Frequency Adverbs Questions for the ESL Classroom

In this post you will find different types of questions using frequency adverbs.

Adverbs are an important part of a language because they express how an action (a verb) is done. When we want to describe how often the action is done, we need to use adverbs of frequency.

These are some examples of frequency adverbs in English

Always100% of the time
UsuallyGenerally, in most cases
RarelyNot often, seldom
Hardly everAlmost never
OccasionallyInfrequently, now and then
SeldomRarely, not often
NeverNot at any time

Let’s check some of the most common questions you can ask using frequency adverbs.

Frequency Adverbs Questions: Usually

These are some frequency adverbs questions with usually

  1. What do you usually do in the afternoons?
  2. What do you usually in the morning?
  3. What do you usually do at nights?
  4. What do you usually do during the weekends?
  5. What music do you usually listen to?
  6. What is something you usually do in your free time?

Frequency Adverbs Questions: Always

These are some frequency adverb questions with always

  1. Do you always dream?
  2. Do you always play video games?
  3.  Do you always visit certain websites or programs every day?
  4. Do you always go to bed before midnight?
  5. Do you always go to bed after midnight?
  6. Do you always wake up before 8?
  7. Do you always have coffee in the mornings?
  8. What is something you always do when you study for a test?

Frequency Adverbs Questions: Sometimes

These are some questions with sometimes:

  1. Do your coworkers sometimes experience stress or anxiety?
  2. Do you swear sometimes?
  3. Where do you sometimes go with your friends?
  4. Do you dance sometimes?
  5. Do you sometimes forget important dates?

Frequency Adverbs Questions: How Often?

These are some frequency adverbs questions with how often

  1. How often do you go to the cinema?
  2. How often do you play soccer?
  3. How often do you exercises?
  4. How often do you play video games?
  5. How often do you go running?
  6. How often do you go out?
  7. How often do you eat fast food?
  8. How often do you watch movies?
  9. Do you often eat seafood 
  10. How often do you go to the doctor?
  11. How often do you go to the dentist?

Frequency Adverbs Questions: Never

These are some frequency adverbs questions with never

  1. Do you never eat breakfast in the morning?
  2. Have you never traveled outside your home country?
  3. Do you never exercise before going to work?
  4. Have you never tried sushi or any exotic cuisine?
  5. Do you never watch the news to stay updated?
  6. Have you never used public transportation?
  7. Do you never check your email on weekends?

Frequency Adverbs Questions: Rarely

These are some questions with rarely

  • Do you rarely watch movies at home?
  • Do you rarely take vacations
  • What activities do you rarely engage in, and why?
  • In what situations do you rarely find yourself feeling stressed?
  • Have you ever had an experience that you rarely share with others?

Manuel Campos, English Professor

Manuel Campos

I am Jose Manuel, English professor and creator of, a blog whose mission is to share lessons for those who want to learn and improve their English