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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.

Questions: 8  |  Attempts: 111389   |  Last updated: Apr 6, 2020
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    "Swimming" is a good exercise.

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

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 5483   |  Last updated: Jul 30, 2011
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    Choose the sentene that is written correctly.

Use your knowledge about "ir a infinitive" to complete the following 15 "fill in the blank" questions. Take your time, read each question carefully, and watch your spelling.  ¡Buena suerte!

Questions: 15  |  Attempts: 5606   |  Last updated: Jan 26, 2017

Change the meaning of the verb using the gerund or the infinitive

Questions: 8  |  Attempts: 1037   |  Last updated: Sep 17, 2018
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    Stop an ongoing activity

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 869   |  Last updated: Jan 28, 2013
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    Ted was surprised  ...... his computer acting strangely.  


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?
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
What is the verb in the following statement and what is its type? Swimming is good exercise.
There are two correct answers to this question. For the first question, the correct answer is swimming. To the second question, the correct answer is a gerund. In this sentence, the verb is swimming. This word is a gerund. To be able to identify what
What typ of sentence is it? "Is swimming a good exercise?"
The correct answer to this question is Gerund. In this sentence, swimming is the verb, and this verb is a gerund. It is a gerund because it is used as a noun. It is also a gerund because it ends in -ing. Gerunds are not to be confused with present pa
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