Verbals
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by Tracy Bagby
| 12 Questions
Note from the author:
A quick review of participles, gerunds, and infinitives
1
1
Is a verbal used as a verb?
True
False
2
1
A participle always ends in "ing" or "ed", no other endings.
True
False
3
1
A gerund always ends in "ing" and is used as a noun.
True
False
4
1
Infinitives can be used in multiple ways as either: a noun, adverb, or adjective.
True
False
5
1
The children's yelling and screaming woke me up
A Participle
B Gerund
C Infinitive
D None
6
1
Tracy likes to sing in the rain.
A Participle
B Gerund
C Infinitive
D None
7
1
The meal was so beautiful that the guests hesitated to eat it.
A Participle
B Gerund
C Infinitive
D None
8
1
Leeann decided that missing the lecture everyday was hurting her grade.
A Participle
B Gerund
C Infinitive
D None
9
1
Arlene was sure the extra planning will make a difference in the end for the trip.
A Participle
B Gerund
C Infinitive
D None
10
1
Succeeding is not enough; other must fail.
A Participle
B Gerund
C Infinitive
D None
11
1
Hoping for this pet, Crimson went to the store every day.
A Participle
B Gerund
C Infinitive
D None
12
1
Jennifer named the excited puppy Natalie, which means "joyful and pleasant to be around".
A Participle
B Gerund
C Infinitive
D None
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