Modifying Adjectives and Adverbs Exercise at Auto-English

Modifying Adjectives and Adverbs Exercise at Auto-English

1 Fill the gaps with far, just about, nearly or slightly.

1 The sequel wasn't ___________ as good as the original.
2 My new printer is only ___________ faster than my old one.
3 ___________ more people turned up at the demonstration than expected. It was amazing.
4 This is ___________  the most delicious paella I've ever tasted.
5 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea  is ___________  the best adventure film ever made.
6 Your internet connection is ___________ faster than mine.
7 The weather is ___________ better than yesterday but not much.
8 This Mexican restaurant isn't ___________ as expensive as the other one we went to.
9 Clare isn't ___________ as obnoxious as Ophelia.
10 Mmmm. That was by ___________ the best pizza I've had in ages.
11 This flight is ___________ quicker than the other one and it's only slightly more expensive.
12 Wow. That was ___________  the best firework display I've ever seen in my life.

2 Fill the gaps with bit, easily, much or quite.

1 Daniel is ___________ the worst driver out of all my friends.
2 Bangkok was a ___________ cooler than I expected.
3 The Third Man is ___________ the coolest film ever made.
4 The exam wasn't ___________ as difficult as I thought it would be.
5 People in London are ___________ friendlier than they used to be.
6 That shop's ___________ the best place to find bargain price DVD's.
7 Clive was ___________ fatter than I remembered.
8 The party wasn't ___________ as good as it should have been.
9 The situation was a ___________ embarrassing, really.
10 The concert wasn't ___________ as good as the previous one they held.


Written by Bob Wilson ©Robert Clifford McNair Wilson 2005