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GRAMMAR & STRUCTURE — Exercises
Participles

 
 

Answer the following questions to check your knowledge of participles. Identify the function of participles in the following sentences.

Example

   

Jack is playing in the rain.
Participle as adjective
Participle as adverb
Participle as part of the verb

 
 
1. Sam was given a new bicycle for his birthday.
  Participle as adjective
  Participle as adverb
  Participle as part of the verb
     
2. The laughing child is my son.
  Participle as adjective
  Participle as gerund
  Participle as part of the verb
     
3. Camping is fun.
  Participle as adverb
  Participle as gerund
  Participle as part of the verb
     
4. The man watching TV is my father.
  Participle as adjective
  Participle as part of the verb
  Participle used in an adjective phrase
     
5. The hotel located in the centre of the town is very good.
  Participle used in an adverb phrase
  Participle used in an adjective phrase
  Participle as part of the verb
     
6. The stolen TV was found in the robber's apartment.
  Participle as adjective
  Participle as adverb
  Participle used in an adjective phrase
     
7. The hotel is located in the centre of the town.
  Participle used in an adjective phrase
  Participle as adjective
  Participle as part of the verb
     
8. Which sentence uses the correct participle?
  The satisfied student thanked the teacher for her help.
  The satisfying student thanked the teacher for her help.
     
9. Which sentence uses the correct participle?
  The girl, boring by the movie, fell asleep.
  The girl, bored by the movie, fell asleep.
     
10. Which sentence uses the correct participle?
  Everyone wanted to meet the astronaut and listen to her fascinating stories about space travel.
  Everyone wanted to meet the astronaut and listen to her fascinated stories about space travel.