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Lesson Worksheet: “Few” and “Little” English

In this worksheet, we will practise using “few” and “little” to talk about books and reading.

Q1:

Which part of speech is underlined in the example below?

There was little water in the lake because it was a very hot summer.

  • AQuantifier (simple form)
  • BQuantifier (comparative form)
  • CQuantifier (superlative form)
  • DUncountable noun
  • ECountable noun

Q2:

Which noun follows a superlative quantifier?

He wanted an easy story, so out of the few books I own, he chose the adventure novel with the fewest pages.

  • ABooks
  • BStory
  • CPages
  • DAdventure
  • ENovel

Q3:

Which of the following uses the superlative form of a quantifier with an uncountable noun?

  • AThe book with the fewest pages is the cheapest.
  • BI have little money to buy books because I am saving for my holiday.
  • CI think I would like to buy a book with fewer pages.
  • DI have less money than my sister, so I can’t buy an expensive book today.
  • EI bought the book that cost the least money because I am saving for my holiday.

Q4:

Which of the following has a mistake?

  • AIt is unusual that the students had less interest in the adventure novel than in the historical novel.
  • BIt is unusual that the adventure book had the fewest number of votes.
  • CIt is unusual that there was little interest in the adventure novel.
  • DIt is unusual that few students chose the historical novel than the adventure book.
  • EIt is unusual that fewer students chose the historical novel than the adventure book.

Q5:

Which of the following has a mistake?

  • AI want to write about the books I have read, but I have written very fewest reviews so far.
  • BI want to write about the books I have read, but I have written fewer reviews than I have read books.
  • CI want to write about the books I have read, but I have written very few reviews so far.
  • DI want to write about the books I have read, but I have written very little so far.
  • EI want to write about the books I have read, but I have written less than I wanted to.

Q6:

Fill in the blank with the correct noun:

Although he has written 5 novels about the theatre, he has written few .

  • Aplay
  • Bmystery
  • Cadventure
  • Dhistorical story
  • Eplays

Q7:

Fill in the blank with the correct noun:

I read yesterday that the Atacama Desert in South America is the place on Earth with the least .

  • Awomen
  • Brain
  • Ctourists
  • Dtrees
  • Epeople

Q8:

Fill in the blanks: I encourage my children to play video games, read more books, and eat unhealthy food.

  • Athe least, less
  • Bless, fewer
  • Cfewer, few
  • Dfewer, less
  • Eless, less

Q9:

Fill in the blank: There were in the magazine that I found interesting.

  • Afew opinion
  • Bless opinions
  • Cfew facts
  • Dless facts
  • Elittle fact

Q10:

Which noun follows a simple quantifier?

Most students have little interest in books, and parents say that they have less time to read stories with their children nowadays.

  • AParents
  • BStories
  • CBooks
  • DInterest
  • ETime

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