Model Activity Task – English Grammar
Class 8 (Part -3)
Q1)Point out the Verbs which are finite and which are non finite in the following sentences :
a)My mother cooks food for the family.
Ans-Cooks – Finite Verb.
b)She attended three meetings.
Ans- Attended – Finite Verb.
c)My friend wants to go to Agra to visit the Taj Mahal.
Ans-Wants – Finite Verb; to go – Non Finite Verb ; to visit – Non Finite Verb.
d)The hunter killed the tiger.
Ans-Killed -Finite Verb.
e)He refused to obey the orders.
Ans- Refused – Finite Verb; to obey – Non Finite Verb.
f)To err is human.
Ans-To err – Non Finite Verb.
Q2) Fill in the blanks using a suitable verb with Infinitives. A list of verbs is given below LIST : play,take,hear,swim,enjoy.
a)I am sorry to hear this.
- b) Everybody wishes to enjoy
c)She knows how to swim.
d)He likes to play cards.
e)The doctor advised him to take rest.
Q3)Join the pair of sentences using Infinitives.
a)He went to Amritsar .He wanted to visit the Golden Temple.
Ans- He went to Amritsar to visit the Golden Temple.
b) Everyone should do his duty.India expects this of every man.
Ans – India expects everyone to do this duty.
c)I speak the truth. I am not afraid of it.
Ans- I am not afraid to speak the truth.
d)He has three children. He must provide for them.
Ans-He has three children to provide for.
e) Every football team has captain. He directs the other players.
Ans- Every football team has a captain to direct the other players.
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