Exercise 2: adjectives & adverbs mixed

(Practise using English adverbs and adjectives)

Exercise on adjectives and adverbs – cloze text (difficulty: 3 of 5 – medium)

Insert either the appropriate adjective or adverb according to the word in brackets. But be careful, special forms occur, and in some sentences, the verbs cannot be used with adverbs.

  • Example: “Alyssa works very ______.” (exact) → “Alyssa works very exactly.”

You can check your results with the button below after you have finished. If you still need help with the topic, look at the English adjectives or adverbs again. You can also use the hint button, but note that you will lose points for that.

  1. The tourists are walking down the street. (slow)
  2. Look outside! It’s snowing and I don’t know if we should use the car. (heavy)
  3. Thanks for the explanation, Jenny. Now it sounds really . (simple)
  4. Please be ! We don’t have much time. (quick)
  5. You can connect the new phone with the computer. (easy)
  6. Rosie is studying for her exam, because she doesn’t want to fail. (hard)
  7. Before the start, the instructor explained what to do. (clear)
  8. I’m so sorry if my comment made you feel . (angry)

Further exercises and explanations about the ‘Use of adverbs/adjectives’

The following exercises and explanations refer to the ‘Distinction of adjectives and adverbs’ in English grammar and also help you learn: