This TASC Practice Test math question comes from the Parts of Speech section of our TASC Online Course. The Parts of Speech lesson breaks down prepositions, conjunctions, nouns, verbs, adverbs, pronouns, adjectives, and more.
The correct solution is (A) Did. Did is a helping verb; ask is the main verb. A verb is a word that describes a physical or mental action or a state of being. A helping verb is a supporting verb that accompanies a main verb.
Questions, negative sentences, and certain time situations require helping verbs. Here are a few examples:
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