Adjective and Adverb Quiz
  • 1. I once brought a darling puppy home with me. Which of the words is an adjective?
A) Puppy
B) Darling
C) Home
D) Brought
E) Me
  • 2. When I got home, my younger brother asked to hold him. Which of the words is a pronoun used as an adjective?
A) I
B) Home
C) Brother
D) When
E) My
  • 3. My brother, who isn't the most responsible fellow, dropped him on our wood floor. Which of the words is a pronoun used as an adjective?
A) Our
B) Him
C) Who
D) Dropped
E) Wood
  • 4. I was really angry. Which of the words is an adjective?
A) Really
B) I
C) Was
D) Angry
  • 5. I took my injured pet back to my room to take care of him. Which of the words is a pronoun used as an adjective?
A) Him
B) My
C) To
D) Back
E) Injured
  • 6. I have always wanted a cute, furry puppy with a soft face. Which of the words is NOT an adjective?
A) Cute
B) Soft
C) Furry
D) Always
  • 7. Quietly, my concerned brother tip-toed to my door to apologize. Which of the words is an adjective?
A) To
B) Quietly
C) Apologize
D) Tip-toed
E) Concerned
  • 8. I told him that I would never let him touch the new puppy again. Which of the words is an article?
A) Him
B) Would
C) Never
D) That
E) The
  • 9. Later that night, I fed the puppy Mexican food under the table. Which of the words is a PROPER adjective?
A) Night
B) Later
C) Under
D) That
E) Mexican
  • 10. The Mexican food did not taste good to our little pet. Which of the words is NOT an adjective or article?
A) Good
B) The
C) Little
D) Taste
E) Mexican
  • 11. My brother sat on the floor and cried loudly. Which of the following is an ADVERB?
A) Loudly
B) Sat
C) My
D) The
E) Floor
  • 12. Not wanting my mom to hear, I handed the puppy to his quivering hands, and let him gently pet his soft fur. Which of the following is an ADVERB?
A) Not
B) Quivering
C) My
D) Gently
E) Hands
  • 13. He was so happy, I couldn't believe I was going to take the puppy away! Which of the following is an ADVERB?
A) So
B) I
C) Believe
D) Puppy
E) The
  • 14. Early in the morning, I went to see where my special dog had fallen asleep. Which of the following is an ADVERB?
A) Special
B) Morning
C) Went
D) Early
E) In
  • 15. Once the dog was fed, I was really interested in how fast he could run. Which of the following is an ADVERB?
A) Dog
B) The
C) Really
D) Was
E) Interested
  • 16. I put the dog on long leash, and went for a walk at the dog park where every dog was very well-behaved. What word is being MODIFIED (or described) by the ADVERB in the sentence?
A) Leash
B) Dog
C) Put
D) Well-Behaved
E) Every
  • 17. During our walk it began to rain, so we stayed indoors for the rest of the afternoon. Which word is an ADVERB in this sentence?
A) Stayed
B) Afternoon
C) Began
D) Indoors
E) Rest
  • 18. I usually play with the puppy until he falls asleep, which he does rather quickly. Which of the following IS NOT an ADVERB?
A) Rather
B) Quickly
C) Usually
D) Asleep
  • 19. When I eat dinner, the puppy playfully licks my ankles until I give him a scrap. Which of the following is an ADVERB?
A) I
B) Licks
C) Dinner
D) Playfully
E) Puppy
  • 20. I am a very new puppy owner, but I already know I am going to love this job. Which of the following is an ADVERB?
A) New
B) Puppy
C) Following
D) Already
E) Love
  • 21. You are luckier than I am in most contests. Which of the following correctly identifies the adverb and its type?
A) Most Contests, comparative adverb
B) Most Contests, superlative adverb
C) Luckier, comparative adverb
D) Luckier, superlative adverb
  • 22. Of all the lumberjacks, Paul Bunyan was largest. Which of the following correctly identifies the adverb and its type?
A) Largest, comparative
B) All, comparative
C) Largest, superlative
D) All, superlative
  • 23. Kristin does her homework more regularly now than she did before. Which of the following sentences is correct?
A) Kristin does her homework more regular now than she did before.
B) Kristin does her homework most regularly now than she did before.
C) Kristin does her homework most regular now than she did before.
D) Correct as is
  • 24. It's hard to decide which of these three books I like ________________. Which option correctly completes the sentence?
A) more
B) better
C) the best
  • 25. This essay is clearly __________ than that one. Which option correctly completes the sentence?
A) developest
B) most developed
C) developer
D) more developed
  • 26. Some people with ________ good memories remember being a toddler.
A) Realer
B) Real
C) Realest
D) Really
  • 27. I am ____________ because I didn't help the elderly lady load groceries into her car.
A) Bad
B) Baddest
C) Badder
D) Badly
  • 28. Your coming to see me today was a ________ surprise.
A) Really
B) Realer
C) Real
D) Realest
  • 29. If you don't feel ____________, go see the nurse.
A) Good
B) Well
C) Gooder
  • 30. Joyce plays _________ when she doesn't get enough sleep the night before.
A) Badly
B) Baddest
C) Badder
D) Bad
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