Participles worksheet

Complete the following sentences using a present participle or past participle form.

1. He wants to be …………………….

a) promoting

b) promoted

2. She seems to have …………………….

a) gone

b) going

3. He is ……………………. blackmailed.

a) been

b) being

4. Having lost the war, Germany ………………………..

a) surrendered

b) surrendering

5. He has ……………………… promoted.

a) being

b) been

6. I have had the house …………………………

a) painting

b) painted

7. I was very ……………………… in the lecture.

a) interesting

b) interested

8. The lecture was very ………………………..

a) interesting

b) interested

9. We are looking for ………………………. Yoga instructors.

a) trained

b) training

10. He complained of having been …………………….. by the police.

a) tortured

b) torturing

Answers

1. He wants to be promoted.

2. She seems to have gone.

3. He is being blackmailed.

4. Having lost the war, Germany surrendered.

5. He has been promoted.

6. I have had the house painted.

7. I was very interested in the lecture.

8. The lecture was very interesting.

9. We are looking for trained Yoga instructors.

10. He complained of having been tortured by the police.

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