Grammar Quiz

Linking Verbs Quiz


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In the sentence, “The boy looks out the window,” is the word “looks” a linking verb or an action verb?

A. linking verb

B. action verb


The fire fighter urgently sounded the alarm. 

A. Action Verb

B. Linking Verb


Which of the words below is an action verb?

A. had

B. look

C. were

D. am


Select the linking verb in the following sentence:
She appears upset about the announcement.

A. she

B. appears

C. about

D. announcement


I feel anxious about seeing my ex at the game.

A. action

B. linking


Did you feel the rabbit’s soft fur?

A. Action Verb

B. Linking Verb


To everyone’s surprise, Jonathan appeared at the party.

A. Action Verb

B. Linking Verb


What is an action verb?

A. a verb that tells what the subject is doing

B. a verb that is happening now, present tense

C. a verb that shows motion

D. a verb that is done by the object of a sentence


In the sentence, “The girl smells the flower,” is the word “smells” a linking verb or an action verb?

A. linking verb

B. action verb


There can be more than one linking verb in a sentence.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


My sister tasted her new recipe.

A. action

B. linking


What is a linking verb?

A. a verb that joins two additional verbs

B. not really a verb, it describes a verb

C. a verb that connects a subject with a noun or adjective

D. a verb that negates another verb


Select the linking verb in the following sentence:
Mom was tired at the end of the day.

A. mom

B. was

C. day

D. end


After a month the onions still appeared fresh. 

A. Action Verb

B. Linking Verb


Some words can be an action verb or a linking verb, depending on context of the sentence.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


This pizza tastes stale

A. linking

B. action


In the sentence, “The book looks interesting,” is the word “looks” a linking verb or an action verb?

A. linking verb

B. action verb


Where are we going on the field trip?

A. action

B. linking


The flower smells beautiful.
“Smells” is a ___________ in this sentence.

A. linking verb

B. action verb




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