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Chapter Quiz

 

For more help with modifiers, review Chapter 9 of Language Network, pages 208-227.

Using Modifiers (Print Quiz)

1.

Identify the adverb or adverbs in the following sentence: These athletic meets usually end too late for me.

 

(A)

These, usually

 

(B)

usually, too, late

 

(C)

too, late

  

2.

Identify the adverb or adverbs in the following sentence: Benjamin timidly stepped aboard the wobbly canoe.

 

(A)

wobbly

 

(B)

timidly

 

(C)

timidly, wobbly

  

3.

Choose the modifier that correctly completes the following sentence: The sky appeared __________ after the storm clouds passed.

 

(A)

peacefully

 

(B)

peaceful

  

4.

Choose the modifier that correctly completes the following sentence: Gerald Ford served ________ as thirty-eighth president of our country.

 

(A)

proud

 

(B)

proudly

  

5.

Choose the modifier that correctly completes the following sentence: Graham crackers taste _______ with a glass of milk.

 

(A)

delicious

 

(B)

deliciously

  

6.

Choose the form of the modifier that correctly completes the following sentence: Today was the _______ day of my life.

 

(A)

happy

 

(B)

happier

 

(C)

happiest

 

(D)

most happy

  

7.

Choose the form of the modifier that correctly completes the following sentence: Jeff is __________ at this word game than I am.

 

(A)

good

 

(B)

better

 

(C)

best

 

(D)

more good

  

8.

Choose the modifier that correctly completes the following sentence: All of ______ fans were disappointed in the final score of the game.

 

(A)

them

 

(B)

those

  

9.

Choose the modifier that correctly completes the following sentence: The balky dolphin did not obey the trainer's commands very ______.

 

(A)

good

 

(B)

well

  

10.

Choose the modifier that correctly completes the following sentence: The roof leaks ________ during heavy rainstorms.

 

(A)

bad

 

(B)

badly

  
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