Superlatives are used to compare a person or thing with every other person or thing in the same group.

For 1 syllable adjectives: the + adjective –est

He is the tallest member of his family.

For 2 or more syllable adjectives: the + most + adjective (to show the opposite use least instead of most before the adjective)

This ring is the most expensive ring in the store.

For adjectives ending in y: drop the y and use the + adjective –iest

She is the funniest person here.

There are exceptions – good (best), bad (worst), far (furthest/farthest), etc.

Superlative questions

  1. What’s the largest structure you’ve ever seen?
  2. What’s the most delicious meal you’ve ever eaten?
  3. What’s the most amazing hotel you’ve stayed at?
  4. Who is your best friend? Why are they your best friend?
  5. What’s the worst recent movie?
  6. What’s the most exciting thing you’ve ever done?
  7. What’s the most popular tourist attraction in your country?
  8. What’s the saddest book you’ve ever read?
  9. What’s the most inspirational book you’ve ever read?
  10. Where is the best place to go to think?
  11. When was the most exciting period of your life?
  12. Who is the happiest person you know?
  13. What’s the most addictive game you’ve ever played?
  14. Where is the worst place in your country to live? How about the best place to live?
  15. What’s the greatest TV series you’ve watched?
  16. What’s the weirdest movie you have ever seen?
  17. What’s the strangest restaurant or bar you’ve been to?