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What Are Causative Verbs in English? - Definition & Examples

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Which of the following sentences uses passive voice?

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1. Which of the following sentences uses causative verbs?

2. Some causative verbs require you to add the word ''to'' before the action verb. Which of the following causative verbs requires the word ''to''?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test and review what you know about what causative verbs are, what they do and how to use them correctly with this quiz and worksheet. Check your understanding of causative versus passive voice as well.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet check your understanding of:

  • Identifying the passive voice
  • Picking out causative verbs
  • Causative verbs that requires 'to' with it
  • Defining causative verbs

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - review what you learned about identifying causative verbs and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - check what you remember about passive voice to answer questions about examples
  • Information recall - see if you can remember what causative verbs require 'to' after them

Additional Learning

Learn more about this topic with the lesson, What Are Causative Verbs in English? - Definition & Examples. This lesson offers more detail about:

  • Understanding what a causative verb is used for
  • Naming the causative verbs
  • Examples of each causative verbs used correctly in sentences
  • How causative verbs can offer more clarity than passive voice
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