Stative Verbs: Definition & Examples


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Which of the following sentences contains a stative verb?

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1. When can the verb ''to be'' appear as a stative verb?

2. Which sentence shows the incorrect use of a stative verb?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz/worksheet combo is a tool designed to assess your understanding of stative verbs. Picking out stative verbs in sentences and the stative verb 'to be' are on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Gauge your comprehension of the following topics:

  • A sentence that uses a stative verb incorrectly
  • How you can identify stative verbs
  • Identifying stative verbs used correctly in sentences

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about when the verb 'to be' can appear as a stative verb
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on stative verbs
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about identifying stative verbs in sentences

Additional Learning

Practice working with these verbs in greater detail by using the lesson called Stative Verbs: Definition & Examples. Goals you can complete include:

  • Identify the different types of verbs
  • Review verbs of emotion
  • Practice working with stative verbs
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