Past tense-Mixed review Worksheet-5

Past tense-Mixed review Worksheet-5

 

Fill in the blank with the correct past tense form of the given verb:

  1. Our cat _____ (catch) two mice yesterday.

A. Catching                                    B. Was catching

C. Catched                                     D. Caught

 

  1. The army _____ (fight) bravely during the last war.

A. Fighted                                      B. Was fighting

C. Fought                                       D. Were fighting

 

  1. We ____ (taste) a strange dish yesterday.

A. Tested            B. Tasted           C. Tasting          D. Was tasting

 

  1. The crowd ____ (dance) with joy when India won the match.

A. Are dancing                              B. Were dancing

C. Was dancing                             D. Dancing

 

  1. The children _____ (listen) attentively to the story last night.

A. Listened                                     B. Listening

C. Was listening                            D. Listens

 

  1. The students _____ (start) writing before the bell rang.

A. Has started                               B. Have started

C. Had started                               D. Were started

 

  1. Mother ____ (arrange) everything before the guests arrived.

A. Has arranged                           B. Had arranged

C. Have arranged                         D. Was arranging

 

  1. My friend ____ (sing) a lovely song during the function.

A. Singing          B. Sang               C. Singed           D. Is singing

 

  1. Sachin _____ (hit) ten fours in yesterday’s match.

A. Hitted            B. Hut                 C. Hit                  D. Was hitting

 

  1. The gardener ______ (water) the plants with care.

A. Watering                                   B. Watered

C. Has watering                            D. Had watering

 

  1. Sheila ______ (show) her homework to the teacher.

A. Showing                                     B. Was showed

C. Showed                                      D. Have showed

 

  1. When I ______ dinner, the phone rang. (cook)

A. Am cooking                              B. Cooked

C. Was cooking                             D. Were cooking

 

Answer Key:

  1. D

Explanation: ‘Catch’ is an irregular verb and hence its form changes in the past tense. Here the simple past tense is correct.

 

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Fight’ is an irregular verb and hence its form changes in the past tense. Here the simple past tense is correct.

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Taste’ is a regular verb ending in ‘e’; hence only ‘d’ is added to form the past tense. Here the simple past tense is correct.

 

  1. C

Explanation: Here the past continuous tense is correct. ‘Dance’ is a regular verb ending in ‘e’; hence only ‘d’ is added to form the past tense.

 

  1. A

Explanation: ‘Listen’ is a regular verb and hence ‘ed’ is added to form the past tense form. Here the simple past tense is correct.

 

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Start’ is a regular verb; hence ‘ed’ is added to form the past tense. Here the past perfect tense is correct.

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Arrange’ is a regular verb and hence ‘ed’ is added to form the past tense form. Here the past perfect tense is correct.

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Sing’ is an irregular verb and hence its form changes in the past tense. Here the simple past tense is correct.

 

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Hit’ is an irregular verb and does not change its form in the past tense. Here the simple past tense is correct.

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Water’ is a regular verb; hence ‘ed’ is added to form the past tense. Here the simple past tense is correct.

 

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Show’ is a regular verb; hence ‘ed’ is added to form the past tense. Here the simple past tense is correct.

 

  1. C

Explanation: Here the past continuous tense is correct. ‘Cook’ is a regular verb and hence ‘ed’ is added to form the past tense form.