Adverbs Of Frequency Quiz Questions And Answers

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Check out this interesting 'adverbs of frequency quiz.' We've designed this quiz to test your English grammar skills. Adverbs are an important aspect of the English language, describing verbs, adjectives, and other adverbs. Let's find out just how far your knowledge can take you…. Take this quiz and prove your English grammar skills! Best of luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    They swim only once a year. They ________ swim.

    • A.

      Often

    • B.

      Sometimes

    • C.

      Usually

    • D.

      Hardly ever

    Correct Answer
    D. Hardly ever
    Explanation
    In this context, you would use "hardly ever." So the complete sentence would be: "They swim only once a year. They hardly ever swim." This choice conveys that the action of swimming is a rare occurrence for them, happening infrequently, which is consistent with the fact that they swim only once a year.

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  • 2. 

    She studies hard, so she ______ gets a good grade.

    • A.

      Hardly ever

    • B.

      Rarely

    • C.

      Seldom

    • D.

      Always

    Correct Answer
    D. Always
    Explanation
    The word "always" is the correct answer because it indicates that she consistently or constantly gets a good grade. This suggests that her hard work consistently pays off and results in a good grade.

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  • 3. 

     I never watch television, so I _______ see the popular commercials.

    • A.

      Never

    • B.

      Often

    • C.

      Always

    • D.

      Usually

    Correct Answer
    A. Never
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "never" because the sentence states that the person never watches television, implying that they do not have the opportunity to see television commercials.

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  • 4. 

    He often ________ magazines in his spare time.

    • A.

      Reads

    • B.

      Reading

    • C.

      Read

    • D.

      Are reading

    Correct Answer
    A. Reads
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "reads" because it agrees with the subject "He" and is in the present tense, indicating a habitual action that occurs frequently in his spare time.

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  • 5. 

    I ___________ drink coffee in the evening because it makes me an insomniac. 

    • A.

      Always

    • B.

      Never

    • C.

      Sometimes

    • D.

      Usually

    Correct Answer
    B. Never
    Explanation
    The word "never" in this context indicates that the person does not drink coffee in the evening because it causes them to become an insomniac. It implies that the person completely avoids consuming coffee during this time of day to prevent any negative effects on their sleep.

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  • 6. 

    My brother hasn’t seen a doctor in a couple of years. He is _______ sick.

    • A.

      Never

    • B.

      Seldom

    • C.

      Always

    • D.

      Often

    Correct Answer
    B. Seldom
    Explanation
    The word "seldom" means not often or rarely. Therefore, if someone is "seldom sick," it implies that they do not get sick very often. This explanation fits with the context of the sentence, where the person's brother saw a doctor a couple of years ago, suggesting that he is rarely sick.

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  • 7. 

    We ate at the restaurant a few times last month. We ____ eat out.

    • A.

      Almost always

    • B.

      Always

    • C.

      Never

    • D.

      Sometimes

    Correct Answer
    D. Sometimes
    Explanation
    The sentence suggests that the speaker and the listener ate at the restaurant a few times last month. The word "sometimes" fits in the blank because it indicates that they do not eat out all the time, but they do occasionally eat at the restaurant. This choice is supported by the use of the word "a few times" in the sentence, which implies that it is not a regular occurrence.

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  • 8. 

    I'm always on time. I'm ________ late.

    • A.

      Never

    • B.

      Sometimes

    • C.

      Always

    • D.

      Usually

    Correct Answer
    A. Never
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "never" because the statement "I'm always on time" implies that the person is never late.

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  • 9. 

    He exercises six days a week. He ____________ exercises.

    • A.

      Always

    • B.

      Almost always

    • C.

      Seldom

    • D.

      Hardly ever

    Correct Answer
    B. Almost always
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "almost always". This implies that the person exercises on a regular basis, with very few exceptions. It suggests that the person rarely misses a day of exercise and is committed to maintaining a consistent workout routine.

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  • 10. 

    Robert is a punctual person, which is why he's _______  late for work. 

    • A.

      Always

    • B.

      Never

    • C.

      Usually

    • D.

      Often

    Correct Answer
    B. Never
    Explanation
    Robert is known for being punctual, meaning he is always on time. This is why he is never late for work.

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Juliette Firla |MA |
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Juliette is a middle school English teacher at Sacred Heart of Greenwich, Connecticut. Juliette earned a BA in English/Language Arts Teacher Education from Elon University (2016-2020) and an MA in Teaching Writing from Johns Hopkins University (Apr 2023-Dec 2025). She holds a Classroom Teacher license from the Connecticut State Department of Education, obtained in July 2021. Juliette possesses strong skills in English language arts, writing, editing, and literature study. She has a deep passion for working with young people and contributing to the education of America's youth in the classroom.

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