Use of was, were Worksheet-3

Use of was, were Worksheet-3

 

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

  1. The trousers ____ expensive, so Hitesh did not buy them.

A. Will be                                        B. None of them

C. Was                                             D. Were

 

  1. The movie we watched yesterday ____ very boring.

A. Were                                           B. None of them

C. Will be                                        D. Was

 

  1. I hope the movie that releases next week ____ interesting.

A. Will be                                        B. None of them

C. Was                                             D. Were

 

  1. All the clothes she bought last week ____ very colourful.

A. Were                                           B. None of them

C. Will be                                        D. Was

 

  1. The magazine ____ very old. I had already seen it.

A. None of them                            B. Will be

C. Was                                             D. Were

 

  1. The Taj Mahal ____ built by Shah Jahan.

A. None of them                            B. Will be

C. Was                                             D. Were

 

  1. There ____ quite a few guests at our house last night.

A. Were                                           B. Will be

C. None of them                            D. Was

 

  1. Everyone ____ hungry after the game last evening.

A. Will be                                        B. None of them

C. Was                                             D. Were

 

  1. All the players ____ tired due to the heat yesterday.

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

 

  1. Remove the flowers which ___ arranged yesterday and put in fresh ones.

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

 

Answer Key:

  1. D

Explanation: ‘Trousers’ is a plural subject & ‘part 2 of the sentence’ indicates past tense; hence ‘were’ is correct.

  1. D

Explanation: ‘Movie’ is a singular subject & ‘yesterday’ indicates past tense; hence ‘was’ is correct.

  1. A

Explanation: ‘Movie’ is a singular subject & ‘next week’ indicates future tense; hence ‘will be’ is correct.

  1. A

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

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Magazine’ is a singular subject & ‘sentence 2’ indicates past tense; hence ‘was’ is correct.

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Taj Mahal’ is a singular subject & ‘built’ indicates past tense; hence ‘was’ is correct.

  1. A

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

  1. C

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

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Players’ is a plural subject & ‘yesterday’ indicates past tense; hence ‘were’ is correct.

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Flowers’ is a plural subject & ‘yesterday’ indicates past tense; hence ‘were’ is correct.