What Are Action Words? - Definition & Examples


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What are action words?

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1. What are non-action words?

2. What is an irregular verb?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz and its attached worksheet to see how much you know about action words. Questions will focus on different types of verbs and how they are used.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this set of questions you'll assess your understanding of:

  • What action words are
  • What non-action verbs are
  • How irregular verbs function

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the material about action words
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as irregular verbs and non-action verbs
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to determine sentences that use action verbs

Additional Learning

If you wish to learn more about this grammatical topic, review the lesson titled What are Action Words? - Definitions & Examples. Concepts covered will include:

  • Examples of action words
  • Examples of non-action verbs
  • Understanding how to use irregular verbs