Verbs of Movement Quiz

Smiling woman pushing bicycle outdoors
She waved goodbye to her friends. Cultura/Nils Hendrik Mueller / Getty Images

Match the following phrases to the verbs of bodily movement.

  • She nodded _____
  • She smiled _____
  • She pointed _____
  • He bowed _____
  • She waved _____
  • She fidgeted _____
  • She saluted _____

Phrases

  1. to show her parents what she wanted.
  2. when the General entered the room.
  3. when she saw her friend at the arrival gate.
  4. when he was introduced to Madonna.
  5. because she had been sitting for so long.
  6. because she was happy.
  7. in agreement.

    Answer Key

    • She nodded in agreement.
    • She smiled because she was happy.
    • She pointed to show her parents what she wanted.
    • He bowed when he was introduced to Madonna.
    • She waved when she saw her friend at the arrival gate.
    • She fidgeted because she had been sitting for so long.
    • She saluted when the General entered the room.

    Also try a different Bodily Movement Verb quiz