Quiz 5, Standard English Verbs/eng091 Bohlender Name



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Quiz 5, Standard English Verbs/ENG091 Bohlender

Name __________________________

Directions: Identify the standard verb forms of the following sentences.

1. Sergio _____ weights at the neighborhood gym every Tuesday and Thursday.

A. lift

B. lifts


C. lifted
D. lifting
2. My older brother Robert _____ a black belt in Jiu-Jitsu two years ago.

A. earn


B. earns

C. earned


D. earning
3. Ava _____ a software program to file her income tax return last year.

A. use


B. uses

C. used
D. using


4. Nicholas _____ for the sales manager position, but someone more qualified was hired.

A. apply


B. applies

C. applied


D. applying
5. Every year my doctor _____ me to take a flu shot, but I refuse. So far, I have never caught a virus.

A. ask


B. asks

C. asked
D. asking


6. This year, I _____ to do all my holiday shopping online rather than fight the crowds at the shopping malls.

A. plan


B. plans

C. planned

D. planning

7. Taylor Ann _____ me to her karaoke party, but I hate to sing, so I declined.

A. invite

B. invites

C. invited

D. inviting


8. Many of my friends _____ video games, but I prefer old-fashioned board games, such as chess, backgammon, and checkers.

A. play


B. plays

C. played

D. playing
9. Even though my parents have been married for over thirty years, they still _____ the time to go out on romantic dates.

A. make


B. makes

C. made


D. making
10. During my multimedia presentation, I _____ that I had misspelled several words, including the client’s name.

A. notice

B. notices

C. noticed

D. noticing
Directions: Identify the standard forms of the irregular verbs be, have, or do in the following sentences.
11. A habitat _____ a place where animals and plants live.

A. is


B. are

C. was


D. were
12. Food and shelter _____ provided in a habitat.

A. is


B. are

C. was


D. were
13. Humans, however, _____ destroyed many habitats.

A. is


B. are

C. have


D. had

14. Forests _____ now parking lots.

A. is

B. are


C. was

D. were
15. The ocean _____ now a chemical dump.

A. is

B. are


C. was

D. were
16. Some plants and animals _____ adapted and survived.

A. have

B. had


C. was

D. were
17. Others, however, _____ died.

A. have

B. had


C. was

D. were
18. Fortunately, conservation efforts _____ underway.

A. is

B. are


C. was

D. were
19. Many states _____ set aside land for nature preserves where plants and animals can live in their natural habitats.

A. is

B. are


C. have

D. had
20. Furthermore, some states _____ created man-made habitats, such as artificial reefs.

A. is

B. are


C. have

D. had





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