Gerunds, Infinitives and Participles Online Quiz


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Following quiz provides Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) related to Gerunds, Infinitives and Participles. You will have to read all the given answers and click over the correct answer. If you are not sure about the answer then you can check the answer using Show Answer button. You can use Next Quiz button to check new set of questions in the quiz.

Questions and Answers

Q 1 - There was no point in … to arrest him once his crime was proven.

A - to hesitate

B - hesitating

C - in hesitating

D - for hesitating

Answer : B

Explanation

A gerund is used as a noun, but is formed by using verb/verb phrase + "ing". It is not the main verb in a sentence and is used to mention the reasons of the action taking place.

Answer : C

Explanation

An infinitive has the exact job as that of a gerund, however the difference is that while a gerund is formed by using verb + "ing", infinitives are formed by using "to" + verb/verb phrase.

Q 3 - You should make it a habit ... your car properly to avoid any traffic congestion.

A - parking

B - being parked

C - to park

D - to be parked

Answer : C

Explanation

An infinitive has the exact job as that of a gerund, however the difference is that while a gerund is formed by using verb + "ing", infinitives are formed by using "to" + verb/verb phrase.

Q 4 - He had once mentioned about ... in a hunting trip.

A - to have been injured

B - being injured

C - having been injured

D - to have injured

Answer : B

Explanation

A gerund is used as a noun, but is formed by using verb/verb phrase + "ing". It is not the main verb in a sentence and is used to mention the reasons of the action taking place.

Q 5 - They couldn’t recall ... any utensils to anyone.

A - to have given

B - having given

C - having been given

D - to have been given

Answer : B

Explanation

A gerund is used as a noun, but is formed by using verb/verb phrase + "ing". It is not the main verb in a sentence and is used to mention the reasons of the action taking place.

Q 6 - I don't remember … anything about the picnic.

A - Been telling

B - having told

C - being told

D - to tell

Answer : C

Explanation

A gerund is used as a noun, but is formed by using verb/verb phrase + "ing". It is not the main verb in a sentence and is used to mention the reasons of the action taking place.

Q 7 - The driver looked like … impatient with the traffic.

A - Get

B - To get

C - Getting

D - Got

Answer : C

Explanation

A gerund is used as a noun, but is formed by adding an action-word with "ing". It is not the main verb in a sentence and is used to mention the reasons of the action taking place.

Q 8 - He is planning … out for dinner tonight.

A - Going

B - Gone

C - To go

D - To going

Answer : C

Explanation

An infinitive has the exact job as that of a gerund, however the difference is that while a gerund is formed by using verb + "ing", infinitives are formed by using "to" + verb.

Q 9 - I will love … and visit you.

A - To come

B - Coming

C - To coming

D - Came

Answer : A

Explanation

An infinitive has the exact job as that of a gerund, however the difference is that while a gerund is formed by using verb + "ing", infinitives are formed by using "to" + verb.

Q 10 - Do you mind … me a hand here?

A - Gave

B - Giving

C - To giving

D - To give

Answer : B

Explanation

A gerund is used as a noun, but is formed by adding an action-word with "ing". It is not the main verb in a sentence and is used to mention the reasons of the action taking place


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