Quiz: Only Someone With An IQ Of 130+ Can Identify The Correct Adverb

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A quiz on the various adverbs in the English language, ranging from "cryptically" to "scarcely"! See if you can definitely pass it!

 Nov 07, 2017
1 of 15Fill in the blank!
There was ______ any time to finish the paper.
loftily
scarcely
lovely
2 of 15Fill in the blank!
The job was _______ taken care of.
innately
properly
anyway
3 of 15Pick your answer!
Pinocchio spoke _______, so that his nose wouldn't grow.
rather
honestly
vastly
4 of 15Pick your answer!
They spoke _______ to their mother during Thanksgiving.
oddly
dimly
thankfully
5 of 15Pick your answer!
They were ______ married for fifty years.
happily
annually
similarly
6 of 15Pick your answer!
They _____ got the lid off the jam jar.
effectively
ethereally
truthfully
7 of 15Fill in the blank!
They ______ got him to the ER.
funnily
rapidly
annoyingly
8 of 15Pick your answer!
Keeping the bird was ______ the right thing to do.
definitely
reluctantly
monthly
9 of 15Pick your answer!
He was ______ in love.
lowly
helplessly
lovely
10 of 15Fill in the blank!
I like desserts, _______ cookies.
especially
happily
shortly
11 of 15Fill in the blank!
Oracles and fortunetellers always speak _______.
cryptically
acidly
specifically
12 of 15Fill in the blank!
The students answered ________
only
wetly
readily
13 of 15Fill in the blank!
Edward Cullen caught the apple ______.
deftly
monstrously
opaquely
14 of 15Fill in the blank!
The Mayans ______ weren't correct about 2012.
lovingly
carefully
actually
15 of 15Fill in the blank!
He _______ showed a full house.
triumphantly
well
achingly
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