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 - We ... to our parent’s house.

A - Go

B - Went

C - Goed

D - Gone

Answer : B

Explanation

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

Q 2 - The cat ... straight into the trap.

A - Ranned

B - Ran

C - Run

D - Runned

Answer : B

Explanation

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

Q 3 - My mother … late when there are guests.

A - worked

B - works

C - Work

D - worker

Answer : B

Explanation

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

Q 4 - What ... you praying for yesterday?

A - are

B - were

C - am

D - was

Answer : A

Explanation

This is an action that happened in the past so we will use the past form. “You, they, we” used “were” in past form. “I, he, she, it” use “was”.

Q 5 - It … very hard this time of the year.

A - rains

B - rained

C - raining

D - rain

Answer : A

Explanation

This is an action that is done regularly as is being performed by people or things that fit the (he, she, it) category, hence we will use the present form of the verb with’s’.

Q 6 - Sheila ... riding her bike too fast.

A - is

B - am

C - are

D - were

Answer : A

Explanation

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

Q 7 - They ... playing in the sand.

A - is

B - am

C - are

D - were

Answer : C

Explanation

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

Q 8 - All the hard work was done by … together. They just decorated it.

A - we

B - us

C - I

D - me

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 9 - The tigers are ... in their lairs.

A - Lieing

B - Laying

C - Lying

D - laiding

Answer : C

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 10 - The ashes from the campfire had ... in the air.

A - raised

B - risen

C - rose

D - raise

Answer : B

Explanation

"Rise" is used to mention the action of someone or something lifting by its own. This is mentioned as "rose" in past form and "risen" with "have, has, had". It is mentioned as "rising" in "ing" form.

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