Using Adverbs as Intensifiers

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In the following sentence, which word is used as an intensifier?

'Johnny's color was back and his breathing was regular, but his hand was shaking ever so slightly.'

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1.

In the following sentence, which word(s) are modified by an intensifier?

'Johnny's color was back and his breathing was regular, but his hand was shaking ever so slightly.'

2.

Which of the following type of intensifier is used in this sentence?

'Johnny's color was back and his breathing was regular, but his hand was shaking ever so slightly.'

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Answer questions on the use of adverbs as intensifiers. The quiz covers areas like whether you can identify an intensifier in a sentence and which word(s) are modified in a sentence.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be quizzed on these specific key points:

  • Identifying the type of intensifier used in a given sentence
  • The location of an intensifier in a sentence
  • Example of an irregular adverb

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on using adverbs as intensifiers
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what kinds of irregular adverbs can be used as intensifiers
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about which words are being modified in a given sentence and how to locate an adverb intensifier in a sentence

Additional Learning

For more on adverb use, review the lesson we've prepared called Using Adverbs as Intensifiers. You'll be taught about these areas of study:

  • What an adverb is
  • How to properly define 'intensifier'
  • Four types of intensifiers
  • How adjectives can be morphed into intensifiers
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