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Adverbs of Degree Quiz

You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests some of the words in our Vocabulary section's list of adverbs of degree.

1. An adverb of degree tells us about the intensity or _______ of an action, an adjective or another adverb.

purpose
extent
meaning
a) purpose b) extent c) meaning

2. "Danny's new hairstyle looks really good." Which is the adverb of degree?

looks
really
good
a) looks b) really c) good

3. Which is correct? "Call me when the food's _______ ready."

enough
nearly
awfully
a) enough b) nearly c) awfully

4. Poor people rent the _______ expensive places.

most
quite
least
a) most b) quite c) least

5. It was _______ hot to play tennis, so we went swimming instead.

so
too
very
a) so b) too c) very

6. We missed the train. We got there _______ after it left.

just
almost
hardly
a) just b) almost c) hardly

7. Are you sure you've studied _______ to pass the exam?

enough
nearly
quite
a) enough b) nearly c) quite

8. "That is simply not true!" Which means the same as "simply" in this case?

just
somewhat
purely
a) just b) somewhat c) purely

9. "Liverpool are virtually unbeatable this year." Which means the same as "virtually" in this case?

barely
absolutely
almost
a) barely b) absolutely c) almost

10. Molly's grandchildren _______ ever visit her these days.

fairly
nearly
hardly
a) fairly b) nearly c) hardly

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