Test Your Knowledge On This Verb Quiz

24 Questions | Total Attempts: 73

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Verb Quizzes & Trivia

This verb quiz is basically designed to allow you understand the verbs better and correct you where you don’t have the right understanding. If you up for it, gauge how much you know.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Randall's freckles became darker over summer.
    • A. 

      Action

    • B. 

      Linking

    • C. 

      Helping

  • 2. 
    The lifegaurd shouted at the swimmer.
    • A. 

      Action

    • B. 

      Linking

    • C. 

      Helping

  • 3. 
    Don has told that joke at least ten times.
    • A. 

      Action

    • B. 

      Linking

    • C. 

      Helping

  • 4. 
    The tornado was a terrible diaster.
    • A. 

      Action

    • B. 

      Linking

    • C. 

      Helping

  • 5. 
    Did Sandy win a place on the debating team?
    • A. 

      Place

    • B. 

      Team

    • C. 

      Intransitive

  • 6. 
    Around midnight the storm finally began.
    • A. 

      Midnight

    • B. 

      Storm

    • C. 

      Intransitive

  • 7. 
    According to the forecast, the rain will stop by tonight.
    • A. 

      Forecast

    • B. 

      Rain

    • C. 

      Intransitive

  • 8. 
    The city workers dug a deep hole in the street.
    • A. 

      Hole

    • B. 

      Street

    • C. 

      Intransitive

  • 9. 
    The school play was a tremendous success!
    • A. 

      Linking verb: is; predicate word: success

    • B. 

      Linking verb: tremendous; predicate word: success

    • C. 

      Not a linking verb

  • 10. 
    These peaches taste so sweet.
    • A. 

      Linking verb: so; predicate word: sweet

    • B. 

      Linking verb: taste; predicate word: sweet

    • C. 

      Not a linking verb

  • 11. 
    I see a shooting star!
    • A. 

      Linking verb: see; predicate word: star

    • B. 

      Linking verb: shooting; predicate word: see

    • C. 

      Not a linking verb

  • 12. 
    The old house looks haunted.
    • A. 

      Linking verb: house; predicate word: haunted

    • B. 

      Linking verb: looks; predicate word: haunted

    • C. 

      Not a linking verb

  • 13. 
    Brandon --- the answer to most of the quiz show questions.
    • A. 

      Known

    • B. 

      Knew

  • 14. 
    Are you --- at the swim meet this Friday?
    • A. 

      Dive

    • B. 

      Diving

  • 15. 
    Drew is --- his karate class today.
    • A. 

      Began

    • B. 

      Beginning

  • 16. 
    The birds have ---- south for the winter
    • A. 

      Flew

    • B. 

      Flown

  • 17. 
    A few minutes ago, the clock struck four times.
    • A. 

      Present

    • B. 

      Future

    • C. 

      Past

  • 18. 
    Kim was riding her bike when she hit a rock.
    • A. 

      Past

    • B. 

      Past progressive

    • C. 

      Past perfect

  • 19. 
    Barb had wanted to be the lead in the play.
    • A. 

      Present perfect

    • B. 

      Past perfect

    • C. 

      Future perfect

  • 20. 
    Yesterday, a moving van --- at the house next door all day
    • A. 

      Parked

    • B. 

      Will park

  • 21. 
    If you send us a stamped envelope, we --- two tickets.
    • A. 

      Will send

    • B. 

      Have sent

  • 22. 
    Today the voters --- on a new governor.
    • A. 

      Had decided

    • B. 

      Are deciding

  • 23. 
    Danny ---- in the back row.
    • A. 

      Was sitting

    • B. 

      Was setting

  • 24. 
    I --- my gloves on the radiator
    • A. 

      Had lain

    • B. 

      Had laid