Quantitative Adjectives Definition and Examples Have you ever described how much of something you have or how many things there are? If you have, then you have used a quantitative adjective! Let's learn more about quantitative adjectives.
A quantitative adjective is a word that describes how much or how many of something there is.
[ Quantitative adjectives are words used to describe the quantity or amount of something. These adjectives provide information on how many or how much of a noun there is. ]
Examples: Five students are absent today. (five is a quantitative adjective describing the number of absent students.) She ate some rice for lunch. (some is a quantitative adjective describing the amount of rice consumed.) The teacher gave each student a worksheet. (each is a quantitative adjective describing the number of worksheets given to each student.) Some more example if you say "I have two pencil," "two" is a quantitative adjective because it describes the amount of pencil you have.
Identifying Quantitative Adjectives
To identify a quantitative adjective, you can look for words that describe a number or an amount.
Quantitative adjectives can be identified by looking for words that describe the amount or quantity of a noun. Here are some examples of quantitative adjectives: - one - two - many - few - several - enough - some - all - half, enough, more etc.
Quantitative Adjectives Worksheet
Let's practice identifying quantitative adjectives with this worksheet:
1. Fill in the blank with the correct quantitative adjective: a) There were children at the park. (many, nice, blue) b) I have time to finish my homework. (a lot of, round, quiet) c) She drank water after her run. (some, green, heavy) 2. Circle the quantitative adjective in each sentence: a) The store had enough apples for everyone. b) They only had a few dollars left in their wallet. c) Many people attended the concert last night. 3. Choose the correct quantitative adjective to complete the sentence: a) of the students passed the test. (all, round, noisy) b) I need to buy bananas at the grocery store. (a few, tall, fast) c) She has friends in her class. (several, red, happy) d) We didn't have time to finish the game. (enough, square, sweet) e) The party had guests. (many, kind, soft) 4. Write three sentences using a different quantitative adjective in each sentence. Answers: 1. many, a lot of, some 2. enough, few, many 3. all, a few, several, enough, many 4. - There are only a few apples left on the tree. - She received several awards for her hard work. - We need more chairs for the party.
are words that describe the quantity or amount of a noun. They answer the questions "how much?" or "how many?" and can be used to make comparisons between different nouns. It is important to identify quantitative adjectives in sentences to understand their meaning better. We hope that this article and worksheet have helped you understand quantitative adjectives better. Remember to practice identifying quantitative adjectives in sentences to improve your language skills. Thank you for reading, and we wish you the best in your language learning journey!