Adverbs – Exercises for Class 6

An adverb is a word that tells us more about a verb, an adjective or another adverb.

  • Adverb of manner tells us how or in what manner an action has been conducted.
  • Adverb of place tells where or at which place an action is done.
  • Adverb of time indicates the time of an action or sometimes the duration of an action and answers the question ‘when’.
  • Adverb of frequency tells us how often or how frequently the action takes place.
  • Adverb of degree tells the intensity of an action and modifies an adjective, a verb or another adverb.
  • Adverb of interrogation is sued to ask question.

Exercises

Q. Form adverbs from the adjectives given in the box.

merry, slow, angry, casual, confident, sad, real, happy, loud, sudden

Answer

  1. merrily
  2. slowly
  3. angrily
  4. casually
  5. confidently
  6. sadly
  7. really
  8. happily
  9. loudly
  10. suddenly

Q. Insert the given adverbs in their exact positions.

  1. She reads she has time. (whenever)
  2. We go to bed at 10 pm. (generally)
  3. Ruchika is beautiful. (very)
  4. George pays us a visit. (seldom)
  5. The hall is full. (almost)

Answer

  1. She reads whenever she has time.
  2. We go to bed generally at 10 pm.
  3. Ruchika is very beautiful.
  4. George seldom pays us a visit.
  5. The hall is almost full.

Q. Underline the adverbs of place in the following.

  1. I searched everywhere in the room.
  2. I was sitting there before you came.
  3. She cant find the dress anywhere.
  4. A large crowd has gathered outside.
  5. My sister kept her spectacles somewhere and forgot.

Answer

  1. I searched everywhere in the room.
  2. I was sitting there before you came.
  3. She cant find the dress anywhere.
  4. A large crowd has gathered outside.
  5. My sister kept her spectacles somewhere and forgot.

Q. Fill in the blanks with either adverb of time or adverb of frequency.

  1. Pradeep may come ___________ as the meeting is urgent.
  2. The play was very boring, we are thankful it got over ___________.
  3. Diwali is celebrated ___________ year.
  4. She will come ___________ today.
  5. Sneha is ___________ missing her lectures.

Answer

  1. soon
  2. early
  3. every
  4. late
  5. rarely

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