What are Adverbs? - Definition & Examples Video


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Adverbs are:

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1. Adverbs that join together two phrases are called:

2. Paul can run fast. Elsa can run faster. Jamie can run the fastest. These adverbs are:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to help you test your understanding of adverbs. Some of the information you'll be assessed on includes the functions of adverbs in general as well as specific examples of adverbs.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Functions of adverbs
  • Adverbs that join two phrases
  • Adjectives modified by adverbs
  • Adverbs that describe or compare actions

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on adverbs
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of adverbs that join two phrases
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding adverbs that modify verbs
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about adjectives modified by adverbs

Additional Learning

To learn more about the parts of speech, review the accompanying lesson on Adverbs. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define the part of speech known as the adverb
  • Relate at least three examples of adverbs describing actions
  • Tell an example of an adverb that gives more information about the 'when, where, and how' of the action
  • List two examples of adverbs that compare actions
  • Illustrate an example of an adverb that gives more information about an adjective