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Adverbs and Adjectives

Adverbs and Adjectives

 Adverbs

  • It is a word which is used to modify an adjective, a verb or another adverb.
  • For Example:

1. She walks fast (the verb walk is modified by fast).

2. She walks very fast (adverb fast is modified by the adverb very).

  • Many adverbs end with ‘ly’ but not necessarily all.

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Adverbs talk about the following

  •  How
  •  When
  •  Where
  •  What

Different types of adverbs

  1.  Adverbs of time
  • It tells about the time of the occurrence of the action.
  • For examples:

1. Press the switch now.

2. I talk to him daily. 

  1.  Adverbs of place
  • It tells about the place of the occurrence of the action
  • For examples:

1. Throw it in the dustbin.

2. Don’t put it there. 

  1.  Adverbs of manner
  • How the action occurred is told by the adverbs of manner
  • For examples:

1. She walked slowly.

2. She danced like a superstar.

  1.  Adverbs of degree
  • To what extent or degree the action has occurred is told by the adverbs of degree.
  • For examples:

1. He jumped more cleverly.

2. How far are we from the shop?

  1.  Adverbs of condition
  • Before the main idea, the condition comes which is denoted by the adverbs of the condition.
  • For examples:

1. If it rains, I will not go out.

2. I will not eat unless you say sorry. 

Adjectives

  • Describing words are called adjectives.
  • Some examples are small. Friendly etc.

1. Small dog

2. Friendly cat

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 Adjectives modify nouns

  • Adjectives are connected with nouns and modify it.
  • Example: The white cab.

Adjectives modify pronouns

  • Pronouns also get modified with the help of adjectives.
  • Example: It is a red one.

Different types of adjectives

1. Possessive adjectives

  • To show possession these adjectives are used.
  • Examples: your, my, her, his, our, it's, there.
  1. The articles
  • A, an, and they are known as articles but they are also called as adjectives.
  • Example: a cup, the students, an elephant 
  1. Demonstrative adjectives
  • To indicate or demonstrate specific things demonstrative adjectives are used.
  • Example: If I hear that noise again, I will call the police. 
  1. Indefinite adjectives
  • No specific things or objects are pointed out by indefinite adjectives
  • There were many people present in the conference hall for the meeting.
  1. Numbers
  • Adjectives also include numbers
  • Example: there are 6 bottles of juice.

 Recap

  • It is a word which is used to modify an adjective, a verb or another adverb.
  • Adverbs talk about the following:
  1. How
  2. When
  3. Where
  4. What
  • Describing words are called adjectives.

Quiz for Adverbs and Adjectives

Q.1

Reject the incorrect words and select the correct word suitable in the sentence. If the sentence is correct as it is, select the option "correct".

Indian music often sounds oddly to Western listeners.

a) Sounded
b) For
c) Odd
d) Correct

Q.2

Reject the incorrect words and select the correct word suitable in the sentence. If the sentence is correct as it is, select the option "correct".

Does your car run well enough to go on a road trip?

a)

Correct

b)

Did

c)

My

d)

None of the above

Q.3

Reject the incorrect words and select the correct word suitable in the sentence. If the sentence is correct as it is, select the option "correct".

When you are an adult, you will think different.

a) Differently
b) A
c) Thinks
d) Correct

Q.4

Reject the incorrect words and select the correct word suitable in the sentence. If the sentence is correct as it is, select the option "correct".

I feel greatly after having chicken soup.

a) Before
b) Great
c) Both a and b
d) Correct

Q.5

Reject the incorrect words and select the correct word suitable in the sentence. If the sentence is correct as it is, select the option "correct".

 I felt badly about not having done good on my final exams.

a)

Bad

b)

Well

c)

Both a and b

d)

None of the above

Q.6

Reject the incorrect words and select the correct word suitable in the sentence. If the sentence is correct as it is, select the option "correct".

You can see the distant things clear with these lenses.

a) This
b) Would
c) Thing
d) Clearly

Q.7

Reject the incorrect words and select the correct word suitable in the sentence. If the sentence is correct as it is, select the option "correct".

Our play was real good in the competition.

a)

At

b)

Really

c)

For

d)

None of the above

Q.8

Fill in the blanks: Her voice sounds _____33_____. She sang the song ____34_____as it was written. We heard it ____35____.

a)

Beautifully

b)

Beautiful

c)

Most beautiful

d)

None of the above

Q.9

Fill in the blanks: Her voice sounds _____33_____. She sang the song ____34_____as it was written. We heard it ____35____.

a) Accurate
b) Precise
c) Exact
d) Exactly

Q.10

Fill in the blanks: Her voice sounds _____33_____. She sang the song ____34_____as it was written. We heard it ____35____.

a)

Perfectly

b)

Perfect

c)

Exact

d)

None of the above

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