Comparison in questions Exercises in Latvian language

In learning the Latvian language, mastering the art of comparison in questions is essential for effective communication. Comparison in questions allows speakers to inquire about differences and similarities between objects, people, and experiences. By understanding how to form these questions correctly, learners can express curiosity, make informed choices, and engage in more nuanced conversations. For instance, knowing how to ask "Which city is larger, Rīga or Liepāja?" or "Is this book more interesting than the previous one?" enhances both comprehension and expression in everyday interactions. Latvian uses specific structures and vocabulary to form comparative questions, which may differ significantly from English. This section will guide you through the rules and nuances of constructing comparative questions in Latvian. You will learn about the use of comparative adjectives and adverbs, as well as the syntactical arrangement required to pose questions effectively. Through a series of grammar exercises, you will practice creating and understanding these questions, gradually building your confidence and proficiency in using them in real-life situations. Whether you are a beginner or looking to refine your skills, these exercises will provide a solid foundation for mastering comparison in questions.

Exercise 1

<p>1. Kurš ceļojums bija *interesantāks* par pēdējo? (comparative form of "interesting").</p> <p>2. Kura grāmata ir *interesantāka* - šī vai tā? (comparative form of "interesting").</p> <p>3. Vai šī māja ir *lielāka* nekā mūsu iepriekšējā? (comparative form of "big").</p> <p>4. Kura pilsēta ir *lielāka* - Rīga vai Ventspils? (comparative form of "big").</p> <p>5. Kurš darbs ir *grūtāks* - matemātika vai latviešu valoda? (comparative form of "difficult").</p> <p>6. Kurš ēdiens ir *garšīgāks* - pica vai suši? (comparative form of "tasty").</p> <p>7. Vai šis tests bija *vieglāks* nekā iepriekšējais? (comparative form of "easy").</p> <p>8. Kura filma bija *garāka* - pirmā vai otrā? (comparative form of "long").</p> <p>9. Vai šis ceļojums bija *dārgāks* nekā pagājušajā gadā? (comparative form of "expensive").</p> <p>10. Kurš sporta veids ir *populārāks* - futbols vai basketbols? (comparative form of "popular").</p>
 

Exercise 2

<p>1. Kurš no jums ir *vecāks*? (older)</p> <p>2. Kura pilsēta ir *lielāka* - Rīga vai Daugavpils? (bigger)</p> <p>3. Kurš no šiem dzīvniekiem ir *ātrāks*? (faster)</p> <p>4. Vai šī kleita ir *dārgāka* nekā tā? (more expensive)</p> <p>5. Kurš students ir *gudrāks*? (smarter)</p> <p>6. Vai šis ceļojums ir *garāks* nekā iepriekšējais? (longer)</p> <p>7. Vai šis uzdevums ir *grūtāks* par iepriekšējo? (harder)</p> <p>8. Kurš vīns ir *garšīgāks*? (tastier)</p> <p>9. Vai tavs jaunais telefons ir *labāks* par veco? (better)</p> <p>10. Kurš koks ir *augstāks*? (taller)</p>
 

Exercise 3

<p>1. Kurš ir *augstāks*, Jānis vai Pēteris? (adjective for height)</p> <p>2. Kura maize ir *garšīgāka*, rudzu vai kviešu? (adjective for taste)</p> <p>3. Vai tavs suns ir *lielāks* nekā mans? (adjective for size)</p> <p>4. Kura filma ir *interesantāka*, šī vai tā? (adjective for interest)</p> <p>5. Kura pilsēta ir *skaistāka*, Rīga vai Jūrmala? (adjective for beauty)</p> <p>6. Kurš ceļš ir *īsāks* līdz jūrai, pa kreisi vai pa labi? (adjective for length)</p> <p>7. Vai šis uzdevums ir *vieglāks* nekā iepriekšējais? (adjective for difficulty)</p> <p>8. Kura grāmata ir *biezāka*, šī vai tā? (adjective for thickness)</p> <p>9. Vai šis auto ir *ātrāks* nekā tavs? (adjective for speed)</p> <p>10. Kura kleita ir *dārgāka*, sarkanā vai zilā? (adjective for price)</p>
 

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