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This is a brief English Grammar Quiz on identifying participles, gerunds, and infinitives. In each item, look at the word or phrase in quotes and then indicate whether it is a participle, gerund, or infinitive.

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    "Swimming" is a good exercise.

Take this quiz to test your knowledge on infinitives of purpose.

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    Choose the sentene that is written correctly.

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    Ted was surprised  ...... his computer acting strangely.  

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Laskenglish wants to check how much you know about the use of  infinitives and gerunds in English.

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    It is very difficult __________ this question.

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Infinitive Questions & Answers

What type of verb is used in the following statement? Economics is an ever-expanding field of study.
I'm confused on how it would be describing the direct object. What would be the participle and participle phrase?
Why is 'beginning today' a participle in the following statement? Beginning today, I resolve to get all As in English class.
Beginning today is a participle that being used tp modify something in an adverbial way and plus gerunds are used with prepositions.
What type of verb has been used in the following sentence? I always enjoy watching a meteor shower.
The correct answer to this question is Gerund. To answer this question, we should first identify the verb in this sentence. The verb in this sentence is watching. Being that the verb ends in "ing," it can be defined as a gerund. This is bec