What Kind Of Verbal?

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For each underlined verbal phrase, tell what kind of verbal it is.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Few people eat diets so unbalanced that they need to take vitamin supplements.
    • A. 

      Gerund

    • B. 

      Participle

    • C. 

      Infinitive

  • 2. 
    World War I demonstrated the need for standardizing manufactured items such as screws.
    • A. 

      Gerund

    • B. 

      Participle

    • C. 

      Infinitive

  • 3. 
    Because lasers can be focused accurately, they are used in communication devices transmitting as far away as the moon.
    • A. 

      Gerund

    • B. 

      Participle

    • C. 

      Infinitive

  • 4. 
    Lourdes refuses to iron anything until she can find a good cordless iron.
    • A. 

      Gerund

    • B. 

      Participle

    • C. 

      Infinitive

  • 5. 
    El Dorado was the fabled city of gold sought by early Spanish explorers in the New World.
    • A. 

      Gerund

    • B. 

      Participle

    • C. 

      Infinitive

  • 6. 
    He hopes to join the Army when he graduates.
    • A. 

      Gerund

    • B. 

      Participle

    • C. 

      Infinitive

  • 7. 
    Leaning against the door, she kept the man from entering.
    • A. 

      Gerund

    • B. 

      Participle

    • C. 

      Infinitive

  • 8. 
    Fighting the establishment is a losing cause.
    • A. 

      Gerund

    • B. 

      Participle

    • C. 

      Infinitive

  • 9. 
    Naomi criticized Eugenia for choosing a yellow bedspread, yellow curtains, and a ruffled yellow tablecloth.
    • A. 

      Gerund

    • B. 

      Participle

    • C. 

      Infinitive

  • 10. 
    Are law enforcement officials likely to overact if there is another crisis?
    • A. 

      Gerund

    • B. 

      Participle

    • C. 

      Infinitive