Numeral Adjectives Quiz

Level: Intermediate

In this numeral adjectives quiz you have to decide which type of numeral adjective the word in capitals is. 

Refer back to this types of adjective lesson before taking the quiz if you are unsure about the different types of numeral adjective. 

The types are:

  • Definite numeral adjectives (cardinal; ordinal; multiplicative)
  • Indefinite numeral adjectives 
  • Distributive numeral adjectives

Numeral Adjective Quiz

Instructions

Look at the word in capitals. What type of numeral adjective is it? The quiz also tests you on the types of definite numeral adjectives: ordinal, cardinal and multiplicative.

1. She was the FIRST person to arrive.
Definite
Indefinite
Distributive
Correct!
Wrong!

Definite numeral adjectives are used to show exact numbers.

2. The package weighed FIFTEEN kilograms.
Definite
Indefinite
Distributive
Correct!
Wrong!

Again, this is an exact number.

3. I'd like SOME vegetables with my meal, please.
Definite
Indefinite
Distributive
Correct!
Wrong!

Indefinite numeral adjectives are used to answer the question such as 'how many' and 'how much' but in a non-specific way.

4. I've got several guitars. Which ONE would you like to borrow?
Definite
Indefinite
Distributive
Correct!
Wrong!

Distributive adjectives are when groups of people or things (i.e. guitars in this case) are separated out into individual entities (here represented by the word 'one').

5. It's the THIRD time he's been late.
Ordinal Numeral Adjective
Cardinal Numeral Adjective
Multiplicative Numeral Adjective
Correct!
Wrong!

These are the three types of definite numeral adjective. Ordinal adjectives describe the order of something.

6. I phoned him SEVERAL times but he didn't pick up the phone.
Definite
Indefinite
Distributive
Correct!
Wrong!

Indefinite numeral adjectives are used to answer the questions such as 'how many' and 'how much' but in a non-specific way.

7. There has been a FOURFOLD increase in the number of people visiting the museum.
Cardinal Numeral Adjective
Ordinal Numeral Adjective
Multiplicative Numeral Adjective
Correct!
Wrong!

Multiplicative adjectives denote how many fold, as in single, double, triple, etc.

8. EVERY person with a winning ticket has been notified.
Definite
Indefinite
Distributive
Correct!
Wrong!

Distributive adjectives are when groups of people or things (i.e. all the people) are separated out into individual entities (every person).

9. He took FORTY pounds out of his wallet.
Cardinal Numeral Adjective
Ordinal Numeral Adjective
Multiplicative Numeral Adjective
Correct!
Wrong!

Cardinals are the numbers one, two, three, four, etc.

10. EACH student must submit at least one 2000 word essay this term.
Definite
Indefinite
Distributive
Correct!
Wrong!

Distributive adjectives are when groups of people or things (i.e. all the students) are separated out into individual entities (each of them).


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