Transitive and Intransitive Verbs – Exercise for Class 8

Transitive verb expresses an action that passes over from the subject to the object. Example: Divya ate a lot of ice cream today.

Intransitive verb expresses an action of a verb does not pass over to any object. Example: She laughs a lot.


Q. Write whether the verbs used in the following sentences are transitive or intransitive.

  1. Rabindranath Tagore wrote the National Anthem.
  2. Radhika loves to play the guitar.
  3. The lady laughed heartily.
  4. Truth triumph at last.
  5. The little boy skipped the rope.
  6. He can apply for that job.
  7. The sky appears cloudy today.
  8. I am tired.
  9. The dog ran away with the bone.
  10. The tribal danced wonderfully.


  1. Transitive
  2. Transitive
  3. Intransitive
  4. Intransitive
  5. Transitive
  6. Transitive
  7. Intransitive
  8. Intransitive
  9. Transitive
  10. Intransitive

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