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Wednesday, April 13, 2016

FARTHER AND FURTHER EXERCISE


FARTHER AND FURTHER EXERCISE

Notes
Both further and farther can be used to talk about distance.
Further can also mean ‘additional’.
1. Delhi is ………………………. away than Mumbai.
a) further
b) farther
c) Either could be used here
2. If you need …………………. information, please contact our support team.
a) farther
b) further
c) Either could be used here
3. It wasn’t year 1995 – it was ………………….. back than that.
a) farther
b) further
c) Either could be used here
4. Jaipur is …………………. away than Mumbai.
a) farther
b) further
c) Either could be used here
5. James threw the ball ……………….. than Peter.
a) farther
b) further
c) Either could be used here
6. The fog was so thick that I couldn’t see ……………….. than a few inches.
a) farther
b) further
c) Either could be used here
7. It is 20 kilometers or …………………… from here.
a) farther
b) further
c) Either could be used here
8. I don’t want to go any …………………… today.
a) farther
b) further
c) Either could be used here
9. We can’t expect any ………………….. help from them.
a) farther
b) further
c) Either could be used here

Answers

1. Delhi is farther/further away than Mumbai.
2. If you need further information, please contact our support team.
3. It wasn’t year 1995 – it was further back than that.
4. Jaipur is further/farther away than Mumbai.
5. James threw the ball farther/further than Peter.
6. The fog was so thick that I couldn’t see farther / further than a few inches.
7. It is 20 kilometers or farther/further from here.
8. I don’t want to go any further / farther today.
9. We can’t expect any further help from them.