Adverbs exercise

July 23, 2012pdf

Complete the following sentences using appropriate adverbs. Choose your answers from the options given in the brackets.

1. He was driving ………………………………… and crashed into the car in front. (carefully / carelessly)

2. ……………………………….. the tiger appeared from nowhere. (suddenly / slowly)

3. The rain poured …………………………………. And we took shelter under a tree. (heavily / lightly)

4. The teacher told a funny story and the children laughed ……………………………….. (loudly / softly)

5. The dancers performed ………………………………. And we all clapped. (gracefully / clumsily)

6. Why are you shouting ………………………………….. (loudly / quietly)?

7. She has a golden voice. She sings …………………………………. (beautifully / badly)

8. Don’t take a decision ……………………………………… Think it over for sometime. (hastily / slowly)

9. The soldiers fought so ……………………………….. that the enemy troops fled. (bravely / timidly)

10. If you walk …………………………………. You will not reach there in time. (slowly / fast)

Answers

1. He was driving carelessly and crashed into the car in front.

2. The tiger appeared suddenly from nowhere.

3. The rain poured heavily and we took shelter under a tree.

4. The teacher told a funny story and the children laughed loudly.

5. The dancers performed gracefully and we all clapped.

6. Why are you shouting loudly?

7. She has a golden voice. She sings beautifully.

8. Don’t take a decision hastily. Think it over for sometime.

9. The soldiers fought so bravely that the enemy troops fled.

10. If you walk slowly, you will not reach there in time.

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