Class 7 English Grammar – Adjective | Practice Worksheet | NCERT Solution
English Grammar – What is Adjective?
The adjective is a word used with a noun or a pronoun to describe its type, place, number, or amount. It is a word that describes a noun or a pronoun.
Raju is a weak student. Here, weak is an adjective used to describe the quality of the noun.
A weak boy failed in the exam. Here, weak is an adjective used to describe the quality of the noun
On the basis of the above examples, we can say that
– In a first example, weak is used as a part of the predicate, so it is said to be used “predictively”
– In a second example, weak is used to describe the attribute of a noun, so it is used “attributively”
Kinds of Adjective
1 Adjective of quantity
It shows how much of anything is described. It describes how much of the noun is meant
– Rave did two exercises of maths.
– Planet Mars has two moons.
– Our cat lacy do not have any sense of privacy.
– She likes little sugar in the tea.
Some examples of the quantitative adjective are each, every, either, neither, some, no, enough, all, many, few, certain, several, one ( any cardinal number or ordinal number)
Adjective of quantity is further divided into
- Definitive- It shows an exact number like one, two, second and such
- Indefinite– It shows the quantity which is not an exact count, like all, no few etc.
- Distributive-it shows specific number out of the group. Like each, every, neither etc.
2. Numeral Adjective
It shows how many persons or things are described. It also shows the order of a noun.
- There are three boys in a play.
- All boys will win the debate.
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3. Quality Adjective
It shows the kind of quality of a person or a thing. It describes the attribute of a noun or pronoun.
- Ravi is an honest boy.
- Paul is a foolish boy.
Four more types of Adjectives are
Demonstrative adjective – Demonstrative adjective straight-away points out the person or thing concerned. The words “this, that, these, those” are called demonstratives.
i . Rajesh has bought that flat.
ii. The medical shop is at the end of this lane.
iii. I want to eat those apples.
iv. I don’t know who left these cakes.
Interrogative Adjective – Interrogative Adjectives are used with nouns to ask questions. These words are called interrogative determiners or interrogative adjectives.
i. Which colour is your new car?
ii. What color do you like?
iii. Whose pen is this?
iv. Whom did you meet yesterday?
Possessive adjectives – This Adjective expresses the state of possession or ownership of nouns. My, her, his, its, our, their, you because they are used with nouns and do the work of Adjectives. When placed before nouns function like adjectives; they qualify the noun directly.
i. My dog is always barking.
ii. Where is your book?
iii. Her brother is going to New York.
Participle adjective – This Adjective expresses the distributive state of nouns.
i. On either side of the roads there were trees.
ii. Every family has a pet dog in this flat.
iii. Neither of the two girls is telling the truth.
iv. Each boy in the class is a brilliant student,
Worksheet for practice
Find the adjective or adjectives that fit in each of the blanks best.
1.We visited the museum, where we saw ____________ artifacts.
a) A lot of
d) A room filled with
2. I received ______________ awards at the ceremony today.
a) The manager’s
c) Information about
d) Motivation at the
3. Please get me a bag of ____________ apples.
b) Ripe red
c) Oranges and
4. The president sat in a _______________ chair.
5. ________________ weather is the norm in San Francisco.
d) The best
- A –ancient
- B –two
- B –ripe red
- D –leather
- C – Foggy
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