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Choose the most suitable adverb from the following to fill in each blank:
across, anywhere, around, backwards, over

Each word is to be used only once. Click to check your answers.

1. In the park, you can go _____ and find a place to sit.

1. In the park, you can go anywhere and find a place to sit.

2. We thought it was fun to swim _____ the river.

2. We thought it was fun to swim across the river.

3. They are there but we are not going _____ to talk to them.

3. They are there but we are not going over to talk to them.

4. There were many people walking _____ in the park.

4. There were many people walking around in the park.

5. Sometimes we had to take a step _____ to allow others to pass as it was very crowded.

5. Sometimes we had to take a step backwards to allow others to pass as it was very crowded.

Use the adverb from the following to fill in each blank:
below, down, further, under, underneath

Each word is to be used only once.

6. The hostages were forced to lie _____.

6. The hostages were forced to lie down.

7. He bought an old car with some rust _____.

7. He bought an old car with some rust underneath.

8. The bridge was too low for the ship to sail _____.

8. The bridge was too low for the ship to sail under.

9. From up here at the tower, we look down at the traffic far _____.

9. From up here at the tower, we look down at the traffic far below.

10. We didn't go _____ than the first five miles because of the thunderstorm.

10. We didn't go further than the first five miles because of the thunderstorm.