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Class 7 Verbs Exercise

Question 1) The words given below are in jumbled order. Arrange them in the correct order. Underline verbs of action and verb of being and mention their type.
  • We/Roxy/our dog/call

We call our dog Roxy.

  • Beautiful/it/world/a/is

It is a beautiful world.

  • actually/angry/is/very/he

Actually he is very angry.

  • Professor Jayawardhane/consider/the best teacher/in the department/students

Students, Professor Jayawardhane considers the best teacher in the department. 

  • Returned/reena/late/night/home/into

Reena returned home into late night. 

  • Basketball/exercise/good/playing/is a

Playing Basketball is a good exercise.

  • Karate/doing/keeps/me/fit

Doing karate keeps me fit.

  • My/favourite/hobby/is/reading

Reading is my favourite hobby.

  • Away from the stables/ran/the/horse

The horse ran away from the stables.

  • Every morning/my father/in the park/takes/a walk  

My father takes a walk in the park every morning.

Question 2) Fill in the blanks with the correct forms of the verbs given in brackets. 
  1. I ………… (See) five red roses on a single branch yesterday. I ………… (Feel) very happy to see so many of them together. As I ………… (Think) of plucking them, I remembered what my father had ………… (Tell) me about plants. He had ………… (Say) that by plucking flowers we actually ………… (Hurt) plants. I ………… (Decide) not to pluck them anymore.

  2. Time ………… (Fly) very fast. We must not ………… (Waste) time. it ………… (Be) important to understand the value of time. I couldn’t ………… (Sleep) a wink last night. I ………… (Keep) thinking about my examination. I still ………… (Need) to revise some of the lessons. I wish I had not ………… (Waste) time before.

  3. My mother ………… (Stop) talking to me because I ………… (Quarrel) with my sister before going to school. My mother ………… (Dislike) it very much. But she never ………… (Scold) us. She just ………… (Stop) talking to us till we ………… (Say) sorry to each other.

  4. Last Sunday Rizwan ………… (Cook) biriyani for all of us. He ………… (Tell) us that his grandma ………… (Teach) him how to cook it. At first we ………… (Can not) believe that he ………… (Learn) to cook. So we simply ………… (Tell) him that he ………… (Need) to cook it for us.

  5. I ………… (Forget) my umbrella at home last Monday. It ………… (Start) raining as soon as the school was over. I ………… (Borrow) an umbrella from the school office. I ………… (Take) it back to school on Tuesday.

Question 3) Fill in the blanks appropriately with the correct forms of the verbs given in brackets.
  1. The responsibility …………… (Be) mine.

  2. The bread …………… (Have/go) stale.

  3. …………….. (Be) it right to be cruel to animals?

  4. I …………… (Lay) a new bed sheet on the bed yesterday.

  5. My good wishes …………… (Be) with you and your family.

  6. I …………… (Have) too much work.

  7. …………… (Lie) on the bed for some time if you are feeling unwell.

  8. Rahul …………… (Bear) the consequences of his actions yesterday.

  9. I can ………….. (See) the wisdom in her words.

  10. The well may ………….. (Fall) under an attack.

  11. I ………….. (Saw) the plank to make a chair.

  12. The leader ………….. (Bear) the responsibility for the team. 

Question 4) Complete the following sentences with the correct forms of the verbs given in brackets.
  1. My brother …………….. (Love) to bake. 

  2. Reena ………….. (Write) very well.

  3. Your argument …………. (Make) some very good points.

  4. That computer does not …………. (Work).

  5. As soon as Vani ………….. (Complete) the summary, we can present the project.

  6. The English language …………. (Contain) many words.

  7. What doesn’t kill you …………… (Make) you stronger.

  8. Hemant ………… (Enjoy) cooking.  

Question 5) Fill in the blanks with the appropriate forms of the verbs given in brackets.
  1. Seema ……………. (Read) comics.

  2. We ……………. (Watch) the news right now.

  3. Listen! Deepali …………… (Sing) in the bathroom.

  4. We …………… (Help) our parents with household chores.

  5. It’s 7 a.m. and my brother …………… (Make) breakfast for me.

  6. We …………… (Clean) our classroom regularly.

  7. I …………… (Walk) towards the park right now. Where …………… (Be) you? 

  8. My sister …………… (Play) tennis usually but right now she …………… (Play) football.

  9. I ………… (Swim) every day but today I …………… (Want) to …………… (Sleep).

Question 6) Complete the following sentences with correct forms of verbs given in brackets.
  1. Great leaders such as mahatma Gandhi, netaji subhash Chandra Bose, Maulana Abul kalam Azad and Bhagat Singh ……………(fight) for the independence of India. The British …………… (Rule) over India for more than two centuries. They …………… (Follow) the policy of ‘divide and rule’ for governance. They …………… (Divide) India into two nations before they …………. (Leave) them country in 1947.

  2. Sri Lanka ………….. (Be) also under the British rule for a long time. The country …………… (Get) its independence in 1948. On 21 July, 1960 sirimavo Bandaranaike ………… (Take) office as the prime minister of Sri Lanka. Shi ……….. (Become) the word’s first female prime minister and the first female head of government in post-colonial Asia.

  3. Nepal …………. (Remain) a monarchy throughout most of its history. In 1990 king birendra …………. (Agree) to introduce large-scale political reforms. He ………….. (Introduce) parliamentary monarchy in Nepal. In this system they king …………… (Remain) the head of the state while the prime minister ………… (Act) as the head of the government. The country …………… (See) the establishment of a federal democratic republic in 2008. Dr. Ram baran yadav ………….. (Become) the first president of Nepal on 23 July, 2008.

