Adverbs / Adjectives / Linking Verbs Exercise

Choose the correct answer for each gap below, then click the "Check" button to check your answers.
1. Jack spoke to the audience urging them to elect him president of the union. He knew he had a chance of winning the election.

2. Melanie ate her lunch. She knew the meeting was and she didn't want to be late.

3. Sophie lived in Thailand for several years. She speaks Thai , and she knows the culture very .

4. The , humid weather made it difficult to enjoy the tropical beach. Miriam seemed more than relaxed.

5. The entrance examination is challenging. Very few people make it into the medical school.

6. This airline's lack of organization is astounding. I have been very up to this point, but I am going to lose my temper if you don't find my baggage immediately.

7. The young girl sings well for someone her age. Her performance was to say the least.

8. The skies became surprisingly as the moon moved between the Earth and the Sun. As the eclipse progressed, the people in the streets stood waiting for the sun's warmth to return.

9. Although Beth speaks and seems quite , she is the leading expert in her field. Don't underestimate her abilities.

10. After the medieval cathedral was burnt down last year, the city rebuilt it stone for stone. It looks exactly the same as it did before the fire.

11. We noticed changes in Diane's personality; she became and withdrawn from her friends and family. We finally realized that we had to do something about her drinking problem before it was too late.

12. Nicole grew from the hours of overtime at work. It became quite that she needed a long vacation.

13. The tomato plants grew in the rich soil. Mrs. Ficara intended to use the homegrown tomatoes to make her tempting lasagna.

14. Mr. Tanzer donated $1,000,000 to the law school's scholarship fund. With this money, they will be able to help low-income students cope with the cost of education.

15. Tim is known for his sense of humor. Last Saturday, when he told the joke about the fireman and the school teacher, everybody there started laughing .
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