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Fill in the blanks with correct adverb- with solution

Exercise: Modify each verb in the following paragraph by filling in each blank with an appropriate adverb. Choose varied, interesting adverbs.

EXAMPLE [1] Several of the drama students rehearsed together to prepare for the auditions.

Rena [1] _________________ wanted to get a part in her school’s production of The Diary of Anne Frank. She was [2] _________________ nervous about auditioning, and she [3]____________ awaited the day for tryouts. To prepare herself, she [4] _______________ scanned the play over the weekend. [5] _________________ she went back and [6] _________________ studied the role of Anne. [7] _________________ she began to understand how it must have felt to live in hiding for so long. She wondered if she could [8] _________________ portray the girl who had [9] _________________ written the diary. Rena arrived in the auditorium [10] _________________. [11] _________________ she looked, she saw other students [12] _________________ thumbing through scripts. She [13] _________________ watched the first group of students read a scene. [14] _________________ her turn came. She [15] _________________ hoped that her understanding of the character would come through in her reading. As she began to read the part, she relaxed [16] _________________. She [17] _________________ enjoyed bringing the play to life. After her turn, she [18] _________________ returned to her seat. She sat

[19] _________________ waiting to hear the drama teacher’s decision. She smiled [20] _________________ when she heard the teacher say, “The role of Anne Frank— Rena Ross.”

 

Answers:

1. ardently      11. Wherever

2. quite           12. hurriedly

3. anxiously    13. nervously

4. quickly        14. Finally

5. Then            15. fervently

6. carefully      16. somewhat

7. Eventually   17. actually

8. ever              18. slowly

9. secretly        19. impatiently

10. early           20. ecstatically

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