Using Worse vs Worst


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What part of speech are the words ''worse'' and ''worst''?

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1. What word often follows ''worse'' in a sentence?


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This homework is _____ than the assignment Mr. Clark gave us yesterday.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In order to use proper grammar, you should know when to use the words 'worse' and 'worst'. Using this quiz/worksheet combo, you'll be assessed on your understanding of the part(s) of speech that the words are and the word that typically follows 'worse'.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you will be tested on:

  • Correctly filling these words into example sentences
  • The part(s) of speech that the words 'worse' and 'worst' are
  • The word that typically follows 'worse'
  • Which of these words is a superlative

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding when to use 'worse' and 'worst'
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about which of these words is a superlative
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to complete examples by filling the correct word choice into a sentence

Additional Learning

To understand more about these grammar rules, work through the lesson titled Using Worse vs Worst. This lesson focuses on the following objectives:

  • Learn more about the term 'comparative' when used with other parts of speech
  • Explore how the word 'worse' is used through different examples
  • Know the proper way to use the word 'worst'