English grammar

Module 5, Modifiers: Adjectives and Adverbs, Review:

Identifying Adverbs

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Adverbs Modifying Verbs

Directions:
Click first on an adverb then the verb it modifies. Repeat for each adverb in the sentence.
1.
As we walked home, we talked quietly.
2.
My pet bird sings loudly and sometimes mimics my cat.
3.
I have never purposely eaten an insect.
4.
Soon we will be sleeping late in the mornings.
5.
Yesterday, the 111-year-old woman finally received her high school diploma.

Adverbs Modifying Adjectives

Directions:
Click first on an adverb that modifies an adjective then the adjective it modifies. Repeat for each adverb that modifies an adjective. Do not include the adverbs that modify verbs.
6.
The politically correct term seems somewhat ridiculous.
7.
I wonder which oddly creative student this peculiarly written essay belongs to.
8.
The amazingly acute nose of a dog can find even the best hidden dog treats.
9.
The normally busy traffic seems extra heavy today.
10.
Several precariously built castles sit in the middle of the quaintly romantic Rhine River.

Adverbs Modifying Other Adverbs

Directions:
Click first on an adverb that modifies another adverb then the adverb it modifies. Repeat for each adverb that modifies an adverb. Do not include the adverbs that modify verbs or adjectives.
11.
The children ran very quickly to the car.
12.
We were able to lift the fallen branch only slightly off the ground.
13.
Giraffes look awkward, but they move amazingly gracefully.
14.
That package arrived especially quickly because we paid extra postage.
15.
Those giant tortoises move very slowly.

Special Types of Adverbs

Directions:
Using the toolbar, identify the bold-faced adverbs by type.
16.
My desire to take a summer vacation is why I am working so hard this spring.
17.
How did you get that scar?
18.
We jogged for two miles and then walked the rest of the way.
19.
That is the house where George Washington Carver lived.
20.
My parents will be at the movies tonight; meanwhile, my sister and I will be at my grandparents' house.

Adjective or Adverb?

Directions:
Decide whether the bold-faced modifier is an adjective or an adverb.
21.
You must be careful if you work with sharp tools.
adjective / adverb
22.
We took a long hike through the forest.
adjective / adverb
23.
Make sure you go straight to the nurse's office.
adjective / adverb
24.
You should handle those chemicals very carefully.
adjective / adverb
25.
That Swiss music box has been in my family for generations.
adjective / adverb
Directions:
Choose the correct word to complete the sentence.
26.
I hope the good news will make you happy/happily.
27.
My father has a very forceful/forcefully personality, but he is generally reasonable.
28.
You managed that delicate discussion very skillful/skillfully.
29.
Those delicate/delicately figurines must be dusted carefully.
30.
My mother reacted furious/furiously when she found out I had failed the test.
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