Past Tenses-Mixed Review Worksheet-8

Past Tenses-Mixed Review Worksheet-8

 

Change into the proper past tense form:

  1. I will do my homework in the evening today.

A. I doing my homework in the evening yesterday.

B. I did my homework in the evening yesterday.

C. I does my homework in the evening yesterday.

D. I do my homework in the evening yesterday.

 

  1. The baby is crying.

A. The baby was cried.

B. The baby cried.

C. The baby was crying.

D. The baby were crying.

 

  1. The sun is shining brightly today.

A. The sun was shining brightly yesterday.

B. The sun shined brightly yesterday.

C. The sun has shown brightly yesterday.

D. The sun shone brightly yesterday.

 

  1. The school reopens this week.

A. The school was reopening last week.

B. The school reopened last week.

C. The school was reopened this week.

D. The school has reopened last week.

 

  1. The clown’s funny faces make us laugh.

A. The clown’s funny faces made us laugh.

B. The clown’s funny faces have made us laugh.

C. The clown’s funny faces were making us laugh.

D. The clown’s funny faces made us laughed.

 

  1. The car breaks down every other day.

A. The car broken down every other day.

B. The car was broke down every other day.

C. The car braked down every other day.

D. The car broke down every other day.

 

  1. He is telling us a story today.

A. He was telling us a story today.

B. He told us a story yesterday.

C. He telling us a story yesterday.

D. He was telling us a story yesterday.

 

  1. She talks well.

A. She talked well.

B. She was talked well.

C. She talking well.

D. She was talking well.

 

  1. Sheila waters the plants.

A. Sheila was water the plants.

B. Sheila watered the plants.

C. Sheila was watering the plants.

D. Sheila has watered the plants.

 

  1. It is raining heavily today.

A. It was rain heavily yesterday.

B. It was rained heavily yesterday.

C. It rained heavily yesterday.

D. It was raining heavily yesterday.

 

Answer Key:

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Will do’ is in the simple future tense; hence the correct change is ‘did’ – simple past tense.

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Is crying’ is in the present continuous tense; hence the correct change is ‘was crying’ – past continuous tense.

  1. A

Explanation: ‘Is shining’ is in the present continuous tense; hence the correct change is ‘was shining’ – past continuous tense. ‘Today’ changes to ‘yesterday.’

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Reopens’ is in the simple present tense; hence the correct change is ‘reopened’ – simple past tense. ‘This week’ changes to ‘last week.’

  1. A

Explanation: ‘Make’ (main verb) is in the simple present tense; hence the correct change is ‘made’ – simple past tense.

  1. D

Explanation: ‘Breaks’ is in the simple present tense; hence the correct change is ‘broke’ – simple past tense.

  1. D

Explanation: ‘Was telling’ is in the present continuous tense; hence the correct change is ‘was telling’ – past continuous tense.

  1. A

Explanation: ‘Talks’ is in the simple present tense; hence the correct change is ‘talked’ – simple past tense.

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Waters’ is in the simple present tense; hence the correct change is ‘watered’ – simple past tense.

  1. D

Explanation: ‘Is raining’ is in the present continuous tense; hence the correct change is ‘was raining’ – past continuous tense.