Unit 3 Grammar Test--verbs

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Unit 3 Grammar Test--verbs

Verbs Test


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which word is the action verb in the following sentence? The antelope raced across the plain.
    • A. 

      Antelope

    • B. 

      Raced

    • C. 

      Across

    • D. 

      Plain

  • 2. 
    Which word is the action verb in the following sentence? I know the answer to that riddle!
    • A. 

      Know

    • B. 

      Answer

    • C. 

      Riddle

    • D. 

      I

  • 3. 
    Which word is the action verb in the following sentence? Tommy wanted a dog for a pet.
    • A. 

      For

    • B. 

      Pet

    • C. 

      Dog

    • D. 

      Wanted

  • 4. 
    Which word is the action verb in the following sentence? I smelled something in the garage.
    • A. 

      Smelled

    • B. 

      Something

    • C. 

      Garage

    • D. 

      I

  • 5. 
    Which word is the action verb in the following sentence? Hummingbirds eat almost constantly.
    • A. 

      Hummingbirds

    • B. 

      Eat

    • C. 

      Almost

    • D. 

      Constantly

  • 6. 
    Which word is the action verb in the following sentence? She tasted everything except the oysters.
    • A. 

      She

    • B. 

      Except

    • C. 

      Everything

    • D. 

      Tasted

  • 7. 
    Which word is the action verb in the following sentence? We really like the science museum.
    • A. 

      We

    • B. 

      Really

    • C. 

      Like

    • D. 

      Museum

  • 8. 
    Which word is the action verb in the following sentence? I heard the new  song by that group.
    • A. 

      I

    • B. 

      Heard

    • C. 

      Song

    • D. 

      Group

  • 9. 
    Which word is the action verb in the following sentence? That child fears loud noises.
    • A. 

      That

    • B. 

      Child

    • C. 

      Fears

    • D. 

      Noises

  • 10. 
    Which word is the action verb in the following sentence? The Lions defeated the Packers in last night's game.
    • A. 

      Lions

    • B. 

      Defeated

    • C. 

      Packers

    • D. 

      Last

  • 11. 
    A transitive verb is followed by a word or words called the direct object that answers the question What? or Whom? An intransitive verb is an action verb that does NOT have a direct object.  Read the sentence below and decide if the underlined action verb is transitive or intransitive. Harry started his homework early.
    • A. 

      Transitive

    • B. 

      Intransitive

  • 12. 
    A transitive verb is followed by a word or words called the direct object that answers the question What? or Whom? An intransitive verb is an action verb that does NOT have a direct object.  Read the sentence below and decide if the underlined action verb is transitive or intransitive. Grandpa gave me a bicycle helmet for Charlie.
    • A. 

      Transitive

    • B. 

      Intransitive

  • 13. 
    A transitive verb is followed by a word or words called the direct object that answers the question What? or Whom? An intransitive verb is an action verb that does NOT have a direct object.  Read the sentence below and decide if the underlined action verb is transitive or intransitive. My friend Jamie and I visit there often.
    • A. 

      Transitive

    • B. 

      Intransitive

  • 14. 
    A transitive verb is followed by a word or words called the direct object that answers the question What? or Whom? An intransitive verb is an action verb that does NOT have a direct object.  Read the sentence below and decide if the underlined action verb is transitive or intransitive. Has he sent them the directions to the farm yet?
    • A. 

      Transitive

    • B. 

      Intransitive

  • 15. 
    A transitive verb is followed by a word or words called the direct object that answers the question What? or Whom? An intransitive verb is an action verb that does NOT have a direct object.  Read the sentence below and decide if the underlined action verb is transitive or intransitive. The jeweler showed the bracelet with pride.
    • A. 

      Transitive

    • B. 

      Intransitive

  • 16. 
    A transitive verb is followed by a word or words called the direct object that answers the question What? or Whom? An intransitive verb is an action verb that does NOT have a direct object.  Read the sentence below and decide if the underlined action verb is transitive or intransitive. The troops watched the demonstration in amazement.
    • A. 

      Transitive

    • B. 

      Intransitive

  • 17. 
    A transitive verb is followed by a word or words called the direct object that answers the question What? or Whom? An intransitive verb is an action verb that does NOT have a direct object.  Read the sentence below and decide if the underlined action verb is transitive or intransitive. Stephen Crane, the author, died at an early age.
    • A. 

      Transitive

    • B. 

      Intransitive

  • 18. 
    A transitive verb is followed by a word or words called the direct object that answers the question What? or Whom? An intransitive verb is an action verb that does NOT have a direct object.  Read the sentence below and decide if the underlined action verb is transitive or intransitive. Her sore throat is causing her much pain.
    • A. 

      Transitive

    • B. 

      Intransitive

  • 19. 
    A transitive verb is followed by a word or words called the direct object that answers the question What? or Whom? An intransitive verb is an action verb that does NOT have a direct object.  Read the sentence below and decide if the underlined action verb is transitive or intransitive. Leaves fall from the trees in autumn.
    • A. 

      Transitive

    • B. 

      Intransitive

  • 20. 
    A transitive verb is followed by a word or words called the direct object that answers the question What? or Whom? An intransitive verb is an action verb that does NOT have a direct object.  Read the sentence below and decide if the underlined action verb is transitive or intransitive. The chief greeted the general.
    • A. 

      Transitive

    • B. 

      Intransitive

  • 21. 
    What is the subject of the following sentence? Your accident sounds scary.
    • A. 

      Your

    • B. 

      Accident

    • C. 

      Sounds

    • D. 

      Scary

  • 22. 
    What is the linking verb of the following sentence? Your accident sounds scary.
    • A. 

      Your

    • B. 

      Accident

    • C. 

      Sounds

    • D. 

      Scary

  • 23. 
    Does the following sentence have a predicate adjective? Your accident sounds scary.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 24. 
    What is the subject of the following sentence? Danny suddenly grew quiet.
    • A. 

      Danny

    • B. 

      Suddenly

    • C. 

      Grew

    • D. 

      Quiet

  • 25. 
    What is the linking verb of the following sentence? Danny suddenly grew quiet.
    • A. 

      Danny

    • B. 

      Suddenly

    • C. 

      Grew

    • D. 

      Quiet

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