Verb Quiz

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  • 1. 

    Click on the word below that is the action verb in the sentence:  The dog chased the cat up the tree.

    • A.

      Dog

    • B.

      Cat

    • C.

      Chased

    • D.

      Tree

    Correct Answer
    C. Chased
    Explanation
    The action verb in the sentence is "chased". It is the word that describes the action being performed by the subject "dog". The dog is actively pursuing and following the cat, indicating the action of chasing.

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  • 2. 

    Click on the word below that is the action verb in the sentence:Sarah eats her vegetables every day and broccoli is her favorite.

    • A.

      Eats

    • B.

      Sarah

    • C.

      Broccoli

    • D.

      Favorite

    Correct Answer
    A. Eats
    Explanation
    The action verb in the sentence is "eats". It describes the action of Sarah consuming her vegetables every day.

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  • 3. 

    Click on the word below that is the action verb in the sentence.Mrs. Zillmer jumped for joy when everyone had their assignment done!

    • A.

      Joy

    • B.

      Assignment

    • C.

      Jumped

    • D.

      Everyone

    Correct Answer
    C. Jumped
    Explanation
    In the given sentence, "jumped" is the action verb. It describes the physical action that Mrs. Zillmer performed, indicating that she leaped in the air. The other words listed are not action verbs. "Joy" is a noun, "assignment" is a noun, and "everyone" is a pronoun.

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  • 4. 

    Choose the word below that is the linking verb in the sentence.Joey is a great speller.

    • A.

      Joey

    • B.

      Great

    • C.

      Speller

    • D.

      Is

    Correct Answer
    D. Is
    Explanation
    The word "is" is the linking verb in the sentence. A linking verb connects the subject (Joey) to a word or phrase that describes or identifies it (a great speller). In this case, "is" connects Joey to the description "a great speller."

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  • 5. 

    Choose the word below that is the linking verb in the sentence.I am going to practice the piano today.

    • A.

      Am

    • B.

      I

    • C.

      Piano

    • D.

      The

    Correct Answer
    A. Am
    Explanation
    The word "am" is the linking verb in the sentence. It is used to connect the subject "I" with the predicate "going to practice the piano today." The linking verb "am" helps to establish the state or condition of the subject, indicating that the action of practicing the piano is happening in the present.

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  • 6. 

    Choose the word below that is the linking verb in the sentence.It is cold today.

    • A.

      Is

    • B.

      It

    • C.

      Cold

    • D.

      Today

    Correct Answer
    A. Is
    Explanation
    The word "is" is the linking verb in the sentence "It is cold today." A linking verb is a verb that connects the subject (in this case, "It") to a subject complement (in this case, "cold"). It does not show action but rather describes or identifies the subject. In this sentence, "is" links the subject "It" to the subject complement "cold," indicating the state or condition of the subject.

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  • 7. 

    Choose which tense the underlined verb is in. Mrs. Krista writes the assignment on the board.

    • A.

      Present tense

    • B.

      Past tense

    • C.

      Future tense

    • D.

      Future perfect tense

    Correct Answer
    A. Present tense
    Explanation
    The underlined verb "writes" is in the present tense. This is indicated by the fact that the action is happening in the present moment.

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  • 8. 

    Choose which tense the underlined verb is in. Mrs. Krista, the math teacher, wrote the assignment on the board.

    • A.

      Past tense

    • B.

      Present tense

    • C.

      Future tense

    • D.

      Present Perfect

    Correct Answer
    A. Past tense
    Explanation
    The underlined verb "wrote" is in the past tense. This is indicated by the -ed ending of the verb, which is commonly used to form the past tense in English.

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  • 9. 

    Choose which tense the underlined verb is in.Mr. Dokkestul had passed out the papers.

    • A.

      Past Tense

    • B.

      Past Perfect Tense

    • C.

      Future Tense

    • D.

      Future Perfect Tense

    Correct Answer
    B. Past Perfect Tense
    Explanation
    The underlined verb "had passed" is in the past perfect tense. This tense is used to indicate an action that was completed before another past action or time. In this sentence, "had passed" indicates that the action of passing out the papers occurred before another past event or time.

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  • 10. 

    Choose which tense the underlined verb is in.Mr. Dutton will teach a lesson about leaves.

    • A.

      Present tense

    • B.

      Present perfect tense

    • C.

      Future Perfect Tense

    • D.

      Future Tense

    Correct Answer
    D. Future Tense
    Explanation
    The underlined verb "will teach" indicates a future action, suggesting that Mr. Dutton has plans to teach a lesson about leaves in the future. Therefore, the correct answer is Future Tense.

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  • 11. 

    Choose which tense the underlined verb is in.Mr. Dutton will have taught a lesson about leaves.

    • A.

      Past Perfect Tense

    • B.

      Present Perfect Tense

    • C.

      Future Perfect Tense

    • D.

      Future Tense

    Correct Answer
    C. Future Perfect Tense
    Explanation
    The underlined verb "will have taught" indicates an action that will be completed in the future before another future action. This is the characteristic of the future perfect tense, which is used to describe an action that will have been completed at a specific point in the future. In this case, Mr. Dutton will teach a lesson about leaves in the future.

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