Daily Grammar

Quiz for Lessons 166 - 170

Parts of the Sentence - Adverbs

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

1. You are almost always the leader.

You are almost always the leader.
  - almost (how much) modifies always
  - always (when) modifies are

2. Please turn around slowly, Ted.

Please turn around slowly, Ted.
  - Please (how), around (how), and slowly (how) modify turn

3. Now we will try this totally complicated case.

Now we will try this totally complicated case.
  - Now (when) modifies will try
  - totally (how much) modifies complicated

4. Again and again he had been warned about the very extreme weather.

Again and again he had been warned about the very extreme weather.
  - Again (when) and again (when) modify had been warned
  - very (how much) modifies extreme

5. Certainly he looks decidedly older in that somewhat dim light.

Certainly he looks decidedly older in that somewhat dim light.
  - Certainly (how) modifies looks
  - decidedly (how much) modifies older
  - somewhat (how much) modifies dim

6. The missing document reappeared suddenly and rather mysteriously.

The missing document reappeared suddenly and rather mysteriously.
  - suddenly (how) and mysteriously (how) modify reappeared
  - rather (how much) modifies mysteriously

7. I will never come here again.

I will never come here again.
  - never (when) and again (when) modify will come
  - here (where) modifies will come

8. Pavarotti sings very well.

Pavarotti sings very well.
  - well (how) modifies sings
  - very (how much) modifies well

9. Today you surely will tell a totally truthful story.

Today you surely will tell a totally truthful story.
  - Today (when) modifies will tell
  - surely (how) modifies will tell
  - totally (how much) modifies truthful

10. Almost every answer has been quickly and assuredly given.

Almost every answer has been quickly and assuredly given.
  - quickly (how) and assuredly (how) modify has been given
  - Almost (how much) modifies every

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