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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

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Contributor: Matt Errey creator of Word Up