Forms of 'be' Worksheet-4

Forms of 'be' Worksheet-4

 

Fill in the blank with the correct form of ‘be’:

  1. There ____ a fun-fair in our city next month.

A. Will be           B. Was                C. Am                 D. Are

 

  1. Sunil, you ____ ten years old in 2015, right?

A. Is                    B. Are                 C. Will be           D. Was

 

  1. My mother ___ angry when I broke the cup.

A. Were              B. Will be           C. Was                D. Is

 

  1. If you don’t come, Sunita ____ sad.

A. Am                 B. Will be           C. Were              D. Was

 

  1. “I want to buy some books.” “Alright, here ____ the money.”

A. Will be           B. Is                    C. Were              D. Was

 

  1. When Sunil ____ four years old, he could speak a few words.

A. Will be           B. Was                C. Am                 D. Is

 

  1. I ___ a teacher when I grow up.

A. Will be           B. Are                 C. Was                D. Were

 

  1. That ____ a pen.

A. Were              B. Are                 C. Is                    D. None of them

 

  1. Sunita and Sheila _____ friends.

 

A. Am                 B. Was                C. Are                 D. Were

 

  1. The burger ___ hot, I cannot eat it.

A. Is                    B. Am                 C. Was                D. Are

 

Answer Key:

  1. A

Explanation: ‘Next month’ suggests the future tense; hence ‘will be’ is correct.

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Year 2015’ suggests the future tense; hence ‘will be’ is correct.

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Broke’ suggests the past tense and mother is singular; hence ‘was’ is correct.

  1. B

Explanation: ‘If’ suggests the future tense for the resultant action; hence ‘will be’ is correct.

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Want’ suggests the present tense and money is

singular; hence ‘is’ is correct.

  1. B

Explanation: ‘When and could’ suggest the past tense and ‘Sunil’ is singular; hence ‘was’ is correct.

  1. A

Explanation: ‘When and grow’ suggest the future tense; hence ‘will be’ is correct.

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Pen’ is singular; hence ‘is’ is correct.

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Sunita and Sheila’ is a plural subject; hence ‘are’ is correct.

  1. A

Explanation: ‘Burger’ is singular; hence ‘is’ is correct.