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Valency patterns

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  • Q1
    What is the valency pattern of the verb 'to give'?
    ditransitive
    intransitive
    copular
    monotransitive
    30s
  • Q2
    Which of the following is an example of a ditransitive verb?
    He is running
    I like ice cream
    They are talking
    She gave him a book
    30s
  • Q3
    Which of the following is an example of an intransitive verb?
    They built a house for us
    She bought a car
    I ate dinner with her 
    He sleeps
    30s
  • Q4
    Which of the following is an example of a monotransitive verb?
    They played well last night
    I wrote quickly
    He walked to the park
    She ate an apple
    30s
  • Q5
    Which of the following is an example of a complex-transitive verb?
    They visited their grandparents last summer
    He beat you in the race
    She called the children naughty
    I cooked a delicious meal for you
    30s
  • Q6

    What is the valency pattern of the verb 'to be'

    intransitive

    complex transitive

    copular

    ditransitive

    30s
  • Q7

    Which is an example of a copular verb

    She is growing old.

    He goes to school by bike

    The car makes funny noises 

    She grows vegetables 

    30s
  • Q8

    Which is the correct formula for a monotransitive verb?

    S + V + DO + OPT ADVERVIAL

    S + V + DO + SUBJECTIVE COMPLEMENT + OPT ADVERBIAL

    S + V + IO + DO + OPT ADVERVIAL

    S + V + DO + OBJECTIVE COMPLEMENT  + OPT ADVERBIAL

    30s

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