Active or Stative Verbs 2

Directions:  Decide whether the verb in bold is a stative or active verb in the context of the sentence. Circle the correct answer.

1. Would you just look at the view from here?  It’s breathtaking!
a. stative
b. active

2. I think that the beaches of the Basque Country are beautiful.
a. stative
b. active

3. Will you sound the bell when I ask you to?
a. stative
b. active

4. I appreciate your kind words.
a. stative
b. active

5. How much do the tomatoes weigh?
a. stative
b. active

6. Does that green tea smell funny to you?
a. stative
b. active

7. He acts nonchalant about the financial situation facing our country at the moment.
a. stative
b. active

8. It sounds like she needs a nap.
a. stative
b. active

9. Taste this new recipe and tell me if it needs anything.
a. stative
b. active

10. Do birds smell with their beaks?
a. stative
b. active

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