Daily Grammar

Quiz for Lessons 61-65

Parts of Speech - Adverbs

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

1. After the hike my muscles were extremely tired and very sore.

After the hike my muscles were extremely tired and very sore.
   -- extremely modifies tired
   -- very modifies sore

2. Yesterday I had hardly completed my very hard assignment when I was rudely interrupted.

Yesterday I had hardly completed my very hard assignment when I was rudely interrupted.
   -- Yesterday and hardly modify had completed
   -- very modifies hard
   -- rudely modifies was interrupted

3. Gradually everyone reached the top of the mountain they had climbed before.

Gradually everyone reached the top of the mountain they had climbed before.
   -- Gradually modifies reached
   -- before modifies had climbed

4. Just now he remembered his rather important assignment.

Just now he remembered his rather important assignment.
   -- Just modifies now
   -- now modifies remembered
   -- rather modifies important

5. Often you go too far with your jokes.

Often you go too far with your jokes.
   -- Often modifies go
   -- too modifies far
   -- far modifies go

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