Quiz for Lessons 1-5
Parts of Speech - Verbs
Instructions: List the verbs or verb phrases in the sentences, and tell whether they are action verbs or state of being verbs. For extra credit, find the helping verbs.
1. Jim plays basketball.
2. They will return on the airplane.
will - helping verb
return - main verb
3. Badger is a funny dog.
4. I have been here a long time.
have - helping verb
been - main verb
5. I should have been playing the drum.
should have been - helping verbs
playing - main verb
6. Go home.
Hint: The last verb in a verb phrase is always the main verb.