Participle

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  • Q1

    Rewrite the sentences replacing the clauses in italics with a present participle.

    1. She was talking in her cell phone and failed to notice the car coming from the opposite direction.

    2. They are monotheists and don't worship idols.

    3. The dog barked loudly and chased the stranger.

    4. She searched the cupboard and found her lost ring.

    5. Robert sat in the living room and watched a movie.

    Marks:5
    Answer:

    1. Talking in her cell phone she failed to notice the car coming from the opposite direction.

    2. Being monotheists they don’t worship idols.

    3. Barking loudly the dog chased the stranger.

    4. Searching her cupboard she found her lost ring.

    5. Sitting in the living room Robert watched a movie.

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  • Q2

    Find out the participles in the following sentences.

    1. Smoking in public places is a crime.

    2. Increasing mental pressure made him mad.

    3. Helping those in need is a virtue.

    4. I got tired trying to convince him.

    5. I saw a man hiding in the bushes.

    Marks:5
    Answer:

    1. smoking

    2. increasing

    3. helping

    4. trying

    5. hiding

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  • Q3

    Choose the correct option to make correct sentences.

    1. __________ (Took/ Taking) off my shoes I entered the church.

    2. Tom went out, _________ (cried/ crying) aloud.

    3. Maria fell, _______ (strike/ striking) her head against the stairs.

    4. I spend three hours ________ (watching/ watch) a movie.

    5. Robert wasted a lot of money ____________ (gambled/ gambling) with his friends.

    Marks:5
    Answer:

    1. Taking off my shoes I entered the church.

    2. Tom went out, crying aloud.

    3. Maria fell, striking her head against the stairs.

    4. I spend three hours watching a movie.

    5. Robert wasted a lot of money gambling with his friends.

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  • Q4

    Combine the following pairs of sentences into one using a Participle:

    1. The music had begun. Everyone started dancing.

    2. I found the key. It was lying under the bed.

    3. The thief saw the police. He ran away.

    4. John turned suddenly. He sprained his neck.

    5. Phillip worked hard. He completed his project in time.

    Marks:5
    Answer:

    1. The music having begun, everyone started.

    2. I found the key lying under the bed.

    3. Seeing the police the thief ran away.

    4. Running suddenly John sprained his neck.

    5. Working earnestly Phillip completed his project in time.

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  • Q5

    Fill up the blanks with participles formed from the verbs given within brackets.

    My life was so _____ (bore). Every day I had the same routine. So, I thought of learning to play guitar. This idea was very ______ (excite). I also asked my sister if she was ______ (interest) in learning to play guitar. I decided to buy a secondhand guitar. But I was _____ (disappoint) as nothing was available in the neighbourhood. I finally decided to buy one online. Every evening, even if I am _____ (exhaust) I never stopped to practice my guitar lessons.

    Marks:5
    Answer:

    My life was so boring. Every day I had the same routine. So, I thought of learning to play guitar. This idea was very exciting. I also asked my sister if she was interested in learning to play guitar. I decided to buy a secondhand guitar. But I was disappointed as nothing was available in the neighbourhood. I finally decided to buy one online. Every evening, even if I am exhausted I never stopped to practice my guitar lessons.

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