This grammar section explains English Grammar in a clear and simple way. There are example sentences to show how the language is used.
Transitive and Intransitive Verbs Exercises for Class 5 CBSE with Answers PDF
Verbs can be classified as transitive or intransitive. Transitive verbs have or need an object to make complete sense. Examples: She broke the window. (Here, the verb ‘broke’ needs the object ‘window’ to make complete sense.) She is going to the market. They will be arriving tomorrow.
Intransitive verbs do not need an object to make complete sense.
(Here, the verb ‘reads’ does not require any object to make complete sense.)
Grandmother was sleeping.
We will work.
Read the picture story.
A. Answer the following questions as per the story.
1. Who is a bookworm in the story? ___________
2. What does Ditya like to do? ___________
3. What does she learn at the end of the story? ___________
B. Write whether the verbs in the following sentences are Transitive or Intransitive verbs.
1. Ditya is a bookworm. ___________
2. Ditya likes dance. ___________
3. Ditya is learning from books. ___________
4. Ditya works and plays together now. ___________
Transitive and Intransitive Verbs Worksheets for Grade 5 with Answers CBSE PDF
A. Write whether each sentence contains a Transitive or Intransitive verb.
- I sing. → Intransitive
1. We laughed. → __________
2. He opened the door. → __________
3. She crossed the street. → __________
4. We drove to India Gate. → __________
5. They talked. → __________
6. He rang the doorbell. → __________
7. I called my mother. → __________
8. You learned Spanish. → __________
9. She made spaghetti. → __________
10. You slept for three hours. → __________
B. Read the following sentences and underline the transitive verb and circle their objects. The first one has been done for you.
1. The driver stopped the car. The driver stopped the car
2. You must speak the truth. __________
3. The boy is flying a kite. __________
4. The woodcutter felled a huge tree. __________
5. The explosion sank the ship. __________
C. Underline the verbs in the following sentences. Say whether they are transitive (T) or intransitive (I). In case of transitive verbs, circle their objects.
1. The Ganga flows into the Bay of Bengal. __________
2. The sun rose. __________
3. Your hands are dirty. __________
4. She is reading her mail. __________
5. He has set his hair with gel. __________
6. Both my parents are chartered accountants. __________
7. This child is happy. __________
8. I slept. __________
9. He laughed loudly. __________
10. I coughed. __________
11. The cat will lick up all the milk. __________
12. The glass fell __________
13. My cat ran. __________
14. I am sure about the answer. __________
15. We worked the entire day. __________
D. Fill in the blanks with appropriate objects of the verbs, in the following sentences.
1. My brother has polished his __________
2. I bought a __________ for my sister.
3. The boy threw a __________ at the window.
4. Frustrated with the official’s call, Alok kicked the __________
5. The student guessed the __________ correctly.
6. My brother is good at both __________
7. He looked at the __________ on the first day of the term.
8. Books are lying __________
9. We staged a __________ on Parents’ Day.
10. His mother helped him __________