The possibilities for creating, using, and completing adjective quizzes are infinite. You can use quizzes to get better at your adjective spelling skills, or you can increase your knowledge of adjective grammar rules. Another helpful (and fun!) quiz is to test knowledge of the meanings of certain adjectives. Some quizzes focus on only one of these areas, and some include a little of each area in one quiz.
If you are concerned about spelling abilities when it comes to spelling adjectives, create a spelling quiz. For each question, have three spellings of each adjective. For example, the quiz could focus on the correct spelling of “fancyest,” “fanciest,” or “fancest.”
Students can check their answers using YourDictionary – our online dictionaries make it easy and quick to look up words and learn their correct spelling.
Check out the printable Adjective Quiz above for some questions on adjective spelling. Answers: 1. fanciest; 2. lovely; 3. excellent; 4. angry; 5. awful; 6. dizzy; 7. fragile; 8. naughty; 9. terrible; 10. zealous
A quiz is an excellent way to test whether the adjective is being used correctly. For example, the quiz can check if the adjective is modifying the correct word or if it is placed too far away from the noun it is modifying.
The printable Adjective Quiz above has several questions that will help the grammatical understanding of adjectives. Some questions check whether the adjective is being used correctly in the sentence. Other questions ask for a blank to be filled with an appropriate adjective or for the adjectives in a paragraph to be circled. Answers:
A. 1. b; 2. b; 3. a; 4. b; 5. a
B. 1. blue, white [adjectives] ribbons [noun] y 2. short, funny [adjective] movie [noun] 3. easy to read [adjective] book [noun] 4. harmful [adjective] deer [noun] 5. nervous [adjective] she [pronoun]
C. 1. red, busy; 2. not comfortable; 3. favorite; 4. new, red, white and blue; 5. late
Another way to use quizzes that are related to adjectives is to take quizzes that test your knowledge of the meanings of adjectives. Many people use common adjectives in their daily lives, but when asked the actual definition of the adjective, they are stumped.
It can be difficult to pin down exactly what an adjective means unless you study definitions and make an effort to learn the real meanings of adjectives. By making quizzes for yourself or for a struggling student that force the quiz-taker to learn the definitions of tricky adjectives, you or the student can quickly boost your vocabulary knowledge. For a start on developing your own quiz, check out the printable quiz provided above. Answers: 1. sorry; 2. angry; 3. lively; 4. high; 5. nervous
Making quizzes can often be even easier than taking them, since there are so many options for when it comes to designing and constructing an adjective quiz. By testing your adjective vocabulary or quizzing your understanding of the spelling and grammar of adjectives, you will learn more about adjectives and grow as a writer and public speaker.
As you become more familiar with adjectives, their uses, and their meanings, you will become a more precise speaker and will develop your ability to effectively describe things for other people. Your adjective vocabulary will increase exponentially.
YourDictionary has created a sample Adjective Quiz with questions that cover all three types of adjective quizzes - spelling, grammar and definitions. For more ideas, consider constructing your quiz by starting with one or more of YourDictionary's adjective worksheets to use as the questions for your adjective quiz.