Verbal Ability Verbs Online Quiz


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Following quiz provides Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) related to Verbs. 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 - Did that girl ... at me?

A - Shout

B - Shouted

C - Shouts

D - Shouten

Answer : A

Explanation

The sentence already has "did" which is the past form of "do", so we don't need another action word in the past form.

Q 2 - Yesterday I ... my teacher.

A - Met

B - Meet

C - Meets

D - Meeted

Answer : A

Explanation

This is an action that happened in the past so we will use the past form.

Q 3 - Jain … her dress after trying it every time.

A - chooses

B - chosen

C - choosen

D - chosed

Answer : A

Explanation

This is an action that is done regularly. Hence, we will use the present form.

Q 4 - I ... busy when you called me.

A - am

B - was

C - were

D - is

Answer : B

Explanation

When we use auxiliary verbs for actions that happened in past time, we use "was" for "I, he, she, it", and "were" for "we, you, they" and nouns respectively.

Q 5 - Mt. Everest ... the largest mountain peak.

A - is

B - was

C - are

D - were

Answer : A

Explanation

When we use auxiliary verbs for actions that happen in the present time, we use "am" for "I", "are" for "we, you, they" and "is" for "he, she, it" and nouns respectively.

Q 6 - Raman ... going to meet my friend tonight.

A - is

B - am

C - are

D - were

Answer : A

Explanation

When we use auxiliary verbs for actions that happen in the present time, we use "am" for "I", "are" for "we, you, they" and "is" for "he, she, it" and nouns respectively.

Q 7 - "Can I speak to Vineet?”. “Yes, you are speaking to … “

A - he

B - him

C - they

D - them

Answer : B

Explanation

When the pronouns in a sentence are only participating in an action and someone else is doing the action, then they will be mentioned in the object form, i.e., "me, us, you, him, her, it, them".

Q 8 - I need to … down. I am tired.

A - Lie

B - Lay

C - Laid

D - lain

Answer : A

Explanation

"Lie" is used to mention the action of someone or something resting. It is mentioned as "lay" in past form and "lain" with "has, have, had". It is written as "lying" in "ing" form.

Q 9 - We need to ... this table.

A - lie

B - lay

C - laid

D - lain

Answer : B

Explanation

"Lay" is used to mention the action of spreading an object on top of something. It's mentioned as "laid" in past form and also with "have, has, had" and "laying" in "ing" form.

Q 10 - The skunk is ... his tail! Run for cover.

A - raising

B - rising

C - rose

D - raised

Answer : A

Explanation

"Raise" is used to lift an object. It is mentioned as "raised" in past form and with "have, has, had". It is mentioned as "raising" in "ing" form.


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