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GRAMMAR & STRUCTURE — Exercises
Transitive & Intransitive Verbs

 
 

Answer the following questions to check your knowledge of transitive and intransitive verbs.

Choose the transitive verb in the sentences.

Example

David goes to the store and buys food once a week.

buys
goes

The correct answer is "buys".



1.

Sean camps and catches fish twice a year.

  camps
  catches
     
2.

The farmer feeds the animals and works in the field every day.

  feeds
  works
     
3.

The family sits on the couch and watches television every night.

  watches
  sits
     
4.

Sandra bathes and brushes her teeth every morning.

  bathes
  brushes
     
5.

Sherill remembered to mail the letters yesterday.

  mail
  remembered
     
Choose the intransitive verb in the sentences.
     
6.

Terence tells me that he sleeps better with the window open.

  sleeps
  tells
     
7.

When he smiles at me I love him even more.

  smiles
  love
     
8.

I cry when I watch romantic movies.

  cry
  watch
     
9.

Some days Jane rides her bicycle to school, and other days she walks.

  rides
  walks
     
10.

Raymond enjoys meeting new people so he often goes to parties.

  enjoys
  goes