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GRAMMAR & STRUCTURE — Exercises
Verbs

 
 

Answer the following questions to check your knowledge of verbs.

Choose the verb in the following sentences.

Example

Manuela leaves work at 4:30.

Manuela
leaves
work
at

The correct answer is "leaves".



1.

Donna uses the fax machine in front of her office.

  uses
  machine
  in
  office
     
2.

Tim gives his friend a ride home from work.

  a ride
  home
  gives
  friend
     
3.

Constantine waters his plants once a week.

  plants
  waters
  once
  week
     
4.

Musicians play their instruments on the streets downtown.

  streets
  instruments
  play
  musicians
     
5.

Many students do their homework at night.

  do
  their
  night
  students
     
6.

Choose the auxiliary verb in the following sentence.
Wes is exercising today.

  is
  Wes
  exercise
  exercising
     
7.

Choose the past participle in the following sentence.
Todd was excited about his trip.

  excited
  was
  Todd
  trip
     
8.

Choose the gerund in the following sentence.
Natalie enjoys working for the radio station.

  working
  radio
  enjoys
  for
     
9.

Choose the simple verb form in the following sentence.
Judy will finish her book tonight.

  will
  finish
  book
  tonight
     
10.

Choose the transitive verb in the following sentence.
Daniel goes to the bank and gets money.

  goes
  money
  gets
  bank