Verbals Quiz: Gerunds, Participles, And Infinitives

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Verbals Quiz: Gerunds, Participles, And Infinitives

English grammar can be a little tricky and one needs to know how to insert words to a sentence so as to give the intended message. Take up the quiz below to test out if you can identify if the underlined word is a Gerunds, Participle, Infinitive of a verb.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Gerund

    • B. 

      Participle

    • C. 

      Infinitive

    • D. 

      Verb

  • 2. 
    In the following sentence, identify the underlined word or words as a gerund, participle, infinitive, or verb: Jennifer said the best place to go on Friday is Playtime Pizza.
    • A. 

      Infinitive

    • B. 

      Gerund

    • C. 

      Participle

    • D. 

      Verb

  • 3. 
    In the following sentence, identify the underlined word or words as a gerund, participle, infinitive, or verb: The plan accepted by the committee involves a tax cut.
    • A. 

      Gerund

    • B. 

      Participle

    • C. 

      Verb

    • D. 

      Infinitive

  • 4. 
    In the following sentence, identify the underlined word or words as a gerund, participle, infinitive, or verb: Getting up early in the morning is sometimes a challenge.
    • A. 

      Participle

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Gerund

    • D. 

      Infinitive

  • 5. 
    In the following sentence, identify the verbal: Hector wants to be an acrobat when he grows up.
    • A. 

      Wants

    • B. 

      To be

    • C. 

      Grows

    • D. 

      Up

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Of

    • C. 

      Taking

    • D. 

      Pictures

  • 7. 
    Identify the verbal in the following sentence: You can save some time by removing the shells first.
    • A. 

      First

    • B. 

      Can save

    • C. 

      Time

    • D. 

      Removing

  • 8. 
    Identify the participial phrase in the following sentence: Feeling sick from the Tilt-a-Whirl, Samantha staggered to the park bench.
    • A. 

      Samantha staggered

    • B. 

      To the park bench

    • C. 

      Feeling sick from the Tilt-a-Whirl

    • D. 

      To the

  • 9. 
    Identify the gerund phrase in the following sentence: Ruth listened to the pleasant strumming of the Spanish guitar.
    • A. 

      Ruth listened

    • B. 

      Of the Spanish guitar

    • C. 

      To the pleasant strumming of the Spanish guitar

    • D. 

      To the

  • 10. 
    Identify the infinitive phrase in the following sentence: Jacob was the first student to volunteer for the cleanup crew.
    • A. 

      To volunteer for the cleanup crew

    • B. 

      Jacob was

    • C. 

      The first student

    • D. 

      To volunteer