Gerunds, Infinitives and Participles Online Quiz


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Q 1 - He got the chance ... in the merry-go-round, however he wasn’t prepared … spun around so fast.

A - to sit / to be

B - sitting / to be

C - having sat / being

D - to sit / to be

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/verb phrase.

Q 2 - Sam’s lucky ... a second chance by his wife to sober up.

A - having given

B - having been given

C - to have given

D - to have been given

Answer : B

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 - The shopkeeper denied ... of the inferior quality of noodles.

A - having informed

B - having been informed

C - to have informed

D - to have been informed

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 4 - They were lucky ... before the bridge collapsed.

A - rescuing

B - to have rescued

C - to rescue

D - to have been rescued

Answer : D

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 5 - I don't mind ... with a gift every now and then.

A - surprising

B - being surprised

C - to surprise

D - to be surprised

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 - I remember ...Shani temple last week.

A - Visit

B - To visit

C - Visiting

D - Visited

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 - The boy ... the yellow trousers is my brother.

A - Wear

B - to wear

C - wearing

D - worn

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 the sentence and is used to mention the reasons of the action taking place.

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 - I dislike … for people too long.

A - Waiting

B - Waited

C - Wait

D - To waiting

Answer : A

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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