Class 8 English Model Activity Task Answers |Part- 3

Class 8 English Model Activity Task Answers |Part- 3



The Infinitive


Q1) Point out the verbs which are finite and which are non-finite in the following sentences :

a) My mother cooks food for the family.
 Ans. Cooks-Finite verb

b) Se attended three meetings.
Ans. Attended – Finite Verb

c) My friend wants to go to Agra to visit the Taj Mahal.
Ans. Wants- finite verb,
to go- non-finite,
to visit- non-finite.

d) The hunter killed the tiger.
Ans. killed – finite

e) He refused to obey the orders.
Ans. refused – finite,
to obey – non-finite

f) To err is human.
Ans. to err – non-finite


Q2) Fill in the blanks using a suitable verb with Infinitives. A list of verbs is given below: LIST: play, take, hear, swim, enjoy.

a) I am sorry to hear this.

b) Everybody wishes to enjoy life.

c) She knows how    to swim
d) He likes to play__cards.

e) The doctor advised him to take_rest.

Q3) Join the pair of sentences using Infinitives.

a) He went to Amritsar. He wanted to visit the Golden Temple.
Ans. He went to Amritsar to visit the Golden Temple.

b) Everyone should do his duty. India expects this of every man.
Ans. India expects everyone (or everyman) to do his duty.

c) I speak the truth. I am not afraid of it.
Ans. I am not afraid to speak the truth.

d) He has three children. He must provide for them.
Ans. He has three children to provide for.

e) Every football team has a captain. He directs the other players.
Ans. Every football team has a captain to directs the other players.

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