Identify The Finite And Non-Finite Verb | Class 8 Grammar Worksheet

Identify the finite and non-finite verbs in the following sentences. You can learn more about infinitives, gerunds and participles on their respective study pages.

1. My daughter likes to draw beautiful scenery.

2. I have done my homework.

3. The doctors are operating on the patient to save his life.

4. Mother is busy baking a cake for my birthday.

5. The hawkers are shouting at the top of their voice to attract buyers.

6. I am waiting to hear from my parents.

7. It is beginning to rain.

8. The teacher asked the students to submit their assignments on time.

9. Wagging his tail, the dog showed his happiness.

10. I told them to follow me.

Answers

Finite verbs are underlined and non-finite verbs are italicized in the following sentences.

1. My daughter likes to draw beautiful scenery. (finite – likes; non-finite – to draw)

2. I have done my homework. (finite – have done)

3. The doctors are operating on the patient to save his life. (finite – are operating; non-finite – to save)

4. Mother is busy baking a cake for my birthday. (finite – is; non-finite – baking)

5. The hawkers are shouting at the top of their voice to attract buyers. (finite – are shouting; non-finite – to attract)

6. I am waiting to hear from my parents. (finite – am waiting; non-finite – to hear)

7. It is beginning to rain. (finite – is beginning; non-finite – to rain)

8. The teacher asked the students to submit their assignments on time. (finite – asked; non-finite – to submit)

9. Wagging his tail, the dog showed his happiness. (finite – showed; non-finite – wagging)

10. I told them to follow me. (finite – told; non-finite – to follow)

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