Position Of The Frequency Adverbs

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Position Of The Frequency Adverbs - Quiz

In the study of the English language, you will find that frequency adverbs are adverbs which change or qualify the meaning of a sentence by informing you how often something happens. Can you spot the right ones to use?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

      which is the correct sentence?

    • A.

      She is never tired

    • B.

      She is tired never

    • C.

      She never is tired

    Correct Answer
    A. She is never tired
    Explanation
    Remember that the frequency adverb goes after the verb to be

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  • 2. 

       Which is the correct sentence?

    • A.

      I have always liked basket

    • B.

      I always have liked basket

    • C.

      I have liked basket always

    Correct Answer
    A. I have always liked basket
    Explanation
    the frequency adverb goes after the first auxiliary verb

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  • 3. 

    Which is the correct sentence?

    • A.

      are they always so rude?

    • B.

      Are they so rude always ?

    • C.

      Always are they so rude?

    Correct Answer
    A. are they always so rude?
    Explanation
    The correct sentence is "are they always so rude?". This sentence follows the standard English word order of subject-verb-object. The adverb "always" is placed before the adjective "so rude" to modify it, indicating that the speaker is questioning if the individuals in question are consistently impolite.

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  • 4. 

    Which  is the correct sentence?

    • A.

      They rarely stay here for more than two days

    • B.

      They stay here for more than two days rarely

    • C.

      They stay rarely here for more than two days

    Correct Answer
    A. They rarely stay here for more than two days
    Explanation
    The correct sentence is "They rarely stay here for more than two days." This sentence follows the correct word order, with the adverb "rarely" placed before the verb "stay" to modify it. Additionally, the sentence uses the correct adverb placement by positioning "rarely" before the verb phrase "stay here for more than two days."

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  • 5. 

     Whis is the correct sentence?

    • A.

      Will always you love him?

    • B.

      Will you always love him?

    • C.

      Will you love always him?

    Correct Answer
    B. Will you always love him?
    Explanation
    In questions the frequency adverb goes before the main verb

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  • 6. 

    Which the correct sentence?

    • A.

      I never would say such a thing

    • B.

      I would never say such a thing

    • C.

      Never I would say such a thing

    Correct Answer
    B. I would never say such a thing
    Explanation
    The correct sentence is "I would never say such a thing." This sentence follows the correct word order and uses the appropriate placement of the adverb "never." The subject "I" comes before the verb "would," and the verb "say" follows. The adverb "never" is correctly placed before the verb "say."

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  • 7. 

    Which is the correct sentence?

    • A.

      I drive usually to work

    • B.

      I drive to work usually

    • C.

      I usually drive to work

    Correct Answer
    C. I usually drive to work
    Explanation
    The correct sentence is "I usually drive to work." This sentence follows the standard word order in English, where the adverb "usually" is placed before the main verb "drive." Additionally, the use of the pronoun "I" as the subject of the sentence is appropriate.

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  • 8. 

    Which is the correct sentence?

    • A.

      We often meet in the park

    • B.

      We meet often in the park

    • C.

      We meet in the park often

    Correct Answer
    A. We often meet in the park
    Explanation
    The correct sentence is "We often meet in the park." This sentence is grammatically correct and conveys the intended meaning clearly. The adverb "often" is correctly placed before the verb "meet" to indicate frequency. The prepositional phrase "in the park" is appropriately placed at the end of the sentence to provide information about the location of the meeting.

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  • 9. 

       which is the correct sentence?

    • A.

      We frequently go climbing

    • B.

      We go frequently climbing

    Correct Answer
    A. We frequently go climbing
    Explanation
    The correct sentence is "We frequently go climbing." This is because in English, adverbs of frequency (such as "frequently") usually come before the main verb in a sentence. Therefore, the adverb "frequently" should be placed before the verb "go" in order to correctly indicate the frequency of the action.

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  • 10. 

    Which is the correct sentence?

    • A.

      We clean the house once a week

    • B.

      We once a week clean the house

    • C.

      We clean once a week the house

    Correct Answer
    A. We clean the house once a week
    Explanation
    Precise frequency goes at the en of the sentence or at the endof the sentence

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