Quiz: Only 1 in 50 People Can Tell If This Is A Verb Or An Adverb. Can You?


How well do you REALLY know your grammar?

Questions about grammar rules focusing on the difference between adverbs and verbs and commonly mistaken adverbs

 Feb 17, 2017
1 of 10Select the adverb in the following sentence.
Shirley sat silently waiting for somebody else to speak first.
2 of 10Select the adverb in this sentence.
The thousand-year-old redwood tree was impressively tall.
3 of 10Select the adverb in this sentence.
He does not play tennis well for someone who is a fast learner.
4 of 10Select the verb in this sentence.
Theresa was extremely upset about her grade.
5 of 10Select the verb that is being modified by an adverb in this sentence.
Vanessa is working hard to finish the project by tomorrow.
6 of 10Select the adverb that is modifying another adverb.
Jane ran incredibly quickly after her homework as it flew in the wind.
7 of 10What is the verb being modified by an adverb in this sentence?
Gina mostly dated athletes because she loves athletic men.
8 of 10Which sentence does not contain an adverb?
Buy one shirt and get one shirt free.
Work hard if you want to succeed.
You look beautiful tonight.
9 of 10Pick your answer!
Is "touchingly" a verb or an adverb?
10 of 10Pick your answer!
Which sentence uses "late" as an adverb?
He slept late and missed his first class.
I am not hungry because I had a late lunch.
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