Grammar Test - Adverbs (Golding Per. 1)

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Grammar Test - Adverbs (Golding Per. 1)

Take this test to assess  your knowledge and understanding of the English part of speech Adverbs.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the three parts of speech that an adverb modifies (or gives additional information a about).
    • A. 

      Nouns,pronouns, verbs

    • B. 

      Verbs, adjectives, adverbs

    • C. 

      Adjectives, pronouns, nouns

    • D. 

      Interjections, prepositions, nouns

  • 2. 
    An adverb makes the meaning of a verb, adjective or adverb more definite.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which question does an adverb not answer?
    • A. 

      Where

    • B. 

      When?

    • C. 

      How?

    • D. 

      If the word is singular or plural

  • 4. 
    The old man walked slowly down the stairs.Which word in the above sentence is an adverb?
    • A. 

      The

    • B. 

      Man

    • C. 

      Down

    • D. 

      Slowly

  • 5. 
    What verb is being modified by the adverb carefully in the sentence below?The homicide detective examined the body carefully at the scene of the crime.
    • A. 

      Homicide

    • B. 

      Body

    • C. 

      At

    • D. 

      Examined

  • 6. 
    Check the correct question that the adverb "swiftly" is answering in the sentence below.The sprinter ran swiftly.
    • A. 

      Where

    • B. 

      How often or how long

    • C. 

      When

    • D. 

      How

  • 7. 
    The coach  yelled loudly at his players while they were on the field.What word is modifying the verb "yelled" in the about sentence?
    • A. 

      Coach

    • B. 

      Players

    • C. 

      Field

    • D. 

      Loudly

  • 8. 
    Adverbs many times are created by adding -ly to the end of an adjective.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Check the word that is the adjective that the adverb was formed from.
    • A. 

      Soft

    • B. 

      Loud

    • C. 

      Quiet

    • D. 

      Noise

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