Modifier: Examples & Definition


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The two types of modifiers in the English language are:

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1. Adjectives describe:

2. Adverbs may modify:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These resources will test your knowledge of writing and grammar, asking you questions about adjectives, adverbs, and the words they modify. You'll also need to understand the purpose and function of modifiers.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Prepare to answer questions about the following:

  • Types of modifiers in the English language
  • The words adverbs modify
  • The words adjectives modify
  • Ways modifiers improve writing
  • The problem with using excess modifiers

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on modifiers in writing
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as adjectives and adverbs
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the pros and cons of using modifiers

Additional Learning

Further your studies on language and writing by reviewing the accompanying lesson titled Modifier: Examples & Definition. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define and give examples of modifiers, adverbs and adjectives
  • Know how modifiers work
  • Understand how a misplaced modifier can make the meaning of a sentence unclear