How to Identify & Use Adjectival & Adverbial Phrases


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What is the difference between an adjective and an adverb?

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1. What are most adverbial and adjectival phrases classified as?

2. Where must an adjectival phrase be located?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Check your knowledge of adjectival and adverbial phrases using this quiz and worksheet. These assets will quiz you on examples of both adjectival and adverbial phrases, as well as what part of speech they belong to.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will cover the following:

  • The difference between an adjective and an adverb
  • What parts of speech adverbial and adjectival phrases belong to
  • Where an adjectival phrase is located in a sentence
  • Identifying adverbial phrases in a sentence

Skills Practiced

These assessments use the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on adverbial and adjectival phrases
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as adjectives and adverbs
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about adjectival and adverbial phrases

Additional Learning

Though adjectival and adverbial phrases are both parts of speech used in describing, they work differently. To learn more, review the lesson called How to Identify & Use Adjectival & Adverbial phrases, which discusses the following:

  • Why adjectival and adverbial phrases are important
  • How a prepositional phrase is structured
  • What a qualifier is and how it works with adjectival phrases