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Grammar and StructureGRAMMAR & STRUCTURE — Exercises
Causative Verbs

 
 

Answer the following questions to check your knowledge of causative verbs.

Example

Choose the sentence that use a causative verb.
Michael got a haircut.
Michael got Sharon to cut his hair.

The correct answer is "Michael got Sharon to cut his hair."


1.

Choose the sentence that use a causative verb.

 

Jack made dinner.

 

Jack made his brother cook dinner.

     
2.

Choose the sentence that use a causative verb.

 

Philip had his friend have a party.

 

Philip had a party.

     
3.

Choose the sentence that use a causative verb.

 

Jess had to fix a flat tire on his car.

 

Jess had his mechanic fix a flat tire on his car.

     
4.

Choose the sentence that use a causative verb.

 

Brittany made a new CD.

 

Brittany made her agent buy her a new CD.

     
5.

Choose the sentence that use a causative verb.

 

Paul got a cheque in the mail.

 

Paul got his mother to send him a cheque in the mail.

     
6.

Choose the sentence that use a causative verb.

 

Pat made a cake for Wayne's birthday.

 

Pat made Gary make a cake for Wayne's birthday.

     
7.

Choose the sentence that use a causative verb.

 

Veronica wanted to have her computer fixed.

 

Veronica wanted to fix her computer.

     
8.

Choose the sentence that use a causative verb.

 

Leeann had to go to the bathroom before the trip.

 

Leeann had her daughter go to the bathroom before the trip.

     
9.

Choose the sentence that use a causative verb.

 

Raul made a gift for William.

 

Raul made William give him a gift.

     
10.

Choose the sentence that use a causative verb.

 

The gardener got the weeds out of the vegetable garden.

 

The woman got the gardener to weed the vegetable garden.