Take another look at the sentence:

After a long day of mowing lawns, Kevin was truly exhausted. He sat slumped in his chair, and even if you had put a handful of scorpions down his shirt, he would not have rose to shake them out.

The third verb, would have rose, is incorrect. [Not is an adverb and not officially part of the verb]. This verb requires the past participle risen because of the auxiliary verbs would and have.

Rise is an irregular verb; the chart below shows its forms.

Verb Simple Present Simple Past Past Participle
rise rise(s) rose risen

Had put, the verb you chose, is perfectly correct. Before you continue, review the rules for irregular verbs.

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