Gerund vs. Infinitive Quizzes


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     I always enjoy watching a meteor shower.
     
      A.     Participle
      B.     Gerund
      C.     Infinitive


In an attempt (at attracting/to attract) more customers, my mom made a Facebook page, Twitter account, and Tumblr for her home canning business.

A. At attracting
B. To attract


A participle is a verb used as a(n) ______.

A. Verb
B. Gerund
C. Adjective
D. Noun


We arranged __________ at the airport.

A. To meet
B. Meeting


 Swimming is good exercise.
     
      A.     Participle
      B.     Gerund
      C.     Infinitive


Does he like __________ funny stories?

A. to tell
B. Telling


Don’t stop ________. It’s not the time for lunch yet.

A. Working
B. To work


I try __________ my inlaws as much as possible.

A. To avoid
B. Avoiding
C. Either is fine and the meaning is the same
D. The meaning is different but either is fine


Identify the participial phrase in the following sentence: Feeling sick from the Tilt-a-Whirl, Samantha staggered to the park bench.

A. Samantha staggered
B. To the park bench
C. Feeling sick from the Tilt-a-Whirl
D. To the


I started __________ the violin when I was 10.

A. To play
B. Playing


Special effects in movies have improved so rapidly that The Matrix, once thought of as an amazing example of computer graphics, now looks antiquated and unrealistic.
     
      A.     Gerund
      B.     Participle
      C.     Infinitive
      D.     None of the Above


My five hour flight was ruined by the crying infant who sat in the seat behind me.
     
      A.     Gerund
      B.     Participle
      C.     Infinitive
      D.     None of the above


     In the play “Billy Elliot,” the main character’s dancing confuses and worries his traditional father.
     
      A.     Gerund
      B.     Participle
      C.     Infinitive
      D.     None of the above


Would you mind … this questionnaire?

  1. to fill out
  2. filling out


Identify the verbal in the following sentence: You can save some time by removing the shells first.

A. First
B. Can save
C. Time
D. Removing


I don’t feel like ………… out.

A. Go
B. To go
C. Going


A Verbal is a ___ form.

A. Noun
B. Verb
C. Adjective
D. Adverb


     The workers have closed the street to repair the damaged concrete.
     
      A.     Participle 
      B.     Gerund
      C.     Infinitive


I’D RATHER _______ IT FROM YOU.

A. HEAR
B. TO HEAR
C. HEARING


     The clapping seal entertained all of the the kindergarteners who went to the zoo.
     
      A.     Gerund
      B.     Participle
      C.     Infinitive
      D.     None of the above


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