Exercise: Using Adverbs

Exercise 1: Identifying Adverbs

In the following sentences, identify the adverb(s). Write your answers below each question.

  1. James runs quickly.
  2. Susan quietly closed the door.
  3. He answered the phone immediately.
  4. She loves him deeply.
  5. Rarely, they clean their house.


  1. quickly
  2. quietly
  3. immediately
  4. deeply
  5. rarely

Exercise 2: Using Adverbs in Sentences

Write sentences using the given adverbs. Write your answers below each question.

  1. Quickly
  2. Tomorrow
  3. Very
  4. Seldom
  5. Slowly

Sample Answers:

  1. I quickly finished my work.
  2. I will go to the gym tomorrow.
  3. He is very intelligent.
  4. I seldom watch movies.
  5. He walks slowly.

Exercise 3: Fill in the Blanks with Appropriate Adverbs

Fill in each blank with an appropriate adverb. Write your answers below each question:

  1. The tortoise walks _____.
  2. They _____ go to the cinema after dinner.
  3. I can play the piano _____.
  4. She speaks English _____.
  5. Phil is _____ tall.

Sample answers:

  1. slowly
  2. often
  3. well
  4. fluently
  5. quite

Exercise 4: Match the Adverbs with Their Meanings

Match the adverbs in column 'A' with their meanings in column 'B'.

Column A

  1. Always
  2. Seldom
  3. Hardly
  4. Quickly
  5. Quietly

Column B

  1. With great speed
  2. In a way that makes little noise
  3. Almost never
  4. At all times
  5. Almost not


  1. Always – At all times
  2. Seldom – Almost never
  3. Hardly – Almost not
  4. Quickly – With great speed
  5. Quietly – In a way that makes little noise

Exercise 5: True or False – Understanding the Placement of Adverbs

State whether the following sentences are true(T) or false(F) by identifying the placement of the adverb.

  1. The dog barks loudly.
  2. I usually get up late in the morning.
  3. Never I have seen such a beautiful sight.
  4. She almost finished all pieces of her favourite chocolate cake.
  5. I often goes to the gym.


  1. True
  2. True
  3. False
  4. True
  5. False

End of Exercise Tutorial on 'Using Adverbs'.