Identify The Verbs In Sentence! Trivia Quiz

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Can you identify the verbs in the sentence, and do you think you can pass this quiz? To find the verb in the sentence, see which word defines the action. Verbs are action-oriented. Verbs often have different suffixes or endings. Learn the different verb tenses. Look for words like swim, play, talk, or dance. If you choose to learn more about identifying the verbs in a sentence, try this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    We don't always... eating out.

    • A.

      Enjoy

    • B.

      Enjoys

    • C.

      Enjoyed

    Correct Answer
    A. Enjoy
    Explanation
    The sentence is in the present tense, so we need to use the present tense form of the verb. "Enjoy" is the correct present tense form of the verb to match the subject "we".

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  • 2. 

    Have you ever ... someone so much that you can't live without that special someone?

    • A.

      Loves

    • B.

      Loved

    • C.

      Love

    Correct Answer
    B. Loved
    Explanation
    The question is asking if you have ever loved someone to the extent that you cannot live without them. The correct answer is "loved" because it is the past tense form of the verb "love," indicating that the feeling of loving someone intensely has been experienced in the past.

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  • 3. 

    Did the doctors...the sick man?

    • A.

      Cures

    • B.

      Cured

    • C.

      Cure

    Correct Answer
    C. Cure
    Explanation
    The word "cure" is the correct answer because it is the base form of the verb and matches the subject "doctors" in the question. The question is asking if the doctors performed the action of curing the sick man, and "cure" is the appropriate verb form to use in this context.

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  • 4. 

    Would you like to ... with us?

    • A.

      Played

    • B.

      Plays

    • C.

      Play

    Correct Answer
    C. Play
    Explanation
    The question is asking for the correct form of the verb to fill in the blank. "Would you like to" is followed by an infinitive verb, so the correct form is "play."

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  • 5. 

    Has Sam... her project yet?

    • A.

      Presents

    • B.

      Present

    • C.

      Presented

    Correct Answer
    C. Presented
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "presented". This is the past tense form of the verb "present", indicating that Sam has already completed or shown her project.

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  • 6. 

    Mara ... her mobile phone all the time. 

    • A.

      Uses

    • B.

      Use

    • C.

      Using

    Correct Answer
    A. Uses
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "uses." In this sentence, "Mara" is the subject and "her mobile phone" is the object. The verb that agrees with the subject is "uses," which indicates that Mara regularly or habitually utilizes her mobile phone.

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  • 7. 

    Please... a little longer for me.

    • A.

      Waiting

    • B.

      Wait

    • C.

      Waited

    Correct Answer
    B. Wait
    Explanation
    The verb "wait" is the correct answer because it is the base form of the verb. "Waiting" is the present participle form, "waited" is the past tense form, and "waits" is the third person singular form. In this case, the question is asking for the base form of the verb, which is "wait".

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  • 8. 

    What ....you looking for before the class?

    • A.

      Are

    • B.

      Were

    • C.

      Was

    Correct Answer
    B. Were
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "were". This is because the word "you" is plural, indicating that the subject is more than one person. Therefore, the correct verb form to use is "were" which is the past tense of "are" for plural subjects.

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  • 9. 

    Only you can... the thief who stole the wallet.

    • A.

      Describe

    • B.

      Described

    • C.

      Describing

    Correct Answer
    A. Describe
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "describe". In this sentence, the phrase "Only you can" implies that the action of describing the thief who stole the wallet is something that only the person being addressed can do. Therefore, "describe" is the correct verb form to match the subject and convey the intended meaning of the sentence.

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  • 10. 

    When was this book...? 

    • A.

      Published

    • B.

      Publish

    • C.

      Publishes

    Correct Answer
    A. Published
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "published" because the question is asking about the past tense of the verb "publish". "Published" is the correct past tense form of the verb "publish".

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  • 11. 

    I still haven't ... what I am looking for?

    • A.

      Find

    • B.

      Found

    • C.

      Finds

    Correct Answer
    B. Found
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "found" because it is the past tense form of the verb "find." The sentence is referring to a past event or action of not being able to find something, indicating that the person eventually found what they were looking for.

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  • 12. 

    I .... my room yesterday morning.

    • A.

      Tidy

    • B.

      Tidied

    • C.

      Tidies

    Correct Answer
    B. Tidied
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "tidied". This is the past tense form of the verb "tidy". The sentence is referring to an action that happened in the past, specifically yesterday morning. Therefore, the correct verb form to use is "tidied" to indicate that the action of tidying the room was completed in the past.

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  • 13. 

    Next year I will ... to Rome with John

    • A.

      Traveling

    • B.

      Traveled

    • C.

      Travel

    Correct Answer
    C. Travel
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "travel". The sentence is referring to a future action, indicating that the speaker will travel to Rome with John next year.

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  • 14. 

    Someone ... the accident on the highway last night.

    • A.

      Reports

    • B.

      Reported

    • C.

      Report

    Correct Answer
    B. Reported
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "reported" because it is the past tense form of the verb "report." This means that someone informed or provided information about the accident on the highway last night.

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  • 15. 

    The exam... of three parts.

    • A.

      Consists

    • B.

      Consist

    • C.

      Consisting

    Correct Answer
    A. Consists
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "consists" because it is the present tense form of the verb "consist" and agrees with the subject "exam," which is singular.

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  • 16. 

    I am going to ... for a new job. I quit my former job last week.

    • A.

      Looking

    • B.

      Look

    • C.

      Looks

    Correct Answer
    B. Look
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "look". In the sentence, the phrase "I am going to" indicates a future action, and the verb "look" is the correct form to use in this context. The other options, "looking" and "looks", do not fit grammatically or contextually with the sentence.

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  • 17. 

    Fred, I'd like to ... you to Rose.

    • A.

      Introduced

    • B.

      Introducing

    • C.

      Introduce

    Correct Answer
    C. Introduce
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "introduce" because the sentence is in the future tense and requires a verb that matches this tense. "Introduce" is the correct form of the verb for this context.

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  • 18. 

    She ... on a new project right now.

    • A.

      Will work

    • B.

      Has worked

    • C.

      Is working

    Correct Answer
    C. Is working
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "is working" because the sentence is in the present tense and it indicates that the action of working is happening right now. The use of the present continuous tense "is working" suggests an ongoing action or a temporary situation.

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  • 19. 

    Tom ...a new project tomorrow morning.

    • A.

      Is presenting

    • B.

      Was presenting

    • C.

      Are going to present

    Correct Answer
    A. Is presenting
    Explanation
    The sentence is in the present tense and refers to a future event. "Is presenting" is the correct answer because it is in the present continuous tense, which is used to describe an action that will happen in the near future. The other options, "was presenting" and "are going to present," are not grammatically correct for this context.

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  • 20. 

    ... me my money yesterday? I can't remember.

    • A.

      Have you paid

    • B.

      Were you paying

    • C.

      Did you pay

    Correct Answer
    C. Did you pay
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Did you pay." This is because the question is asking about a past action, specifically if the person paid the money yesterday. The phrase "Did you pay" is in the simple past tense and is the most appropriate option in this context.

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