Pick the non-finite verbs Worksheet-3

Pick the non-finite verbs Worksheet-3

 

Pick out the non-finite verb in the given sentence:

  1. The continuous barking of dogs is a huge irritation.

A. Barking                                      B. Irritation

C. Continuous                               D. Huge

 

  1. The continuously falling rain hindered all progress.

A. Continuously                            B. Hindered

C. Falling                                        D. Progress

 

  1. Sheila forgot to call her mother yesterday.

A. Forgot           B. To call           C. Yesterday      D. Call

 

  1. ‘The Hanging Gardens’ were a wonder of the ancient world.

A. Wonder         B. Ancient          C. Hanging        D. were

 

  1. We have asked about twenty people to the party tomorrow.

A. Have                                           B. Asked

C. To the                                         D. Tomorrow

 

  1. “I fail to see the point in your argument,” said the teacher.

A. Fail                                             B. Said

C. To see                                         D. Argument

 

  1. Our teacher has asked us to bring some extra snacks tomorrow.

A. Has – asked                              B. Asked – extra

C. Some – asked                           D. Asked – to bring

 

  1. “Do you want to come with us for the movie next week?”

A. Do                  B. To come        C. Movie            D. Next

 

  1. You cannot always do well by burning the midnight oil.

A. Cannot          B. Well               C. Midnight       D. Burning

 

  1. I think he wanted to write a letter to his mother.

A. Think             B. Wanted         C. To his             D. To write

 

Answer Key:

  1. A

Explanation: ‘Barking’ is the non-finite verb because it neither shows the tense nor changes according to the tense.

 

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Falling’ is the non-finite verb because it neither shows the tense nor changes according to the tense.

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘To call’ is the non-finite verb because it neither shows the tense nor changes according to the tense.

 

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Hanging’ is the non-finite verb because it neither shows the tense nor changes according to the tense.

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Asked’ is the non-finite verb because it neither shows the tense nor changes according to the tense.

 

  1. C

Explanation: ‘To see’ is the non-finite verb because it neither shows the tense nor changes according to the tense.

 

  1. D

Explanation: ‘Asked and To bring’ are the non-finite verbs because they neither show the tense nor change according to the tense.

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘To come’ is the non-finite verb because it neither shows the tense nor changes according to the tense.

 

  1. D

Explanation: ‘Burning’ is the non-finite verb because it neither shows the tense nor changes according to the tense.

 

  1. D

Explanation: ‘To write’ is the non-finite verb because it neither shows the tense nor changes according to the tense.