Identify gerunds-participles Worksheet-2

Identify gerunds-participles Worksheet-2

 

See the underlined word and identify it:

  1. The men had already finished the job.

A. Present participle                    B. Past participle

C. Gerund                                       D. None of these

 

  1. Rahul was doing his homework in the evening yesterday.

A. Gerund                                       B. Past participle

C. Present participle                    D. None of these

 

  1. Rahul was doing his homework in the evening yesterday.

A. Past participle                          B. Gerund

C. None of them                            D. Present participle

 

  1. Watching too much TV will definitely spoil the eyes.

A. Past participle                          B. Gerund

C. Present participle                    D. None of these

 

  1. When will the players be reaching the new stadium?

A. Gerund                                       B. Present participle

C. Past participle                          D. None of these

 

  1. Who finally found the hidden treasure?

A. Present participle                    B. Past participle

C. None of them                            D. Gerund

 

  1. I am not hungry; I have just eaten my lunch.

A. Past participle                          B. Present participle

C. Gerund                                       D. None of these

 

  1. The students were playing cricket after school.

A. Gerund                                       B. Past participle

C. Present participle                    D. None of these

 

  1. The waiting men climbed into the bus.

A. Gerund                                       B. Past participle

C. None of them                            D. Present participle

 

  1. Selling vegetables is quite a lucrative job.

A. Past participle                          B. Present participle

C. Gerund                                       D. None of these

 

Answer:

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Finished’ is a past participle because it forms part of the verb.

 

  1. D

Explanation: ‘Evening’ is an adverb of time. It is not a gerund, a present participle or a past participle.

 

  1. D

Explanation: ‘Doing’ is a present participle because it forms part of the verb.

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Watching’ is a gerund because it is doing the work of a noun.

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Reaching’ is a present participle because it forms part of the verb.

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Hidden’ is a past participle because it is doing the work of an adjective.

 

  1. A

Explanation: ‘Eaten’ is a past participle because it forms part of the verb.

 

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Playing’ is a present participle because it forms part of the verb.

 

  1. D

Explanation: ‘Waiting’ is a present participle because it is doing the work of an adjective.

 

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Selling’ is a gerund because it is doing the work of a noun.