Practice: Verbals And Prepositionals

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 211

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Verbals Quizzes & Trivia

We need more review on the Gerunds, Participles, Participial, and Prepositional phrases. Here are some practice opportunities that I will take as a homework grade.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Identify the phrase in italics. Reading all night, I couldn't stop thinking about the novella.
    • A. 

      Prep- Adj

    • B. 

      Prep - Adv

    • C. 

      Gerund

    • D. 

      Participial

  • 2. 
    Identify the phrase in italics. The Story of the Door is a chapter full of interesting vocabulary.
    • A. 

      Prep- Adj

    • B. 

      Prep- Adv

    • C. 

      Gerund

    • D. 

      Participial

  • 3. 
    Identify the phrase in italics. Although the vocabulary is challenging, reading the context clues carefully allows me to gain an understanding of the text.
    • A. 

      Gerund- S

    • B. 

      Gerund - D.O

    • C. 

      Gerund - P.N

    • D. 

      Gerund- Ob.P

  • 4. 
    Identify the phrase in italics. In my reading, I noticed that Mr. Enfeild was walking in London at 3 AM when he noticed the trampling. Suspicious!
    • A. 

      Prep- Adj

    • B. 

      Prep- Adv

    • C. 

      Gerund

    • D. 

      Participial

  • 5. 
    Identify the phrase in italics. Instead of wasting my time watching t.v, I read the first 5 chapters of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde/
    • A. 

      Gerund- S

    • B. 

      Gerund - D.O

    • C. 

      Gerund P.N

    • D. 

      Gerund Ob. P

  • 6. 
    Identify the phrase in italics. Be careful, while you are reading, to pay attention to the clues present in each chapter.
    • A. 

      Prep - Adj

    • B. 

      Prep- Adv

    • C. 

      Gerund

    • D. 

      Participial

  • 7. 
    Identify the phrase in italics. Sitting by the fire on a cool day in a comfy chair, I read the first chapter of the novella.
    • A. 

      Prep- Adj

    • B. 

      Prep- Adv

    • C. 

      Gerund

    • D. 

      Participial

  • 8. 
    Identify the phrase in italics. Sitting by the fire on a cool day in a comfy chair is not only the best time, but also the best location to read.
    • A. 

      Prep- Adj

    • B. 

      Prep-Adv

    • C. 

      Gerund

    • D. 

      Participial

  • 9. 
    Identify the phrase in italics. They say the best option for dealing with a cold is waiting it out
    • A. 

      Gerund - S

    • B. 

      Gerund- D.O

    • C. 

      Gerund- P.N

    • D. 

      Gerund - Ob. P

  • 10. 
    Identity the phrase in italics. After the students are finished reading the first 2 chapters of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde for homework as assigned on Monday, Mrs. Cooke will present them with a  lovely opportunity that will assess their reading.
    • A. 

      Prep- Adj

    • B. 

      Prep- Adv

    • C. 

      Gerund

    • D. 

      Participial