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How Many, What Kind

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Adjectives can help describe nouns by telling how many of or what kind of
something they are.
Example:
After drinking a power shake, I feel like I could run ten miles.
The adjective power tells what kind of shake it is. The adjective ten tells the
number of miles the speaker thinks he or she can run.

Write whether the underlined adjective tells how many or what kind.
(1)

Only two gallons of green paint


remain in the closet.

(4)

I want to buy a new pair of dancing


shoes this week.

(2)

A few adventurers entered the secret


cave, never to be seen again.

(5)

We still have more than ten miles to


go before we reach the main highway.

(3)

On a clear night, you can see


thousands of stars without a
telescope.

(6)

There were hundreds of shoppers in


the department store today.

Fill in the blanks with the adjectives that follow each sentence.
(7)

Can Michael hit the


target from
meters
away? (one hundred, center)

(9)

The
another
old)

(8)

There are
hours in
one
day.
(twenty-four, Earth)

(10)

A
donuts were inside the box. (jelly,
dozen)

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car needs
of oil. (quart,

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How Many, What Kind


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Adjectives can help describe nouns by telling how many of or what kind of
something they are.
Example:
After drinking a power shake, I feel like I could run ten miles.
The adjective power tells what kind of shake it is. The adjective ten tells the
number of miles the speaker thinks he or she can run.

Write whether the underlined adjective tells how many or what kind.
(1)

Only two gallons of green paint


remain in the closet. how many

(4)

I want to buy a new pair of dancing


shoes this week.
what kind

(2)

A few adventurers entered the secret


cave, never to be seen again.
how many

(5)

We still have more than ten miles to


go before we reach the main highway.
what kind

(3)

On a clear night, you can see


thousands of stars without a
telescope.
what kind

(6)

There were hundreds of shoppers in


the department store today.
how many

Fill in the blanks with the adjectives that follow each sentence.
(7)

Can Michael hit the


center
target from one hundred meters
away? (one hundred, center)

(9)

The
another
old)

(8)

There are twenty-four hours in


one
Earth
day.
(twenty-four, Earth)

(10)

A
dozen
jelly
donuts were inside the box. (jelly,
dozen)

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old
car needs
quart
of oil. (quart,