Adverbs of Manner 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 manner. 1. Most adverbs of manner are made by adding -ly to their corresponding verb noun adjective a) verb b) noun c) adjective 2. Which is correct? I could hear my neighbours shouting _______ at each other. angry angrily angerily a) angry b) angrily c) angerily 3. Choose the best adverb: The ballerina moved _______ as she danced. softly politely gracefully a) softly b) politely c) gracefully 4. We waited _______ for the bus to arrive. patiently promptly punctually a) patiently b) promptly c) punctually 5. I couldn't hear him because he was speaking too _______ . softly silently gently a) softly b) silently c) gently 6. If you do something you don't really want to do, you do it _______ . eagerly reluctantly accidentally a) eagerly b) reluctantly c) accidentally 7. If you're telling the police exactly what happened, you're speaking _______ . rightfully exactly truthfully a) rightfully b) exactly c) truthfully 8. I tried _______ , but I couldn't win the race. hard hardly hardily a) hard b) hardly c) hardily 9. Which is the opposite of "slowly"? unslowly fastly fast a) unslowly b) fastly c) fast 10. Which is the opposite of "accidentally"? deliberately cautiously carefully a) deliberately b) cautiously c) carefully Your score is: Correct answers: Contributor: Matt Errey. Matt is the author of several books including 1000 Phrasal Verbs in Context and Common English Idioms for learners, and Matt's ESL Games and Quizzes for teachers. He is also creator of WORD UP, the world's #1 EFL board game.