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Adverbs Exercises

The following exercises will help you gain greater understanding about how adverbs work.
Choose the best answer to complete each sentence.

1. The driver stopped the bus _______________.


A. Financially
B. Exactly
C. Abruptly
D. Now

2. During autumn, colorful leaves can be seen falling ______________ from trees.
A. Everywhere
B. Very
C. Gently
D. Loudly

3. My grandmother always smiled _______________.


A. Cheerfully
B. Sadly
C. Never
D. Yesterday

4. After the party, confetti was strewn _________________.


A. Blandly
B. Everywhere
C. Later
D. Carefully

5. It’s time to go ____________.


A. Before
B. Now
C. Yesterday
D. Lightly
Prepositions Exercises
The following exercises will help you gain greater understanding about how prepositions
work. Choose the best answer to complete each sentence.

1. The bone was _______ the dog.


a. About
b. For
c. After
d. Considering

2. We are going on vacation _______ August.


a. On
b. At
c. In
d. Since

3. Please put the vase ________ the table.


a. In
b. On
c. For
d. Over

4. I received a present ________ Janet.


a. From
b. Of
c. By
d. About

5. School begins ________ Monday.


a. In
b. On
c. From
d. Since
Conjunction Exercises
The following exercises will help you gain greater understanding about how conjunctions
work. Choose the best answer to complete each sentence.

1. My brother loves animals. He just brought a puppy __________ a kitten home with him.

a. But
b. Or
c. Yet
d. And

2. I’d like to thank you ______ the lovely gift.

a. Or
b. For
c. And
d. Yet

3. I want to go for a hike _____ I have to go to work today.

a. But
b. Yet
c. Or
d. For

4. They do not smoke, _____ do they play cards.

a. And
b. Or
c. Nor
d. Yet

5. I’m getting good grades _________ I study every day.

a. Or
b. Yet
c. But
d. Because
INTERJECTION EXERCISE

Directions: In the following sentences, choose the most appropriate interjection from the
selection below and write it in the space provided.

Choose from: Wow, Seriously, Goodness, Dang, Yippee, Incredible, Bingo, Geez, Yay, Darn

1. ______________, why didn't you hold the door for me?

2. ______________, I'm so happy that you decided to visit this summer.

3. ______________, it's not every day that you see a dog riding a skateboard.

4. ______________! How can you possibly agree with that point of view?

5. He just cost us the game with that error, ______________!

6. ______________! You just gave me a great idea.

7. ______________, that's a very large dog at the end of that leash.

8. I can't believe that I finally got an A on a project, ____________!

9. ______________, my favorite author is doing a reading at the local library.

10. This is my first new car,_______________.