Saturday, April 3, 2021

Quiz for Lessons 161-165 - Parts of the Sentence - Adverbs

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Instructions: Find the adverbs in the following sentences and tell what word they modify.

1. The pancakes are almost ready.

2. The student answered the teacher nervously but clearly.

3. The tour will leave early today.

4. I am still unusually tired by afternoon.

5. The stranded hiker quietly gave up the chance of rescue.

6. Yesterday our fullback fumbled twice in the game.

7. Why couldn't you blow out your candles?

8. My little brother almost always eats the most at dinner.

9. Haven't you ridden your new motor bike yet?

10. Your essay was written very neatly and legibly.


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Answers:

1. The pancakes are almost ready.
- almost modifies ready

2. The student answered the teacher nervously but clearly.
- nervously and clearly modify answered

3. The tour will leave early today.
- early and today modify will leave

4. I am still unusually tired by afternoon.
- still modifies am
- unusually modifies tired

5. The stranded hiker quietly gave up the chance of rescue.
- quietly and up modify gave

6. Yesterday our fullback fumbled twice in the game.
- Yesterday and twice modify fumbled

7. Why couldn't you blow out your candles?
- Why, n't, and out modify could blow

8. My little brother almost always eats the most at dinner.
- always modifies eats
- almost modifies the adverb always

9. Haven't you ridden your new motor bike yet?
- n't and yet modify have ridden

10. Your essay was written very neatly and legibly.
- neatly and legibly modify was written
- very modifies neatly (possibly legibly also)



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