Verb Exercises for Class 8 have many exercises. These exercises will definitely make you a master in verbs.

Do you know that a verb is called the action of a sentence?

Action means what?

It means – the backbone of a sentence. If you understand the verbs, you can easily find yourself ahead of others in English.

Ok, let us proceed to the exercises.

Verb Exercises for Class 8 – Type 1

Exercise – 1 

Fill in the blanks with the correct form of the verbs Be.

  1. He ……………. not paying attention to what the doctor says.
  2. The babies …………… well behaved.
  3. Everyone knew she ……….. not going to the cinema.
  4. Your friends ………… going to the beach on Sunday.
  5. My father …………..in Kanpur last month.

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  1. He is not paying attention to what the doctor says.
  2. The babies are well behaved.
  3. Everyone knew she was going to the cinema.
  4. Your friends are going to the beach on Sunday.
  5. My father was in Kanpur last month.

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Exercise – 2 

Fill in the blanks with the correct form of the verbs Be.

  1. He …………….rather short.
  2. Amy and Anne ……………… living in Agra before they shifted to Delhi.
  3. It…………… hot today. Yesterday, it ……………. Cold.
  4. She …………….sweating in the hot sun.
  5. Did you understand that she ……………..in California?

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  1. He is rather short.
  2. Amy and Anne were living in Agra before they shifted to Delhi.
  3. It is hot today. Yesterday, it was cold.
  4. She is sweating in the hot Sun.
  5. Did you understand that was in California?

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Verb Exercises for Class 8 – Type 2

Exercise – 1 

Correct the following sentences with regular and irregular verbs.

  1. Though he throwed the pen very high, she catched it expertly.
  2. They had maked the mistake of writing rudely but the teacher forgived them.
  3. She buyed a pen. It costed her thirty rupees.
  4. He creeped into the room silently because he did not want to disturb others
  5. The baby weeped when its mother was away.

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  1. Though he threw the pen very high, she caught it expertly.
  2. They had made the mistake of writing rudely but the teacher forgave them.
  3. She bought a pen. It cost her thirty rupees.
  4. He crept into the room silently because he did not want to disturb others.
  5. The baby wept when its mother was away.

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Verb Exercises for Class 8 – Type 3

Exercise – 1 

In each of the following sentences, identify the subject, finite verb, and other verbs.

  1. She enjoyed swimming in the pool.
  2. He was tired of running a marathon.
  3. You look worried.
  4. Some people are fond of singing.
  5. Saurabh went to buy some fruits.

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She enjoyed swimming in the pool.

  • Subject – she
  • Finite Verb – enjoyed
  • Other Verb – swimming

He was tired of running a marathon.

  • Subject – he
  • Finite Verb – was tired
  • Other Verb – running

You look worried.

  • Subject – you
  • Finite Verb – look
  • Other Verb – worried

Some people are fond of singing.

  • Subject – some
  • Finite Verb – are
  • Other Verb – singing

Saurabh went to buy some fruits.

  • Subject – Saurabh
  • Finite Verb – went
  • Other Verb – buy

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Verb Exercises for Class 8 – Type 4

Exercise – 1 

Combine the following pairs of sentences using the infinitives.

  1. The magician does the trick. He makes the girl invisible.
  2. They did not play well. They did not get success in-game.
  3. The boy was happy. He received a prize.
  4. The vendor goes to the villages. He wants to sell his vegetables.
  5. Uncle did not have any money. He could not buy dresses.

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  1. The magician does the trick to make the girl invisible.
  2. They did not play well to get success in-game.
  3. The boy was happy to receive a prize.
  4. The vendor goes to the villages to sell his vegetables.
  5. Uncle did not have any money to buy dresses.

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Verb Exercises for Class 8 – Type 5

Exercise – 1 

Use the present or past participle of the words given in the brackets to complete the participle phrases, and then use them in sentences of your own.

