Adverb Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is about the difference between being quick and acting quickly – between answering thoughtfully and being thoughtful. Adverbs modify sentences in a way that other parts of speech can’t – but what makes a word an adverb? How can they be used? If ‘forcefully’ and ‘factually’ and ‘feebly’ are adverbs, why aren’t words like ‘friendly’ and ‘family’?

Adverbs liven up our language; why do just do things when you can do them joyfully or jubilantly? Why go for a walk when you could go briskly, brashly, or barefoot? Why write any old sentence when you could write it whimsically, wittily, and well? Make an English teacher happy today by taking our quiz to learn all about adverbs – and do it soon, swiftly, and studiously.

This quiz will test your ability and Improve your skills with the position of adverbs in English sentences. This Adverb Practice quiz is ten questions strong and must answer all correct to win it. Point out the adverbs in the...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 15136   |  Last updated: Nov 8, 2019
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Welcome to this short quiz on adverbs such as "already," "yet," and "just" with present perfect grammar. Let's see if you have learned about them already or not.   This test consists...

Questions: 8  |  Attempts: 10358   |  Last updated: Nov 15, 2019
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    Have you ______ finished your homework?

It is important to understand how to use adverbs in a sentence or else the sentence will be incorrect. How good are you at using adverbs in Spanish and where they appear in the sentence? Take up the quiz below and see how...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 7724   |  Last updated: Jul 16, 2018
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    Identify the adverbs in the sentence...(2 adverbs)Recently Congress voted unanimously for the bill.

English can be a tricky language and using the wrong words or word placements changes what a sentence means. How is your ability to identify adverbs in a sentence? It you consider it to be high then the quiz below should be...

Questions: 5  |  Attempts: 583   |  Last updated: Jul 16, 2018
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    What is an adveb?

This quiz is intended to help you practice identifying adverbs and the words they modify.  This is not a scored quiz, but it does reflect what you will be expectd to know for the actual quiz.

Questions: 7  |  Attempts: 328   |  Last updated: Jan 18, 2013
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    What is the adverb in the following sentence? Yesterday, Biff was all alone.

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Adverb Questions & Answers

What is an adverb in the following case? I have been a fan of mystery stories since I was quite young.
The word 'quite' acts as an adverb. In this sentence the adjective 'young' is modified by 'quite' as 'young' itself has no extremes of meaning. 'quite' suggests that the person was not a child nor yet old-- adult, but still at the lower end of adulth
What is the meaning of parentheses?
Parenthesis are a pair of brackets used to mark a phrase in a sentence. They contain important details but do not affect the grammatical structure of the remaining sentence. They also help the reader maintain focus on the rest of the sentences, whil
Which is an adverb in the following sentence? Others build suspense very slowly.
Very is describing slowly adverbs describe other adverbs ... ....