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Verbals

Quiz by marilyn baran

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17 questions
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  • Q1
    Identify the infinitive or infinitive phrase in the following sentence: I am eager to take any Saturday job.
    am eager
    eager to
    any Saturday job
    to take any Saturday job
    120s
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  • Q2
    Identify the infinitive or infinitive phrase in the following sentence: To shell walnuts is difficult.
    shell walnuts
    Is shell walnuts
    is difficult
    To shell
    120s
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  • Q3
    Identify the participle or participial phrase in the following sentence: We noticed a duck waddling toward us.
    noticed
    waddling
    duck waddling
    toward us
    120s
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  • Q4
    Identify the participle or participial phrase in the following sentence: The passage, translated into three languages, foretold a terrible tragedy.
    translated into three languages
    foretold a terrible tragedy
    into three languages
    the passage
    120s
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  • Q5
    Identify the gerund or gerund phrase in the following sentence: Jay enjoyed floating on the raft.
    jay enjoyed
    on the raft
    enjoyed floating
    floating on a raft
    120s
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  • Q6
    Choose the answer that tells how the capitalized phrase is used: Sandy, ENCOURAGED BY ALL OF US, told her story.
    verb
    participle
    infinitive
    gerund
    120s
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  • Q7
    Choose the answer that tells how the capitalized phrase is used: Mr. Wells assigned READING TWO CHAPTERS.
    gerund
    infinitive
    verb
    participle
    120s
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  • Q8
    Choose the answer that correctly describes the capitalized word or phrase in the following sentence: SueAnne came in out of the rain, DRIPPING WET.
    gerund
    verb
    participle
    infinitive
    120s
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  • Q9
    I am GOING shopping tomorrow --the capitalize word(s) is/are
    verb
    verb
    gerund
    participle
    120s
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  • Q10
    Choose the answer that correctly describes the capitalized word or phrase in the following sentence: CHEATING never gets you anywhere.
    infinitive
    verbs
    gerund
    participle
    120s
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  • Q11
    Choose the answer that correctly describes the capitalized word or phrase in the following sentence: I enjoy PICKING BLACKBERRIES in the summer
    verb
    infinitive
    participle
    gerund
    120s
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  • Q12
    Identify the participle in the following sentence: Trying to write a poem is a humbling experience
    humbling
    is a humbling
    trying to write
    trying
    120s
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  • Q13
    Choose the answer that correctly describes the capitalized word or phrase: The Scheduled pep rallyhad to be postponed because of rain.
    verb
    participle
    infinitive
    gerund
    120s
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  • Q14
    We all went to Nashville to hear the Grand Ole Opry. The capitalized words are:
    verb
    participle
    infinitive
    gerund
    120s
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  • Q15
    His AMAZING persistence in the case was a credit to the department
    infinitive
    gerund
    verb
    participle
    120s
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  • Q16
    I am SWIMMING tomorrow in the race...capitalized word is a
    verb
    gerund
    participle
    infinitive
    120s
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  • Q17
    During the summer Cherie taught CREATIVE ACTING
    GERUND
    verb
    infinitve
    participle
    120s
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