is ________ (far) country from the UK.

The underground is ________ (good) way to get around London.

Physics is ________ (easy) subject for me.

Iceland is ________ (safe) country in the world.

Oxford and Cambridge are ________ (old) universities in the UK.

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1 the biggest   2 the highest   3 the longest

4 the furthest   5 the best   6 the easiest   7 the safest

8 the oldest