In this finite non-finite verb quiz you have to decide whether the verb in capitals is finite or non-finite.
Finite verbs are the main verb or verbs in a sentence, so they have a subject and take a tense (e.g. present simple, past simple, etc). Non-finite verbs are any other verb forms in a sentence, such as -ing forms or infinitives.
Take a look at this finite verb lesson if you are unsure.
Choose if the verb(s) in capitals is finite or non-finite.
This is an infinitive verb.
This verb has a subject and a tense (past tense in this case), so it's a finite verb.
This verb is in the present simple and the subject is 'I'.
This is a past participle. The only main verb here is 'went'.
Though this has other forms apart from the main verb 'have', such as a present participle (living), it is all the present perfect continuous tense, and the auxiliary verb (may) is part of the finite structure.
This is an -ing form of a verb, or the present participle, which follows the finite verb, 'hate'.
The main verb is 'came' in the past simple, which follows the subject 'we'. The part in capitals is a perfect participle phrase.
These are both main verbs in the past simple, both with their own subjects.
If we took the whole verb phrase 'were watching', it would be finite as it represents the past continuous. However, 'watching' on its own is non-finite as it's an -ing form.
This is the main verb in the present simple.
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