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GRAMMAR & STRUCTURE — Exercises
Gerunds

 
 

Answer the following questions to check your knowledge of gerunds.

Identify the gerund in the following sentences.

Example

Camping is fun.

camping
is

The correct answer is "camping".



1.

I am going snowboarding tomorrow.

  going
  snowboarding
     
2.

Playing video games is becoming one of the most popular "sports" among young people today.

  playing
  becoming
     
3.

Andrea and Philip are talking about going away on a holiday together.

  talking
  going
     
4.

Which of the following sentences is correct?

  Cameron is thinking about to change his school.
  Cameron is thinking about changing his school.
  Cameron is thinking about change his school.
     
5.

Which of the following sentences is correct?

  Bill enjoys hearing Tom's story.
  Bill enjoys hear Tom's story.
  Bill enjoys to hear Tom's story.
     
6.

Which of the following sentences is correct?

  Mary is sitting at the table to wait for her dinner.
  Mary is sitting at the table was waiting for her dinner.
  Mary is sitting at the table waiting for her dinner.
     
7.

Which of the following sentences is correct?

  Everyone is having trouble answering the final exam question.
  Everyone having trouble answering the final exam question.
  Everyone is having trouble to answer the final exam question.
     
8.

Which of the following sentences is correct?

  I remember playing games with my brother when we were young.
  I remember play games with my brother when we were young.
  I remember to play games with my brother when we were young.
     
9.

Which of the following sentences is correct?

  Eating poorly is not healthy.
  Eat poorly is not healthy.
  Is not healthy eating poorly.
     
10.

Which of the following sentences is correct?

  Be invited to a wedding is a great honour.
  Be inviting to a wedding is a great honour.
  Being invited to a wedding is a great honour.