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Chapter Quiz

 

Get more practice with verbals and verbal phrases by reviewing Chapter 7 of Language Network, pages 168-183.

Verbals and Verbal Phrases (Print Quiz)

1.

Identify the infinitive or infinitive phrase in the following sentence: I am eager to take any Saturday job.

 

(A)

am eager

 

(B)

any Saturday job

 

(C)

to take any Saturday job

 

(D)

none of the above

  

2.

Identify the infinitive or infinitive phrase in the following sentence: To shell walnuts is difficult.

 

(A)

To shell walnuts

 

(B)

is difficult

 

(C)

shell

 

(D)

none of the above

  

3.

Identify the participle or participial phrase in the following sentence: We noticed a duck waddling toward us.

 

(A)

We noticed a duck

 

(B)

a duck waddling

 

(C)

waddling toward us

 

(D)

none of the above

  

4.

Identify the participle or participial phrase in the following sentence: The passage, translated into three languages, foretold a terrible tragedy.

 

(A)

the passage

 

(B)

into three languages

 

(C)

translated into three languages

 

(D)

none of the above.

  

5.

Identify the gerund or gerund phrase in the following sentence: Jay enjoyed floating on the raft.

 

(A)

Jay enjoyed

 

(B)

floating on the raft

 

(C)

enjoyed floating

 

(D)

none of the above

  

6.

Identify the gerund or gerund phrase in the following sentence: Riding the Mad Butterfly upsets Becky's stomach.

 

(A)

Riding the Mad Butterfly

 

(B)

upsets Becky's stomach

 

(C)

Riding

 

(D)

none of the above

  

7.

Choose the answer that tells ho