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Linking, Intransitive and Transitive Verbs Quiz

You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests Linking, Intransitive and Transitive Verbs.

1. What do all verbs have?

a subject
an object
a) a subject b) an object

2. A linking verb connects a subject with a noun or adjective that tells you about

the object
the subject
a) the object b) the subject

3. In which sentence does a linking verb connect the subject to a noun?

My daughter is a teacher.
My daughter teaches English.
a) My daughter is a teacher. b) My daughter teaches English.

4. "Daniel looks tired." The linking verb connects the subject to

an objective
an adjective
a) an objective b) an adjective

5. Intransitive verbs don’t have

an object
a subject
a) an object b) a subject

6. "Katy runs every morning." In this sentence "run" is

an intransitive verb
a transitive verb
a) an intransitive verb b) a transitive verb

7. In which sentence is "run" used as a transitive verb?

She runs slowly.
She runs a business.
a) She runs slowly. b) She runs a business.

8. "They bought a new car." The verb is

monotransitive
ditransitive
a) monotransitive b) ditransitive

9. "They bought their son a new car." The verb is

monotransitive
ditransitive
a) monotransitive b) ditransitive

10. Which is a list of ditransitive verbs?

give, show, tell, lend
want, like, eat, kill
a) give, show, tell, lend b) want, like, eat, kill

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