Transitive and Intransitive Verbs

Directions: Indicate whether the sentences below contain transitive or intransitive verbs.

1.     After finishing the test, the student went home.

a.     Transitive

b.    Intransitive

2.     Abdullah knew his hard work had paid off when he received first prize.

a.     Transitive

b.    Intransitive

3.     Huda found the exam easy.

a.     Transitive

b.    Intransitive

4.     The man slept for 12 hours because he was extremely tired.

a.     Transitive

b.    Intransitive

5.     I eat mayonnaise with my chips instead of ketchup.

a.     Transitive

b.    Intransitive

Directions: Identify the subjects, transitive verbs, direct objects, and indirect objects in the sentences below. Not all sentences contain indirect objects, and some sentences contain more than one subject and/or verb.

1.     My parents bought me a new car for my birthday.

a.     What is the subject?

b.    What is the transitive verb?

c.     What is the direct object?

d.    What is the indirect object?

2.     I wrecked my car when I hit another automobile.

a.     What is the subject?

b.    What is the transitive verb?

c.     What is the direct object?

d.    What is the indirect object?

3.     I was happy because my friend sent me an e-mail message today.

a.     What is the subject?

b.    What is the transitive verb?

c.     What is the direct object?

d.    What is the indirect object?

4.     We gave Fathiya a party to celebrate her graduation.

a.     What is the subject?

b.    What is the transitive verb?

c.     What is the direct object?

d.    What is the indirect object?

5.     Iím glad that Iíve finally completed this exercise.

a.     What is the subject?

b.    What is the transitive verb?

c.     What is the direct object?

d.    What is the indirect object?