Adverbs grammar exercise

January 10, 2012pdf

Complete the following sentences using appropriate adverbs. Each question is followed by three suggested answers. Choose the most appropriate one.

1. She has done everything – she has …………………………. been a soldier.

a) often b) even c) also

2. Although I lived with her for ten years, I could …………………………. understand her.

a) ever b) never c) often

3. I have ………………………….. finished painting the house.

a) almost b) often c) even

4. She is my teacher, but she is ………………………. my friend.

a) even b) also c) just

5. ……………………. he could do a thing like that.

a) also b) only c) just

6. ……………………….. look in the mirror before starting to drive.

a) always b) ever c) only

7. We are ………………………… going for two days.

a) only b) often c) ever

8. Some of us want a new system; ………………………., not everybody agrees.

a) however b) and c) then

9. I worked until five o’clock. …………………………. I went home.

a) then b) still c) however

10. He always wears a coat, ……………………. in summer.

a) even b) also c) often

Answers

1. She has been everything – she has even been a soldier.

2. Although I lived with her for ten years, I could never understand her.

3. I have almost finished painting the house.

4. She is my teacher, but she is also my friend.

5. Only he could do a thing like that.

6. Always look in the mirror before starting to drive.

7. We are only going for two days.

8. Some of us want a new system; however, not everybody agrees.

9. I worked until five o’clock. Then I went home.

10. He always wears a coat, even in summer.

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