CBSE Class 10 English Assignment - Comparatives

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CBSE Class 10 English Assignment - Comparatives. Students are advised to refer to the attached assignments and practice them regularly. This will help them to identify their weak areas and will help them to score better in examination. Parents should download and give the assignments to their children for practice.

COMPARATIVES

Adjectives can be compared in different ways. Look at the following examples: Ram is tall.

(Positive Degree)

Ram is taller than Shyam. (Comparative Degree)

Ram is the tallest boy in the class. (Superlative Degree)

The positive degree of an adjective is the adjective in its simplest form. It is used to denote mere

existence of some quality of what we speak about.

The comparative degree of an adjective denotes a higher degree of quality than the positive and

is used when two things or sets of things are compared.

The superlative degree of an adjective denotes the highest degree of quality and is used when more

than two things or sets of things are compared.

Some adverbs, like adjectives, too have three degree of comparison. They are the

adverbs of manner, degree and time.

Gita runs fast.

Gita runs faster than Sita. ( Manner) Gita runs the

fastest of all.

He writes beautifully.

He writes more beautifully than his friends. ( Degree) His

handwriting is the most beautiful of all.

He came early.

He came earlier than others. ( Time) He came the

earliest of all.

Common errors:

He is superior/inferior than me. (Incorrect) He is

superior/ inferior to me. (correct)

I prefer tea than coffee. (incorrect)

I prefer tea to coffee. (Correct)

I am feeling more better than yesterday. (Incorrect) I am feeling

better than yesterday. (Correct)

Ram is tallest by in the class. (Incorrect) Ram is the

tallest boy in the class. (Correct)

Solved Example

1. Fill in the blanks with the appropriate word to complete the sentences. (a) However

…………………………………….. this typewriter is, I won’t buy it.

(b) She economizes………………………she can. Yet she cannot make ends meet.

(c) He may get a deal of salary. Nevertheless, he will not work any harder.

(d) He may be………………………..person on the earth but he will fail to lift that iron box.

(e) The……………………………..boy runs very quickly. Yet he always fail to catch the bus.

(f) The sea may be a …………………………distance away. Yet those animals always reach

it.

Ans. (a) cheap (b) as much as (c) great (d) the strongest (e)small (f) long

Practice Question

1. Fill the blanks with the appropriate word to complete the sentences.

(a) What I have discovered so far in my life, is that sleep is

the…………………………………………...thing in the world.

(b) The………………………..we think, the ……………………………confused we get.

(c) She is ……………………….. a rose.

2. Fill the blanks with the appropriate word to complete the sentences. (a) Only a

few cities in the world are ……………………..Kolkata.

(b) Some girls in her class are………………………. Than Radha.

(c) Kolkata University is …………………………all the other universities in India.

3. Fill the blanks with the appropriate word to complete the sentences. (a)

His house is……………………….. from my house that from yours.

(b) No. ……………………………….news is there regarding the bomb blasts.

(c) I have two sons, Ayushman an Mridul. The Former is an MBA and the

………………………………………..is a doctor.

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