Grammar Quiz

Gerunds Quiz


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My sister is afraid ______ having a car accident. 
A. of
B. to
C. in
D. about


How soon do you expect ________________ for South America?

A. leaving

B. leaveing

C. to leave

D. left


Rhonda’s favorite summer activity is hiking at Patoka Lake.

How is the gerund or gerund phrase funtioning?

A. subject

B. predicate nominative

C. direct object

D. object of the preposition


What is the function of the gerund in this sentence?

Understanding algebra takes daily practice.

A. subject

B. direct object

C. predicate nominative

D. object of the preposition


I can’t stand ______ for people. 
A. waiting
B. wait
C. to wait 


Mary couldn’t help ___________.

A. to laugh

B. laugh

C. laughing

D. laughs


I prefer ________ rather than _______ by train.

A. driving/ travelling

B. to drive/ to travel

C. drive/ travel

D. to drive/ travel


What is the function of the gerund in this sentence?

My favorite sport is running track.

A. subject

B. predicate nominative

C. direct object

D. object of the preposition


I regret __________ so much money last year.

A. to spend

B. spent

C. spending

D. spend


She hates …… long distances by car.

A. running

B. walking

C. traveling

D. taking


What is the function of the gerund in this sentence?

Mrs. Pritchard reprimanded the class for talking during class.

A. subject

B. direct object

C. predicate nominative

D. object of the preposition


No one enjoys _______ at.

A. laughing

B. to laugh

C. being laughed

D. to be laughed


I look forward to _____________ from you.

A. hear

B. heard

C. hearing

D. hearring


Thinking is an important part of writing.

What is the gerund or gerund phrase?

A. thinking

B. important

C. writing

D. thinking and writing


They insisted on _______ another chance to try.

A. given

B. giving

C. being given

D. to be given


There is no point……….. to persuade Jonh.

A. for trying

B. trying

C. to try

D. try


He doesn’t like ….. a hotel online.

A. going

B. booking

C. staying

D. sleeping


We like …… parties at home.

A. eating

B. talking

C. taking

D. having


——I had a wonderful time during the holidays.

—— No wonder you cannot help ____ about your trip.

A. to talk

B. talking

C. to have talked

D. talk


_______ the news of his father’s death, he burst into tears.

A. After hearing

B. Before hearing

C. While hearing

D. If hearing


If he succeeded _____ a job, his children wouldn’t be suffering from hunger now.

A. to find

B. to look for

C. in finding

D. in looking for


Can’t you remember ____ me the story last night?

A. to tell

B. telling

C. to be told

D. to be telling


Sharon doesn’t like ….. by bus.

A. driving

B. flying

C. running

D. traveling


We hate ______Maths exams every Monday.  
A. taking
B. to take
C. take 


Would you mind _______ quiet for a moment? I’m trying _______ a form.

A. keeping;filling out

B. to keep;to fill out

C. keeping;to fill out

D. to keep;filling out




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