Adverbs are just as important a part of speech as nouns and verbs. Help your students learn all about them with the following two printable adverb quizzes. Level A is geared toward the lower elementary grades and Level B is more appropriate for the upper grades. Each quiz has a study sheet.
The first adverb quiz is for the lower grades in elementgary school and will test the student's comprehension of the function of an adverb. The student will be asked to identify adverbs in sentences.
The quiz questions in the printable below are offered in two sections.
Find and circle the ten adverbs in the following sentences.
Put a T for True and an F for False.
A: very, extremely, daily, mostly, quickly, really, slowly, lazily, up, tomorrow
B: 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, and 10 are true; 2, 4, 6, and 8, are false.
In this test for the upper grades, the students will not only identify adverbs but will also identify the word or words they modify.
In the following sentences, circle the adverb and underline the word it modifies.
Group the following adverbs according to their function:
TO WHAT EXTENT:
1. secretly - hid
2. later - will finish
3. outside - have
4. here - come
5. very - late
6. backward - rolled
7. very - high
8. eagerly - worked
9. tomorrow - mow
10. underground - live
HOW: urgently, awkwardly, unevenly, quietly
WHEN: soon, weekly, afterwards, before
WHERE: home, abroad, anywhere, inside
TO WHAT EXTENT: quite, too, totally, almost
Be sure to download and print the PDF documents linked above, as they provide useful study sheets for your students, in addition the the quiz questions and answers. For more practice, study these examples of adverbs and examples of adverb clauses.