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Adverbs of Place 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 place.

1. An adverb of place tells us _______ the verb's action happens.

how
when
where
a) how b) when c) where

2. Which is correct? When it's raining, the kids have to stay _______ .

indoors
indoor
insides
a) indoors b) indoor c) insides

3. After it stops raining, they can go _______ .

outdoor
outside
outsides
a) outdoor b) outside c) outsides

4. The office was closed, so we waited _______ until it opened.

near
nearly
nearby
a) near b) nearly c) nearby

5. There was nowhere to sit, so we had to just stand _______ .

there
where
thereby
a) there b) where c) thereby

6. If the tickets aren't numbered, it means you can sit _______ .

elsewhere
anywhere
nowhere
a) elsewhere b) anywhere c) nowhere

7. I hate looking _______ from high places. I have a fear of heights.

under
underneath
down
a) under b) underneath c) down

8. If something is moving _______ you, it's getting closer and closer.

nearby
inwards
towards
a) nearby b) inwards c) towards

9. It was 6 a.m. and the sun was already ________ .

up
out
over
a) up b) out c) over

10. The seach party didn't find anything here, so now they're looking _______ .

elsewhere
anywhere
nowhere
a) elsewhere b) anywhere c) nowhere

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