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Practice - Grammar and Punctuation - 07

Hello superstars! Welcome to a fun-filled English Grammar and Punctuation Quiz. We will be exploring the fascinating world of adjectives and adverbs today. These words enable us to add more flavour to our sentences. Are you ready for this thrilling adventure? Just remember, whether you answer right or wrong, what's important is to learn and have fun!
1.
Which word in the following sentence is an adverb: 'Hannah quickly ran to the shop.'
Hannah
quickly
ran
shop
Adverbs modify or describe verbs. In this sentence, 'quickly' is describing how Hannah ran.
2.
Identify the adjective in this sentence: 'The tall tree is swaying in the wind.'
tall
tree
swaying
wind
The adjective is 'tall'. This word is being used to describe the noun 'tree'.
3.
Identify the adverb in this sentence: 'Charlie carefully painted the boat.'
Charlie
carefully
painted
boat
'Carefully' is the adverb as it describes how Charlie painted.
4.
Choose the correct adverb to finish the sentence: 'The tortoise moved ________.'
slow
slowly
slowing
slowed
'Slowly' is the correct adverb to describe the verb 'moved'. It tells us how the tortoise moved.
5.
Which of the following sentences uses an adverb correctly?
He tall stands.
She scrubbed the tub forcefully.
The puppy is adorable.
He writes nice.
An adverb modifies a verb, an adjective or another adverb. In this sentence, 'forcefully' is an adverb modifying the verb 'scrubbed'.
6.
In this sentence, what would be an appropriate adverb: 'She reads ________'?
loud
book
peace
quietly
'Quietly' is the suitable adverb to describe how she reads.
7.
In this sentence, what would be a fitting adjective: 'He wore a ________ shirt'?
quietly
run
colourful
sings
'Colourful' is a suitable adjective to describe the noun 'shirt'.
8.
Which word in the following sentence is an adjective: 'The cat is black'?
The
cat
is
black
Adjectives describe or modify nouns. In this sentence, 'black' is describing the colour of the cat.
9.
Which of the following sentences uses an adjective correctly?
The cake tastes deliciously.
She is a talented singer.
He runs quick.
My friend is smartly.
In the correct example, 'talented' is an adjective that describes the noun 'singer'.
10.
Which sentence is written correctly?
He ran so quick.
They cook good.
The birds chirped loudly.
She sings beautiful.
'The birds chirped loudly.' is the correct sentence. 'Loudly' is an adverb modifying how the birds chirped.
Author:  Graeme Haw

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