Gerunds And Infinitives Quiz Exam

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Gerunds And Infinitives Quiz Exam

Can you identify gerunds and infinitives? Gerunds are words that are created with verbs but act as nouns. Gerunds end in ing. For example, you could say “reading is fun” or “writing is therapeutic. ” An infinitive is formed from a verb but doesn’t act like a verb. It is the word “to” followed by a verb. You could say, “I wanted to go with you. ” You positively must take this intelligent quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    I’m bored with taking the train every day, so I've decided ______ for another job nearer home. 
    • A. 

      Looking

    • B. 

      To look

    • C. 

      Look

  • 2. 
    _________ at the weekends is a terrible way to spend your free time when the weather's so nice, isn't it?
    • A. 

      Studying

    • B. 

      To study

    • C. 

      Study

  • 3. 
    Diego is so bad at _______ ; in fact is a good example of how not ________ it. 
    • A. 

      Skiing/ to do

    • B. 

      Skiing/ doing

    • C. 

      To ski/ to do

  • 4. 
    Would you mind ______ the time of our appointment tomorrow? 
    • A. 

      Changing

    • B. 

      To change

    • C. 

      Change

  • 5. 
    It’s no use ________  about the result. My team won and yours lost. Better luck next time.
    • A. 

      Arguing

    • B. 

      To argue

    • C. 

      Argue

  • 6. 
    I’m really sorry, but I was too late _________ a table at the restaurant tonight.
    • A. 

      Reserving

    • B. 

      To reserve

    • C. 

      Reserve

  • 7. 
    We promised ______ Jean Marc a lift to the station.
    • A. 

      Giving

    • B. 

      To give

    • C. 

      Give

  • 8. 
    Not ______ another language might be the biggest mistake you ever make.
    • A. 

      Learning

    • B. 

      To learn

    • C. 

      Learn

  • 9. 
     If you can't find the key, try ______ the lock with something else, like a knife or a screwdriver.
    • A. 

      Opening

    • B. 

      To open

    • C. 

      Open

  • 10. 
    Did you remember _____ your swimsuit? Our vacation in Hawaii won't be much fun if you can't go swimming.
    • A. 

      Packing

    • B. 

      To pack

    • C. 

      Pack

  • 11. 
    Sheryl forgot _______  her purse, so I lent her ten dollars.
    • A. 

      Bringing

    • B. 

      To bring

    • C. 

      Bring

  • 12. 
     Do you remember ____ stuck in that elevator when we were in New York? I thought we would never get out of there!
    • A. 

      Being

    • B. 

      To be

    • C. 

      Be

  • 13. 
    I complete forgot ______ here when I was a kid. But now I remember! My parents brought me here when I was three.
    • A. 

      Coming

    • B. 

      To come

    • C. 

      Come

  • 14. 
    I'd rather ______ out that stay home.
    • A. 

      Going

    • B. 

      To go

    • C. 

      Go

  • 15. 
    She tried _______ him the terrible truth, but she just couldn't bring herself to do it.
    • A. 

      Telling

    • B. 

      To tell

    • C. 

      Tell

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