English Grammar Test

English Grammar Test Series: Gerunds and Infinitives

Exercises – Gerunds and Infinitives: Choose the correct gerund or infinitive from the parenthesis at the end of the sentence.

  1. Alan can’t stand _________ on trains. (riding/ to ride)
  2. Mr. Harris enjoys _________ people out to dinner. (inviting / to invite)
  3. In the old days, gentlemen challenged their rivals _______. (fighting / to fight)
  4. As the famous saying goes, there’s no use ______ over spilt milk. (crying / to cry)
  5. Jim stopped _________ his shoelace. Wait for him. (tying / to tie)
  6. My wife always volunteers ___________ cakes PTA meetings. (baking / to bake)
  7. Don’t waste my time ___________ about your salary. (complaining/ to complain)
  8. Eva is having trouble _________ on the exam. (concentrating / to concentrate)
  9. Please allow me ____________ your Facebook page. (joining / to join)
  10. You won’t forget _________milk on your way home, will you? (picking up /to pick up)



  1. riding
  2. inviting
  3. to fight
  4. crying
  5. to tie
  6. to bake
  7. complaining
  8. concentrating
  9. to join
  10. to pick up