Grammar Quiz: Regular And Irregular Verbs

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Grammar Quiz: Regular And Irregular Verbs - Quiz

A brief definition of regular verbs goes like this that these verbs follow a simple pattern to create simple past and past participle forms, whereas irregular verbs have their own rules for creating past forms. Now, this quiz has questions of both kinds; you pick the right form of the verb while keeping the concept of the regular and irregular verb in mind.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     We had just(drink) _______________ our lemonade.
  • 2. 
    When Joanna (run)_______________  into our cottage to tell us.
  • 3. 
    That she had  (see)_______________  the great sea serpent of Indian Lake. 
  • 4. 
    Before we could question her, she had already(go) _______________  on to tell the neighbors.  
  • 5. 
    The enormous sea serpent had been (speak) _______________  about.
  • 6. 
    And  (write)_______________  about so much during the summer. 
  • 7. 
    That I had almost(begin) _______________  to believe in it.
  • 8. 
     Vacationers had hesitated to let their children go into the water for fear that the monster might devour them. For many people it had really(take) ________________  all the fun out of swimming.  
  • 9. 
    We rushed down to the beach, where a large crowd had (come) _______________  together. 
  • 10. 
    Everybody was pointing to a long, black line on the surface of the water, which had(throw)_______________  the bathers into a panic. 
  • 11. 
     It was only a few hundred feet from the shore. A person could have  (swim)_______________  to it in a few minutes, but no one volunteered to do so.
  • 12. 
    Some of the onlookers were sure that they (see)________________  the monster’s great jaws and lashing tail.  
  • 13. 
     “We should have (ring) _______________  for the police,” somebody suggested,
  • 14. 
    Without saying just what our single police officer could have (do) _______________  about a sea serpent.  
  • 15. 
    It soon grew dark and (begin) _______________  to rain.
  • 16. 
    Everybody (go)____________ home.
  • 17. 
    And (do)_______________ no more about the monster.
  • 18. 
    The next morning the sea serpent was found (lie)_______________  on the beach.
  • 19. 
    It turned out to be a long piling that must have (break) _______________  loose from a nearby pier.
  • 20. 
    Someone with a paintbrush and a sense of humor had  ( give)_______________  the monster a ferocious head with glaring eyes. 
  • 21. 
    And had (write) _______________  along its side, “Captured by David Hudg—”
  • 22. 
     and had then apparently (run) ______________ out of either paint or patience.
  • 23. 
    From miles around people (drive)_______________  over to see it. 
  • 24. 
    The Greenville Gazette ( give)_______________  the complete story of the famous sea serpent of Indian Lake.
  • 25. 
    With a picture that someone had (take)_______________  of it.
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