Tense mixed review Worksheet-15

Tense mixed review Worksheet-15

 

Fill in the blank with the correct continuous tense:

  1. I ____ dinner, when the lights went out.

A. Am having                                 B. Was having

C. Were having                             D. Is having

 

  1. Wait! I ____ with you.

A. Is coming                                  B. Am coming

C. Will be coming                         D. Was coming

 

  1. Sunita _____ at the new mall, when she met Anil.

A. Is shopping                               B. Was shopping

C. Will be shopping                     D. Were  shopping

 

  1. Mother ____ a bath, when the telephone rang.

A. Is having                                    B. Was having

C. Will be having                          D. Were having

 

  1. When Sachin ____ in his last match, everyone watched with attention.

A. Is batting                                   B. Was batting

C. Were batting                            D. Will be batting

 

  1. It ____ very hard when she came home.

A. Is raining                                   B. Was raining

C. Will be raining                         D. Were raining

 

  1. There is such a chill in the air that everyone ____ with cold.

A. Was shivering                          B. Were shivering

C. Are shivering                            D. Is shivering

 

  1. Before the function started the children ____ in a line to welcome the Chief Guest.

A. Were standing                          B. Is standing

C. Was standing                           D. Are standing

 

  1. We _____ loudly because we have heard a very funny joke.

A. Were laughing                         B. Are laughing

C. Is laughing                                D. Will be laughing

 

  1. Have you lost something? Yes, I _____ for my keys.

A. Is looking                                   B. Was looking

C. Am looking                               D. Are looking

 

Answer Key:

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Went’ indicates the past tense; hence ‘was having’ is correct.

 

  1. B

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

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Met’ indicates the past tense; hence ‘was shopping’ is correct.

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Rang’ indicates the past tense; hence ‘was having’ is correct.

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Last match’ indicates the past tense; hence ‘was batting’ is correct.

 

  1. B

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

 

  1. D

Explanation: ‘Is’ indicates the present tense; hence ‘is shivering’ is correct.

 

  1. A

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

 

  1. A

Explanation: ‘Part 2’ of the sentence indicates the present tense; hence ‘are laughing’ is correct.

 

  1. C

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