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Which word in the sentence is a gerund? The truck pulled up under the chute, ready for loading.

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Hi Paula;
To Answer this, I did some Internet research and learned something I did not know.  A gerund must end in -ing.
 
B. loading ends in -ing.
 
It makes sense because the word before it, for (i.e., for loading), is a preposition.  Loading functions as the object of the preposition.  Henceforth, the word loading is a verb which functions as a noun, the definition of gerund.