What Are Adverbs?

Adverbs are words used to modify verbs or adjectives. Sometimes, we use an adverb to modify another adverb. Most words ending in -ly are adverbs. Words indicating time, place, manner, frequency etc. are also adverbs. Examples are: now, then, soon, kindly, softly, tomorrow, ago, before, sometimes, always etc.

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Adverbs worksheet for class 6

Underline the adverbs in the following sentences.

  1. I was quite surprised to find him there.
  2. Have they arrived yet?
  3. Somebody is waiting outside.
  4. She is so beautiful.
  5. All trains are running late today.
  6. What did you do then?
  7. Granny is coming tomorrow.
  8. I would like to live somewhere quiet.
  9. She is pretty old.
  10. The pudding was too sweet.
  11. He never hesitates to help the poor and needy.
  12. I still remember that experience.
  13. We barely managed to escape.
  14. Elephants are commonly found in the rain forests of South India.
  15. Lions are rarely found in Kerala.
  16. I am not going to buy that ridiculously overpriced laptop.
  17. It is rather late now.
  18. Have you ever wanted to move to another place?
  19. We have got hardly any milk left?
  20. We will never find out what happened to them.


  1. quite, there
  2. yet
  3. outside
  4. so
  5. late, today
  6. then
  7. tomorrow
  8. somewhere
  9. pretty
  10. too
  11. never
  12. still
  13. barely
  14. commonly
  15. rarely
  16. ridiculously
  17. rather, now
  18. ever
  19. hardly
  20. never

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