Interchange of Degree of Comparison

Interchange of Degree of Comparison

Interchange of Degree of Comparison

EXERCISE 7 (A)

Interchange of Degree of Comparison

Transform the following sentences by using the Positive Degree:

1. He is richer than I.

Positive – I am not so rich as he.

2. He runs faster than I.

Positive – I do not run so fast as he.

3. He is not stronger than you.

Positive – You are as strong as he.

4. Neeraj did not speak more friendly than his brother.

Positive – His brother spoke as friendly as Neeraj.

5. She is not less beautiful than Sri Devi.

Positive – She is at least as beautiful as Sri Devi.

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6. You are not the best of all the boys in the class.

Positive – Some other boys in the class are at least as good as you.

7. He is more polite than any other man I have ever seen.

Positive – I have never seen so polite a man as he.

8. Bagdadi in Iraq was the most dangerous terrorist I have ever heard.

Positive – I have never heard so dangerous a terrorist as Bagdadi in Iraq.

9. He finished the work better than I expected.

Positive – I did not expect him to finish the work so good.

10. He is more generous than we thought.

Positive – We didn’t think him to be so generous.

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Transformation of Sentences – Interchange of Degree of Comparison

11. It is easier to help a man with money than to help him earn money.

Positive – It is not so easy to help a man earn money as to help him with money.

12. Shakespeare was the greatest dramatist.

Positive – No other dramatist was so great as Shakespeare.

13. Rose is more beautiful than any other flower.

Positive – No other flower is so beautiful as Rose.

14. Chandigarh is one of the most beautiful cities in India.

Positive – Very few cities in India are as beautiful as Chandigarh.

15. Gandhiji was one of the greatest leaders of the world.

Positive – Very few leaders of the world are as great as Gandhiji.

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Transformation of Sentences – Interchange of Degree of Comparison Solved Exercise

EXERCISE 7 (B)

Interchange of Degree of Comparison

Transform the following sentences by using the Comparative Degree:

1. He is not so wise as you.

Comparative – You are wiser than he.

2. My brother does not weep so bitterly as this little girl.

Comparative – This little girl weeps more bitterly than my brother.

3. My grand father walks as fast as a youngman.

Comparative – A young man does not walk faster than my grand father.

4. A lion is not so dangerous as a tiger.

Comparative – A tiger is more dangerous than a lion.

5. He is at least as tall as I.

Comparative – I am not taller than he.

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6. I have never experienced so difficult a situation as it is.

Comparative – It is a more difficult situation than any other situation I have ever experienced.

7. Mother India is the best film I have ever seen.

Comparative – I have never seen better film than Mother India.

8. I did not expect him to be so polite.

Comparative – He is more polite than I expected.

9. I did not think him to be so wise.

Comparative – He was wiser than I thought.

10. I could not guess her to act so naturally.

Comparative – She acted more naturally than I could guess.

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11. Her younger brother is not so intelligent as she is.

Comparative – She is more intelligent than your younger brother.

12. Mt. Everest is the highest peak in the world.

Comparative – Mt. Everest is higher than any other peak.

13. No other state of India is as populous as U. P.

Comparative – U. P. is more populous than any other state of India.

14. Rita is one of the most intelligent girls in the class.

Comparative – Rita is more intelligent than many other girls in the class.

15. Very few boys in our locality are as good as he.

Comparative – He is better than many other boys in our locality.

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Transformation of Sentences – Interchange of Degree Solved Exercise

EXERCISE 7 (C)

Interchange of Degree of Comparison

Transform the following sentences by using Superlative Degree:

1. This tree is older than any other tree in the garden.

Superlative – This tree is the oldest tree in the garden.

2. I have never seen so beautiful a valley as Kashmir.

Superlative – Kashmir is the most beautiful valley I have ever seen.

3. Cotton clothes are more comfortable than any other garment I have ever used.

Superlative – Cotton clothes are the most comfortable garment I have ever used.

4. No other poet in Hindi is as great as Surdas.

Superlative – Surdas is the greatest poet in Hindi.

5. Kolkata is bigger than any other city in India.

Superlative – Kolkata is the biggest city in India.

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6. Very few Indian leaders were as great as Mahatma Gandhi.

Superlative – Mahatma Gandhi was one of the greatest Indian leaders.

7. Manali is colder than many other hill stations.

Superlative – Manali is one of the coldest hill stations.

8. No other holy book among the Hindus is as popular as the Ram Charit Manas.

Superlative – The Ram Charit Manas is the most popular holy book among the Hindus.

9. Very few women have been as courageous as Indira Gandhi.

Superlative – Indira Gandhi has been one of the most courageous women.

10. No other building attracts as many tourists as the Taj.

Superlative – The building of the Taj attracts the most tourists.

EXERCISE 7 (D)

Interchange of Degree of Comparison

Transform the following sentences by changing the Degree of Comparison as directed in the brackets:

1. No other book is as popular among the Hindus as the Ramayan.

Comparative – The Ramayan is more popular than any other book among the Hindus.

2. Iron is more useful than any other metal.

Superlative – Iron is the most useful metal.

3. Very few countries are as advanced as England.

Comparative – England is more advanced than many other countries.

4. He is one of the best boys in his class.

Positive – Very few boys in his class are as good as he.

5. Tulsidas was one of the greatest poets.

Positive – Very few poets were as great as Tulsidas.

Synthesis of Sentences – Compound Sentence

6. Honesty is the best policy.

Comparative – Honesty is better than any other policy.

7. Mumbai is the best seaport in India.

Positive – No other seaport in India is as good as Mumbai.

8. Mohan is fatter than any other boy.

Superlative – Mohan is the fattest boy.

9. Very few countries are as hot as Africa.

Superlative – Africa is one of the hottest countries.

10. The Taj is more beautiful than any other building in India.

Positive – No other building in India is as beautiful as the Taj.

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11. Bihar is hotter than Assam.

Positive – Assam is not so hot as Bihar.

12. India was one of the poorest countries in the world.

Positive – Very few countries in the world were as poor as India.

13. Kanpur is the biggest city in U.P.

Positive – No other city is so big as Kanpur in U. P.

14. Zaheer Khan bowls faster than any other bowler in the team.

Positive – No other bowler in the team bowls so fast as Zaheer Khan.

15. Rockets can fly faster than aeroplanes.

Positive – Aeroplanes can not fly so fast as rockets.

EXERCISE 7 (E)

Interchange of Degree of Comparison

Transform the following sentences by changing the Degree of Comparison as directed in the brackets:

1. Football is one of the most popular games.

Positive – Very few games are as popular as football.

2. Tagore is the greatest Bengali poet.

Positive – No other Bengali poet was as great as Tagore.

3. Her brother is not so intelligent as she.

Comparative – She is more intelligent than her brother.

4. Milk is more nourishing than any other food.

Positive – No other food is as nourishing as milk.

5. Hari is one of the best students of this school.

Positive – Very few students of this school are as good as Hari.

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6. Bangaluru is the cleanest of Indian towns.

Positive – No other Indian town is as clean as Bangaluru.

7. Ashoka was one of the greatest rulers.

Positive – No other rulers were as great as Ashoka.

8. No other building is as grand as the Taj.

Comparative – The Taj is grander than any other building

9. Mumbai is the best seaport in India.

Comparative – Mumbai is better than any other seaport in India.

10. Ashok was one of the greatest kings in the history of the world.

Comparative – Ashoka was greater than many other kings in the history of the world.

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