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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.

  • spell -
  • discover -
  • copy -
  • chase -
  • hug -

Complete the sentences using infinitive constructions.

  • My father taught me (dance / how)
  • We haven't decided yet (put / the bed / where)
  • She was explaining (use / the gadget / how)
  • I forgot to ask (pick him up / where)
  • I wondered (address / him / whether) or not.

Fill in the gerund as the subject of the sentence.

  • (fly) to London has become rather cheap.
  • (smoke) is prohibited at petrol stations.
  • (swim) is good for your health.
  • (travel) is one of my hobbies.
  • (cycle) is impossible on this sandy ground.

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

  • I enjoy on holiday.
  • He used to in the country.
  • She is used to in the country.
  • I am tired of .
  • Ellen made me .

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.