Superlative Form: Definition & Examples


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The superlative form is used to _____

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1. 'John is the most handsome boy in the class' is an example of the superlative form of _____.

2. For adjectives with one or two syllables and one-syllable adverbs, the superlative is formed by adding the ending _____ to the word.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions in these assessment tools focus on topics that include the rules for placing superlatives, how to use superlatives and different superlative forms.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz tests what you know on:

  • Grammar
  • Superlative form
  • Irregular superlatives

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - use understanding of what superlative form is used for
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding how to form certain superlatives and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding irregular superlatives
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about examples of superlative form

Additional Learning

To further understand the concepts covered in this quiz and worksheet, please take a look at the lesson called Superlative Form: Definition & Examples. In this lesson, you'll have access to information that will help you:

  • Understand the superlative form
  • Identify and interpret examples of superlative form
  • Know irregular superlatives