Modal Adverbs: Definition, Interpretation & Examples


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Modal adverbs say something about possibility, obligation, or _____.

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1. Examples of modal adverbs include:

2. Modal adverbs are never used in the form of a _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What are modal adverbs? Test your knowledge of them and their characteristics using the quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These tools help in checking your knowledge of:

  • Examples of modal adverbs
  • Verbs that are connected to modal adverbs
  • When modal adverbs are never used
  • The purpose of a modal adverb

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on modal adverbs
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about what surely, certainly, and undoubtedly express
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about examples of modal adverbs

Additional Learning

To learn more, use the lesson titled Modal Adverbs: Definition, Interpretation & Examples. You can review more about:

  • The function of adverbs
  • How to correctly use modal adverbs
  • The meaning of modality
  • Modal adverbs in sentences