Infinitives – Exercises for Class 8

Infinitive is a non-finite verb which is generally preceded by ‘to’ and is used like a noun, an adjective or an adverb. Example: The prince loves to hunt.

Exercises

Q. Underline the infinitive in each sentence.

  1. It is difficult to read her handwriting.
  2. To admit one’s mistakes is not easy.
  3. The plane is about to take off.
  4. It is easy to criticise others.
  5. She really wanted to get a guitar of her own.
  6. Sachin doesn’t know how to use the computer.

Answer

  1. It is difficult to read her handwriting.
  2. To admit one’s mistakes is not easy.
  3. The plane is about to take off.
  4. It is easy to criticise others.
  5. She really wanted to get a guitar of her own.
  6. Sachin doesn’t know how to use the computer.

Q. Fill in the blanks with suitable infinite forms.

ride, travel, lean, walk, raise, operate, drive

  1. It is dangerous _____________ out of the window.
  2. Tourist are not allowed _____________ on the grass.
  3. Avneet is old enough _____________ a car.
  4. Will he be able _____________ the crane?
  5. The manager refused _____________ his salary.
  6. Is Emma strong enough _____________ alone?
  7. Tarun is a competent rider though nobody has taught him how _____________.

Answer

  1. to lean
  2. to walk
  3. to drive
  4. to operate
  5. to raise
  6. to travel
  7. to ride

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