Gerund Or Infinitive Quiz- Fill In The Correct Form

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Gerund Or Infinitive Quiz- Fill In The Correct Form - Quiz

You have read about gerund and infinitive verb forms in English Grammar. Try this 'Gerund or Infinitive Quiz' and choose the correct forms out of these two to complete the fill-in-the-blanks. A gerund is a form of the verb that is used as a noun and ends with the '-ing' form, whereas an infinitive is the basic form of a verb and is preceded by the word 'to. ' Here, you have to complete the sentences with infinitive or gerund. Please note your answer should be in small letters, and extra spaces can deduct your marks.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Complete with infinitive or gerund.  The owner of the house (householder) tried [Blank] (install) a burglar alarm into the house to detect burglars.
  • 2. 
    Complete with infinitive or gerund.  I remember [Blank] (read) about that kidnapping case some years ago.
  • 3. 
    Complete with infinitive or gerund.  I regret [Blank] (inform) you that your car tax has expired.
  • 4. 
    Complete with infinitive or gerund.  Selling my car will mean [Blank] (walk) home in the dark every night.
  • 5. 
    Complete with infinitive or gerund.  I’m sure Peter didn’t mean [Blank] (hurt) the little girl, he only pushed her.
  • 6. 
    Complete with infinitive or gerund.  I wasn’t shoplifting, I just forgot [Blank] (pay) the scarf.
  • 7. 
    Complete with infinitive or gerund.  I regret not [Blank] (tell) the police about my suspicions.
  • 8. 
    Complete with infinitive or gerund.  Although he’d been arrested for drunk driving he continued [Blank] (drink and drive) just the same.
  • 9. 
    Complete with infinitive or gerund. I like [Blank] (keep) an eye on my neighbours’ houses when they are away.
  • 10. 
    Complete with infinitive or gerund. The policeman talked about robbery in general and then he went on [Blank] (talk) about the sentence.
  • 11. 
    Complete with infinitive or gerund. I was mugged as I stopped [Blank] (do up) my shoelace.
  • 12. 
    Complete with infinitive or gerund. Susan tried [Blank] (run)after the pickpocketer but, although she’s a good runner, she couldn’t catch him.
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