Question 7) Fill in blanks with the correct forms of the verbs given in the brackets.
  1. What time __________ the banks open here? (do)

  2. A liar is someone who never _____________ the truth. (tell)

  3. I ___________ lunch and then did my homework.(finish)

  4. Every year I go to Shimla for my holidays, but last year I ____________ to Goa.(go)

  5. Right now we ___________ tenses. (learn)

  6. Grandmother ____________ this house herself. (build)

  7. Grandfather ___________ in the garden when I arrived. (work)

  8. My sister _________ football when I get home from school. (play)

  9. I _________ the net for two hours now and I still haven’t found the information I want.(surf)

  10. We ________ this snowman all by ourselves. (make)

  11. In a few weeks time, we will ______________ in this neighbourhood for ten years. (stay)

  12. __________ you have any idea where the school is? (do)

  13. I _________ the guitar for two hours now. (practice)

  14. I __________ already ________ my dinner by the time my father came home. (eat)

  15. When we reached the orchard, Grandfather ________ already _________ the trees for three hours, so we told him to rest and pruned the trees ourselves. (prune)

Question 8) Fill in blanks with the present or past participle of the verbs given in brackets.
  1. My grandmother tells me many ……………. (Interest) stories.

  2. Disha still has pain in her ……………… (Break) arm.

  3. I love to watch the …………….. (Twinkle) stars at night.

  4. Are you ……………….. (Try) hard enough?

  5. Altaf and I looked after the …………….. (Injure) dog.

  6. Hitesh caught up with the ……………. (Speed) bus.

  7. Do not write on that ……………… (Tear) page.

  8. Please take your seat in the ………………. (Wait) hall.

  9. Why do you have this ………………… (Disturb) look on your face?

  10. Are you ………………. (Look) for your coat?

  11. This dress can only be ……………….. (Wear) in cold weather. 

Question 9) Fill in the blanks with the appropriate forms of the verbs given in brackets.
  1. I didn’t expect his ……………….. (Sing) to be so melodic.

  2. Rajan is ………………. (Invite) her to the party.

  3. Mohini …………… (Be, talk) about the news this morning. 

  4. ………………….. (Go) for this show was very exciting.

  5. I ………………. (be, watch) a movie when they walked in 

  6. My parents ………………. (Be, support) my decision to learn ballet.

  7. I ……………….. (Be, think) of going to Manali during the summer.

  8. We will ……………… (Be, drive) to the venue.

  9. After ………………… (Check) the music arrangements, I went to check on the caterers.

  10. ……………… (Light) candles and diyas to celebrate Diwali is a tradition.

Question 10) Fill in the blanks with the correct forms of the verbs given in brackets.
  1. Reena_______ her younger brother for being late. (scold)

  2. Pallavi _______ at the annual day function last year. (dance)

  3. Please do not _______ that branch. (cut)

  4. Rupa________ a beautiful dress at the party. (wear)

  5. During the air show, fighter planes________ in formation overhead. (fly)

  6. The angry man ______ the poor beggar away. (drive)

  7. Hey! Don’t ________ the touch in my face. (shine)

  8. Tarun_______ the shirt and______ it in the box. (fold, place)

  9. I was angry because you had _______ to me. (lie)

  10. The policeman________ the whistle but the young drive had_______ away. (Blow, speed)

Question 11) Use the correct past form of the verb given in brackets to complete each sentence below.
  1. The children ________ (laugh) when they saw the clown.

  2. In olden times, people ________ (travel) on horseback or by bullock carts.

  3. Yesterday, I _________(go) to the market when it ________ ( begin) to rain.

  4. The judge _______ (sentence) the criminal to ten years in prison.

  5. The principal _________ (address) the teachers and student on the Founders’ Day.

  6. The cat _________ (drown) when Rahul_______ (jump) into the pond and _______ (save) it.

  7. My mother __________ (be) very fond of animals but she ___________ (find) it difficult to look after them when she _________ (grow) older.

  8. The children ________ (not know) the answers, so the teacher_________ (allow) them some more revision time.

  9. Payal ________ (finish) a painting while Raman__________( clean) out the garage.

  10. Raman _________ (still cook) dinner when his guests__________ (arrive).

Question 12) Fill in the blanks with the verb form of the words given in the brackets:
  1. It will take me some time to ………. myself to these changes. (Custom)

  2. Don’t Just  …….. with people. Help them if you can. (Sympathy)

  3. Our team was able to ………. the score in the second half. (equal)

  4. Did you  …….. how carelessly you had done the work? (real)

  5. We ought to ………. the water we want to drink. (pure)

  6. How do we ………  that these steps will benefit the staff? (sure)

  7. The speaker gave several arguments to  ………… the angry workers . (peace)

  8. Reading good books will …….. your outlook . (broad )

  9. A little negligence can  ……….. the lives of so many children. (danger)

  10. If we have hurt someone’s feeling , we should ……….. for it. (apology)

Question 13) Fill in the blanks with the correct forms of the verbs in brackets to complete the following passage.

Prakash__________ (go) to the cinema last night. When he________ (returning), a dog________ (bite) him. He ________ (consulted) the doctor. The doctor ________ (recommend) injections and Prakash________ (go) to the clinic every day for ten days. He________ (hate) those painful injections.