Few, A Few, The Few, Little, A Little, The Little | Class 8 Grammar Worksheets

Fill in the blanks with little, a little, the little, few, a few, the few.

Notes

Use few with plural nouns. Use little with uncountable nouns.

Few means almost none. It has a negative meaning. A few refers to a small number. The few means not many, but the whole of that.

Little means hardly any. It has a negative meaning. A little means a small amount. The little means not much, but the whole of that much.

Few vs. Little Worksheet

1. There is ………………….. water in the bottle if you are hungry. (little / a little / the little)

2. I have ………………….. money left with me. (little / few)

3. They don’t take care of their children. They have ……………………. love for them. (little / a little / the little)

4. ……………………… milk in the bottle was given to the cat. (Little / A little / The little)

5. ………………….. poems he has written are of great excellence. (Few / The few / The little)

6. ……………………. politicians are really honest. (Few / A few / The few)

7. Although I have many friends, I invited only ………………….. of them to my marriage. (few / a few / the few)

8. There is only ……………………… water in that well. (little / a little / the little)

9. I have …………………….. interest in sports. (little / few)

10. He has …………………….. friends. (few / little)

11. …………………… museums in the town are poorly maintained. (Few / A few / The few)

12. Can I ask you ……………………… questions. (few / a few / the few)

Answers

1. There is a little water in the bottle if you are hungry. (= There is a small amount of water.)

2. I have little money left with me.   (= hardly any)

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3. They don’t take care of their children. They have little love for them. (= hardly any)

4. The little milk in the bottle was given to the cat.

5. The few poems he has written are of great excellence.

6. Few politicians are really honest.

7. Although I have many friends, I invited only a few of them to my marriage.

8. There is only a little water in that well.

9. I have little interest in sports.

10. He has few friends.

11. The few museums in the town are poorly maintained.

12. Can I ask you a few questions?

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