Adverb vs. Adjective | Course 10
Adverb vs. Adjective | Course 10

Adverb vs. Adjective | Course 10

An adjective describes a noun or pronoun: “That boy is so loud!”

An adverb describes a verb or anything apart from a noun and pronoun: “That boy speaks so loudly!”

Adverbs are used to answer how questions e.g. “How does he talk? – He talks loudly.”

Flowers smell sweet or flowers smell sweetly, which is correct? Smell sweet is correct because it describes the smell of flowers.
Smell sweetly tells how a rose smells i.e. flowers do not have noses so they cannot smell! 😃

“Fresh bread smells great” (adjective) – I am describing my opinion on fresh bread
“I smell terribly because I have a cold” (adverb) – I am not able to use my nose to smell things because of my cold.

Try to solve this short quiz. 🤓


#1 Don’t drive so ____________. You may hurt someone.

#2 Your house is very ____________ to mine

#3 The ballerina dances ____________.

#4 The monkey moved ____________ from branch to branch.

#5 I don’t know what you want from me, ___.!

#6 You did a ________ job.

#7 The solution to the crime seemed ________.

#8 The cheese on this cracker tastes ________.

#9 Those mountains look ________.

#10 She can run very _________!


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