Difference Between Transitive & Intransitive Verbs


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Which one of the following sentences contains a transitive verb?

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1. Which one of the following sentences contains an intransitive verb?

2. What is a direct object?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Verb forms vary in type and purpose. Use these assessments to see what you know about two different types of verbs, intransitive and transitive.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be assessed on the following terms:

  • Direct object
  • Transitive verbs
  • Intransitive verbs

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding transitive verbs
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify a sentence that has an intransitive verb
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on two types of verbs

Additional Learning

The lesson titled Differences Between Transitive & Intransitive Verbs will teach you more about these types of verbs. Covered objectives include:

  • Define action verb
  • Know how to determine whether a verb has a direct object
  • Understand how modifiers are used
  • Examine the hierarchical relationship between action verbs and transitive and intransitive verbs