Tense mixed review Worksheet-9

Tense mixed review Worksheet-9

 

Change the given tense and rewrite as directed:

  1. Teacher taught us how to write a letter. (use past continuous tense)

A. Teacher was teaching us how to write a letter.

B. Teacher is teaching us how to write a letter.

C. Teacher was been teaching us how to write a letter.

D. Teacher has taught us how to write a letter.

 

  1. The bowler bowled an off break ball. (use simple present tense)

A. The bowler is bowling an off break balls.

B. The bowler bowls an off break balls.

C. The bowler is bowls an off break balls.

D. The bowler was bowls an off break balls.

 

  1. The boy did all the exercises himself. (use present continuous tense)

A. The boy doing all the exercises himself.

B. The boy has been doing all the exercises himself.

C. The boy is doing all the exercises himself.

D. The boy was doing all the exercises himself.

 

  1. She fell down and hurt herself. (use the present perfect tense of ‘fall.’)

A. She have fallen down and hurted herself.

B. She had fallen down and hurted herself.

C. She has fallen down and is hurt herself.

D. She has fallen down and hurt herself.

 

  1. This is such a tall tree. (use simple past tense)

A. This has been such a tall tree.

B. This was such a tall tree.

C. This was been such a tall tree.

D. This will be such a tall tree.

 

  1. The story has been going on for ten years. (use simple past tense)

A. The story went on for ten years.

B. The story had been going on for ten years.

C. The story is going on for ten years.

D. The story was going on for ten years.

 

  1. The boys were tired. (use simple present tense)

A. The boys is tired.

B. The boys have been tired.

C. The boys being tired.

D. The boys are tired.

 

  1. He has bought a new mobile. (use present continuous tense)

A. He had bought a new mobile.

B. He has been buying a new mobile.

C. He is buying a new mobile.

D. He was buying a new mobile.

 

  1. The teacher explained the lesson well. (use simple present tense)

A. The teacher has explained the lesson well.

B. The teacher explains the lesson well.

C. The teacher is explained the lesson well.

D. The teacher is explaining the lesson well.

 

  1. Sonal and Mina are playing on the ground. (use simple past tense)

A. Sonal and Mina were played on the ground.

B. Sonal and Mina was playing on the ground.

C. Sonal and Mina played on the ground.

D. Sonal and Mina were playing on the ground.

 

Answer Key:

  1. A

Explanation: ