Adverb Quiz Practice for Different Levels + Printables

How well can you identify adverbs in a sentence? Can you name the different types of adverbs and how they function? Whether you need worksheets for elementary-level students or review assignments for middle schoolers, you can use three printable adverb quizzes to boost understanding of this important part of speech.

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Identifying Adverbs Quiz

Use a basic adverb quiz for elementary students to test comprehension of the function of an adverb in a sentence.

Practice Questions for Identifying Adverbs

Read the following sentences. Which words are examples of adverbs? (Hint: Some sentences have more than one adverb.)

  1. Giraffes are very tall and have extremely long tongues.
  2. They are fed daily and like fruits and vegetables.
  3. They eat mostly Acacia leaves, munching them quickly because they really like them.
  4. They walk slowly and lazily, stretching their necks up to the trees.
  5. I can't wait to go to the zoo tomorrow and see the giraffes.

Printable Quiz for Identifying Adverbs

If you'd like more of a challenge, download and print this adverb quiz with answers.

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Answers for Identifying Adverbs Practice Questions

Did you find all the adverbs in the practice questions? Check your answers below.

  1. Giraffes are very tall and have extremely long tongues.
  2. They are fed daily and like fruits and vegetables.
  3. They eat mostly Acacia leaves, munching them quickly because they really like them.
  4. They walk slowly and lazily, stretching their necks up to the trees.
  5. I can't wait to go to the zoo tomorrow and see the giraffes.

Adverbs and What They Modify Quiz

Upper elementary students identify adverbs and the words they modify to determine how adverbs affect the meaning of a sentence.

Practice Questions for Adverbs and What They Modify

Read the following sentences. Find all the adverbs, and determine the verb that each adverb modifies.

  1. I secretly hid the present.
  2. I will finish my homework later.
  3. Let's have a picnic outside.
  4. You need to come here.
  5. I am very late.

Printable Quiz for Adverbs and What They Modify

Were the practice questions easy for you, or do you need more opportunities to work on adverbs? Download and print the quiz below for students in a language arts class or to practice adverbs yourself.

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Answers for Adverbs and What They Modify Practice Questions

Finding the word that an adverb modifies is trickier than it seems. Check your answers below to see how well you did. Adverbs are bolded, and the words they modify are in italics.

  1. I secretly hid the present.
  2. I will finish my homework later.
  3. Let's have a picnic outside.
  4. You need to come here.
  5. I am very late.

Different Types of Adverbs Quiz

Middle school students determine the types of adverbs used in a sentence based on the questions the adverb answers (how, how much, how often, when, and where).

Practice Questions for Different Types of Adverbs

Read the sentences. After identifying the adverb, determine whether the adverb is an adverb of manner, an adverb of degree, an adverb of frequency, an adverb of time, or an adverb of place.

  1. I work out daily.
  2. Even when I’m running quickly, I feel relaxed.
  3. Last year, I wasn’t working out at all.
  4. Going anywhere was a challenge because I was out of breath.
  5. I decided to start exercising slowly by walking.

Printable Quiz for Different Types of Adverbs

Use an extended version of this exercise and additional quiz questions in a printable version. Just download and print the PDF for effective adverb practice.

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Answers for Different Types of Adverbs Practice Questions

Take a look at the answers, which include adverbs in bold and their type in parentheses.

  1. I work out daily. (adverb of frequency)
  2. Even when I’m running quickly, I feel relaxed. (adverb of manner)
  3. Last year, I wasn’t working out at all. (adverb of time)
  4. Going anywhere was a challenge because I was out of breath. (adverb of place)
  5. I decided to start exercising slowly by walking. (adverb of manner)

To Study Intently

Adverbs provide more information about verbs, adjectives and other adverbs in the sentence. After you take the quizzes, you'll be an adverb expert! For more practice on the parts of speech, try out these adjective quizzes for the essentials. You can also work on your pronoun knowledge with several pronoun quizzes with answers.