Identifying Gerunds (Grade 8)

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Identifying Gerunds

1. 
The following sentence contains a gerund.

She wanted to play soccer for the University of Delaware.
  1. True
  2. False
2. 
The following sentence contains a gerund.

This lesson is boring.
  1. True
  2. False
3. 
The following sentence contains a gerund.

I don't like watching scary movies when I am alone.
  1. True
  2. False
4. 
The following sentence contains a gerund.

The handle on my driver's side door really needs fixing.
  1. True
  2. False
5. 
The following sentence contains a gerund.

I am looking forward to meeting you.
  1. True
  2. False
6. 
What is the gerund in the sentence?

Smoking cigarettes is bad for your health.
  1. smoking
  2. cigarettes
  3. bad
  4. health
7. 
What is the gerund in the sentence?

I am used to watching boring movies in school.
  1. am
  2. used
  3. watching
  4. boring
8. 
What is the gerund in the sentence?

Marlo admitted to cheating on the challenging test.
  1. admitted
  2. cheating
  3. challenging
  4. test
9. 
What is the gerund in the sentence?

Reading science fiction is more exciting than reading fantasy.
  1. reading
  2. is
  3. exciting
  4. fantasy
10. 
What is the gerund in the sentence?

Mark likes fishing on the river.
  1. Mark
  2. likes
  3. fishing
  4. river

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