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Test on Infinitive and Gerund

Test your knowledge on Infinitive and Gerund. After submitting your answers, you will see how well you have done in the test.


Write down the ing-form (Gerund) of the following verbs.

  • work -
  • leave -
  • run -
  • look -
  • call -

Complete the sentences using infinitive constructions.

  • She didn't tell me (do / what)
  • We asked a man (get / to the station / how)
  • We didn't know (go / this way or that way / whether)
  • She found out (queue / for the tickets / where)
  • I learnt (juggle / with three balls / how)

Fill in the gerund as the subject of the sentence.

  • (smoke) causes cancer.
  • (play) football is not allowed here.
  • (walk) in New York's Central Park at night can be dangerous.
  • (spend) your summer holidays watching TV is a waste of time.
  • (sleep) in is what we usually do on a Sunday.

Decide whether to use Infinitive (with/without to) or Gerund.

  • Jenny is afraid of .
  • Bob wants to Japan.
  • I cannot you the bike.
  • Carla enjoys .
  • Garth is good at jokes.

Before submitting the test, check the following:

  • Got the spelling right?
  • Put in the full stop or question mark where required?
  • Used the correct key to type the apostrophe (Shift and #)?

In the test we cannot give you a second try. Such careless mistakes would therefore cost you valuable points.