  1. The………………children. (excite)
  2. The ………………giant. (sleep)
  3. The ……………story. (Interest).
  4. The ……………….frog. (jump)
  5. The …………….computer. (repair)

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  1. The excited children are playing in the field.
  2. The sleeping giant was very huge in size.
  3. People like interesting stories.
  4. Jumping frogs are very careful while jumping.
  5. The repaired computer is sold for lower prices.

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Verb Exercises for Class 8 – Type 6

Exercise – 1 

Select gerund and participle in the following sentence and writ G for gerund and P for participle.

  1. The buzzing fly disturbed us all night.
  2. The buzzing disturbed us all night.
  3. You are fond of singing.
  4. Singing happily to yourself, you can finish the line.
  5. The mountaineers were stopped from climbing to the top.
  6. Climbing to the top of the mountain is thrilling.

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  1. The buzzing – Participle
  2. The buzzing – Gerund
  3. Singing – Gerund
  4. Climbing – Gerund
  5. Climbing – Gerund

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Verb Exercises for Class 8 – Type 7

Exercise – 1 

Point out the gerunds, infinitives, and participles in the following sentences.

  1. He is fond of speaking French.
  2. Seeing the snake he ran away.
  3. A burnt child dreads the fire.
  4. Rana makes good efforts to earn his bread and butter.
  5. Working continuously for the last 20 years, I cannot stand properly.

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  1. Speaking French – Gerund
  2. Seeing the snake – Present Participle
  3. Burnt child – Past Participle
  4. To earn – Infinitive
  5. Working – Present Participle

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Exercise – 2

Point out the gerunds, infinitives, and participles in the following sentences.

  1. It is better to die than to beg.
  2. No one likes the people quarreling over small things.
  3. Being a powerful person he did not forgive the poor.
  4. Who is used to getting up early?
  5. It is not impossible to get back a lost chance.

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  1. To die – Infinitive
  2. Quarreling – Participle
  3. Being – Participle
  4. Getting – Gerund
  5. To get – Infinitive

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Verb Exercises for Class 8 – Type 8

Exercise – 1 

Combine the following parts of sentences using infinitives.

  1. She is skilled. She will finish this work.
  2. He has three children. He has to look after them.
  3. Every team should have a captain. He should give guidance to others.
  4. We went to Delhi. We wanted to see the Red Fort.
  5. John Cena is very strong. He will win the completion of wrestling this year.

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  1. She is skilled to finish this work.
  2. He has three children to look after them.
  3. Every team should have a captain to give guidance to the others.
  4. We went to Delhi to see the Red Fort.
  5. John Cena is very strong to win the completion of wrestling this year.

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Verb Exercises for Class 8 – Type 9

Exercise – 1 

Point out the gerund in the following sentences and state their kind.

  1. Admiring good qualities in other people is a sign of a good leader.
  2. She has stopped going to the party.
  3. Writing short stories is my students’ hobby.
  4. Hunting animals is strictly prohibited in Indian law.
  5. She is fond of dancing to new moves.

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  1. Admiring – Subject Gerund
  2. Going – Object Gerund
  3. Writing – Subject Gerund
  4. Hunting – Subject Gerund
  5. Dancing – Gerund as Object of Preposition

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Verb Exercises for Class 8 – Type 10

Exercise – 1 

Rewrite the following sentences by changing the participles into finite verbs.

  1. Hearing the news of his success he became happy.
  2. Encouraged by his sister he decided to take another chance.
  3. Hearing the noise child started weeping.
  4. Getting back home from her maternal uncle she saw a new height.
  5. Being hardworking he is certain of achieving his goal.

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  1. He heard the news of his success. He became happy.
  2. His sister encouraged him. He decided to take another chance.
  3. The child heard the noise. He started weeping.
  4. She got back from her maternal uncle. She saw a new height.
  5. He is hard working. He is certain of achieving his goal.

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Hope you all understand the above exercises. For more exercises like this click the links below-

Adjective Exercises

Subject and Predicate Exercises

Exercises of Sentence Reordering

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