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Verbals - Gerunds, Participles, & Infinitives

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  • Q1
    "To the right" is an infinitive verbal in the following sentence: "She said to me that I should turn to the right."
    True
    False
    20s
  • Q2
    In the following sentence, "to consider" is an infinitive verbal: 'She said, "It often takes me a rather long time to consider that dating requests of handsome young gentlemen with criminal backgrounds."'
    False
    True
    20s
  • Q3
    In the following sentence, "to annoy" is an infinitive: "It never ceased to annoy her to create meaningful grammar exams while her lovely husband watches interesting and loud movies in the next room."
    False
    True
    20s
  • Q4
    When is the word "walking" a GERUND in the following sentence?
    Walking down the hill, Biff tripped and gashed open his lip.
    Walking is a crazy-good ab workout.
    Biff is walking more carefully these days.
    Susan is walking her dog.
    20s
  • Q5
    Name the GERUND in the following sentence: "Fishing is an activity that promotes family togetherness."
    fishing
    togetherness
    activity
    is
    20s
  • Q6
    Name the GERUND in the following: Doing good is becoming her main motivation, not earning money.
    good
    becoming
    earning
    doing
    20s
  • Q7
    Name the infinitive in the following sentence: She likes to swim to the shore while humming a tune.
    to swim
    likes
    humming
    to the shore
    20s
  • Q8
    What is the participle in the following sentence? The famished children only wanted to be allowed to eat some food.
    allowed
    to eat
    famished
    wanted
    20s
  • Q9
    What is the participle in the following sentence? The depraved movie distracted the teacher.
    distracted
    movie
    teacher
    depraved
    20s
  • Q10
    Find the GERUND: Exercising is an important part of Lila's daily routine.
    part
    daily
    exercising
    important
    20s
  • Q11
    Find the INFINITIVE: His license revoked, Rich was forced to walk for the rest of the summer.
    revoked
    was forced
    for the rest
    to walk
    20s
  • Q12
    Which sentence includes a participle or participial phrase?
    The running dog is almost at the pond.
    The dog ran to the pond.
    The dog swims in the pond.
    The dog runs to the pond.
    20s
  • Q13
    Identify the PARTICIPLE in the following sentence: The cornered bear growled angrily.
    growled
    bear
    angrily
    cornered
    20s
  • Q14
    Choose the sentence with an INFINITIVE.
    Some were taken to hospitals.
    Do you want to wait in the mall?
    Get your tickets to the show.
    None of the food sent to the cities arrived.
    20s
  • Q15
    In which sentence is there a GERUND?
    My friend enjoys baking cookies.
    The short boy playing the clarinet is my cousin.
    Yesterday, Sam meant to talk to you, but he didn't have the time.
    Several of the workers wanted to organize a union.
    20s

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