This is an ESL GAME designed to practise comparatives and superlatives. In fact, it is a quiz which contains a lot of questions related to GENERAL CULTURE, SCIENCE; GEOGRAPHY; HISTORY, etc. You can use it to play with your whole class. Yo can divide your class in two teams and play this wonderfull and engaging game! :-)
Text of ESL EFL RESOURCES GAMES QUIZ TIME COMPARATIVES AND SUPERLATIVES
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2. $100 SPAIN IS SMALLER THAN FRANCE. TRUE. SPAIN IS 505,000 SQUARE KILOMETRES AND FRANCE IS 544,000. 3. The river Amazon os longer than the river Nile. $200 False. The Amazon is about 6.400 km long and the Nile is about 6,670 km long. 4. Oxford University is older than Cambridge University press. $300 TRUE. Oxford University was founded in 1170 and Cambridge 40 years later. 5. The English Alphabet is shorter than the Arabic alphabet. $400 TRUE. There are 26 letters in the English Alphabet and 28 in the Arabic alphabet. 6. K2 is more dangerous to Climb than Mount Everest. $100 TRUE. 40% OF CLIMBERS WHO GET TO THE TOP OF K2 DIE, BUT ONLY 9% OF CLIMBERS OF EVEREST DIE. 7. A gigabyte is larger than a megabyte. $200 TRUE. A megabyte is 1,000, but a gigabyte is 1,000megabytes. 8. The Sahara Desert is drier than the Atacama desert. $300 False. Sahara Desert average rainfall= 25mm; Atacama Desert average rainfall= 0.1 mm. 9. New Zealand is further south than Australia. $400 TRUE. Its 2,000 km south- east of Australia. 10. The Pyramids in Egypt are older than the Parthenon in Greece. $100 True. The Pyramids are about 500 years old and the Parthenon is about 2,500 years old. 11. The First World War was shorter than the Second World War $200 TRUE. The 1st WW lasted 4 years (1914-1918), the 2nd WW lasted 6 years (1939-1945) 12. The mountains on earth are higher than the mountains on Mars. $300 False. Olympus Mons on Mars is 25 km high; Everest is about 8 km high. 13. China is bigger than Canada. $400 FALSE. Canada is 10,000,000 square metres; China is about 9,600,000 square metres. 14. $100 In the UK coffee is now more popular than tea. False. On average, the British drink 165,000,000 cups of tea a day than and 70,000,000 cups of coffe. 15. It is better to do exercise in the morning than in the afternoon. $200 False. In the afternoon between 4 and 5 p.m. the body temperature is at its maximum, which means it is the perfect time to exercise. 16. The Earth is hotter than the moon. $300 FALSE. The average temperature of the moon is about 123 degrees Celsius during the day; the average temperature of the earth is 13-17 degrees Celsius. 17. The Mediterranean Sea warmer than the Red Sea. $400 FALSE. Mediterranean average temperature = 24-26; Red Sea average = 26-30 degrees Celsius. 18. Kilimanjaro is higher than the Everest. $100 False. 19. A peregrine falcon is faster than a cheetah. $200 TRUE. The falcon 389 km/h during its high speed dive hunting. The cheetah 112/ 120 km/h, The sailfish 96 km/ h in water. 20. The brown grizzle bear is larger than the polar bear. $300 False. The Polar bear is larger than the Grizzle Bear. 21. New Zealand is further south than Australia. $400 True.