Adjective practice (ed / ing)

Choose the correct adjective:

  1. My nephew was (amusing / amused) by the clown.

  2. It’s so (frustrating / frustrated)! No matter how much I study I can’t seem to

    remember this vocabulary.

  3. This lesson is so (boring / bored)!

  4. I’m feeling (depressed / depressing), so I’m going to go home, eat some

    chocolate, and go to bed early with a good book.

  5. I thought her new idea was absolutely (fascinated / fascinating).

  6. This maths problem is so (confusing / confused). Can you help me?

  7. The teacher was really (amusing / amused) so the lesson passed quickly.

  8. The journey was (exhausting / exhausted)! Twelve hours by bus.

  9. The plane began to move in a rather (alarming / alarmed) way.

  10. He was (frightening / frightened) when he saw the spider.

  11. I was really (embarrassing / embarrassed) when I fell over in the street.

  12. That film was so (depressing / depressed)! There was no happy ending for any

    of the characters.

  13. I’m sorry, I can’t come tonight. I’m completely (exhausting / exhausted).

  14. We are going in a helicopter? How (exciting / excited)!

  15. Don’t show my baby photos to people, Mum! It’s so (embarrassing /


  16. It’s okay, it’s only me. Don’t be (alarming / alarmed).

  17. My sister is so (exciting / excited) because she is going on holiday tomorrow.

  18. I hate long flights, I’m always really (boring / bored).

  19. She looked very (confusing / confused) when I told her we had to change the


  20. John was (fascinated / fascinating) by Mandarin when he first started learning

    languages. He decided to study more and now he can speak it fluently.