Definition: a word that describes/
modifies a verb, adjective or
Each team must write down the adverb and
the verb it modifies. The first team with
the correct, legible answer, wins
Shamrock frantically ran towards the squirrel.
Answer: adv.: frantically, verb: ran
The first balloonist floated gently
above Paris in a hot-air balloon
that had been cleverly designed
by the Montgolfier brothers.
Answer: adv: gently, verb:
floated, adv: cleverly, verb:
These earlier balloons differed
significantly from modern
balloons, which are sturdily
constructed of nylon.
Answer: adv: significantly, verb:
differed, adv: sturdily, verb:
In their first experiments, they
bravely prepared fuel from
rotten meat and old shoes.
Answer: adv: bravely, verb:
Each team must write their answer on one
of the cards provided. The first correct,
legible answer wins.
Plato, a Greek philosopher, wrote a most
interesting book called the Republic over two
thousand years ago.
Answer: adverb = most, adjective = interesting,
noun = book
In the Republic, Plato describes the
organization of a perfectly just
Answer: adv. = perfectly, adj. = just,
noun = government
Plato’s government is
for a very small state,
such as the city-states
that were common in
Greece in his time.
Answer: adverb: very,
adj.:small, noun: state
But his ideas are quite
universal and could also apply
to large government.
Answer: adv.: quite, adj.:
universal, noun: ideas
Each citizen of Plato’s
government belongs in one of
three completely distinct classes:
workers, the military or rulers.
Answer: adv.: completely,
adj.: distinct, noun: classes
Same rules as the last two games.
Shamrock is almost always
happy to see me come home.
Answer: adv: almost, adv: always,
We’ll meet shortly afterward.
Answer: adv: shortly, adv:
afterward, verb: meet
In the final four minutes of the
game, Frank shot extremely
Answer: adv: extremely, adv:
accurately, verb: shot
Usually it seems that each
month goes more rapidly than
the month before.
Answer: adv: more, adv:
rapidly, verb: goes
FINAL JEOPARDY RULES
Find each and every adverb and
the word it modifies. Be sure to
label it following the format
we’ve been using.
I screamed quite loudly
when I found out the
usually calm dog had very
innocently brought a dead
bird into the house for me.
Adv: quite, Adv: loudly, Verb: screamed
Adv: usually, Adj: calm, Noun: dog
Adv: very, Adv: innocently, Verb: brought