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 search party didn't find anything here, so now they're looking _______ . elsewhere anywhere nowhere a) elsewhere b) anywhere c) nowhere 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.