Tense mixed review Worksheet-16

Tense mixed review Worksheet-16

 

Fill in the blank with the correct continuous tense:

  1. What ____ you _____ today?

A. Is … doing                                 B. Are … doing

C. Were… doing                            D. Am … doing

 

  1. We _____ of going to Goa next month.

A. Were thinking                          B. Is thinking

C. Was thinking                            D. Are thinking

 

  1. We _____ for the bus, when it started to rain.

A. Were waiting                            B. Are waiting

C. Is waiting                                  D. Was waiting

 

  1. Go into the class. The children _____ quietly.

A. Will sitting                                B. Was sitting

C. Are sitting                                 D. Were sitting

 

  1. Join us; the waiter _____ our food right now.

A. Will be bringing                       B. Were bringing

C. Was bringing                            D. Is bringing

 

  1. The police stopped every car that ____ over the highway.

A. Is passing                                  B. Was passing

C. Were passing                            D. Is passing

 

  1. The students who ____ noise, stopped as soon as the teacher entered the class.

A. Is making                                  B. Are making

C. Were making                            D. Was making

 

  1. Write fast; time ____ out.

A. Was running                             B. Is running

C. Will be running                        D. Are running

 

  1. I ___ not ____ well; I need to rest.

A. Is … feeling                               B. Was … feeling

C. Are … feeling                            D. Am … feeling

 

  1. Sheila ____ the same dress yesterday, when she came home.

A. Is wearing                                 B. Are wearing

C. Were wearing                           D. Was wearing

 

Answer Key:

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Today’ indicates the present tense; hence ‘are…doing’ is correct.

 

  1. D

Explanation: Though ‘next month’ indicates the future tense the process of ‘thinking’ is in the present tense; hence ‘are thinking’ is correct.

 

  1. A

Explanation: ‘Started’ indicates the past tense; hence ‘were waiting’ is correct.

 

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Sentence 1’ indicates the present tense; hence ‘are sitting’ is correct.

 

  1. D

Explanation: ‘Right now’ indicates the present tense; hence ‘is bringing’ is correct.

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Stopped’ indicates the past tense; hence ‘was passing’ is correct.

 

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Stopped’ indicates the past tense; hence ‘were making’ is correct.

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Part 1’ indicates the present tense; hence ‘is running’ is correct.

 

  1. D

Explanation: ‘Sentence 2’ indicates the present tense; hence ‘am…feeling’ is correct.

 

  1. D

Explanation: ‘Came’ indicates the past tense; hence ‘was wearing’ is correct.