Gerunds, Participles And Infinitives Quiz

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Gerunds, Participles And Infinitives Quiz

Feeling like testing your knowledge about the English language? This is a brief grammar quiz about Gerunds, participles, and infinitives. In each item, look at the word or phrase in quotes and then select whether it is a participle, gerund, or infinitive. Best of luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    "Swimming" is a good exercise.
    • A. 

      Participle

    • B. 

      Gerund

    • C. 

      Infinitive

  • 2. 
    Economics is an "ever-expanding" field of study.
    • A. 

      Participle

    • B. 

      Gerund

    • C. 

      Infinitive

  • 3. 
    We drove to the mall "to buy our new surround sound system."
    • A. 

      Participle

    • B. 

      Gerund

    • C. 

      Infinitive

  • 4. 
    "Breaking the light barrier" is simply not possible.
    • A. 

      Participle

    • B. 

      Gerund

    • C. 

      Infinitive

  • 5. 
    "Overwhelmed by the menu choices," I just closed my eyes and pointed with my finger.
    • A. 

      Participle

    • B. 

      Gerund

    • C. 

      Infinitive

  • 6. 
    They have closed the cafeteria "to repair a broken steam table."
    • A. 

      Participle

    • B. 

      Gerund

    • C. 

      Infinitive

  • 7. 
    "Passing this quiz with a good grade" would make me happy.
    • A. 

      Participle

    • B. 

      Gerund

    • C. 

      Infinitive

  • 8. 
    I always enjoy "watching a meteor shower."
    • A. 

      Participle

    • B. 

      Gerund

    • C. 

      Infinitive

  • 9. 
    "Running is not the solution."
    • A. 

      Participle

    • B. 

      Gerund

    • C. 

      Infinitive

  • 10. 
    "Barking is what dogs do."
    • A. 

      Participle

    • B. 

      Gerund

    • C. 

      Infinitive

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