Use of was, were Worksheet-6

Use of was, were Worksheet-6

 

Use was, were or will be appropriately in the blank:

  1. This wall broke last night. It ____ repaired by tomorrow.

A. Was                                             B. Were

C. None of them                            D. Will be

 

  1. I could not find the book. It ____ not in the house.

A. None of them                            B. Was

C. Were                                           D. Will be

 

  1. We did not watch the movie last evening as the show ____ full.

A. Was                                             B. Were

C. None of them                            D. Will be

 

  1. Our neighbours ___ in Shimla during the summer vacations next month.

A. Will be           B. Was                C. Were              D. None of them

 

  1. The car battery has run down. The lights ____ on for the whole of last night.

A. Were                                           B. Will be

C. None of them                            D. Was

 

  1. Where ___ you yesterday? I tried to reach you many times.

A. Will be                                        B. None of them

C. Was                                             D. Were

 

  1. You ____ 11 years old next month.

A. None of them                            B. Will be

C. Was                                             D. Were

 

  1. Hello Sunil! You have become quite tall. You ____ rather short until last year.

A. Were                                           B. None of them

C. Will be                                        D. Was

 

  1. Children, all of you ____ in Class 4 last year so you do not know this.

A. Were                                           B. None of them

C. Will be                                        D. Was

 

  1. Everyone ate their fill. The food ____ very tasty.

A. None of them                            B. Will be

C. Was                                             D. Were

 

Answer Key:

  1. D

Explanation: ‘Wall’ is a singular subject & ‘tomorrow’ indicates future tense; hence ‘will be’ is correct.

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Book’ is a singular subject & ‘sentence 1’ indicates past tense; hence ‘was’ is correct.

  1. A

Explanation: ‘Show’ is a singular subject & ‘last evening’ indicates past tense; hence ‘was’ is correct.

  1. A

Explanation: ‘Neighbours’ is a plural subject & ‘next month’ indicates future tense; hence ‘will be’ is correct.

  1. A

Explanation: ‘Lights’ is a plural subject & ‘last night’ indicates past tense; hence ‘were’ is correct.

  1. D

Explanation: ‘You’ is a singular subject in the 2nd person & ‘yesterday’ indicates past tense; hence ‘were’ is correct.

  1. B

Explanation: ‘You’ is a singular subject in the 2nd person & ‘next month’ indicates future tense; hence ‘will be’ is correct.

  1. A

Explanation: ‘You’ is a singular subject in the 2nd person & ‘last year’ indicates past tense; hence ‘were’ is correct.

  1. A

Explanation: ‘Children…you’ is a plural subject in the 2nd person & ‘last year’ indicates past tense; hence ‘were’ is correct.

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Food’ is a singular subject & ‘sentence 1’ indicates past tense; hence ‘was’ is correct.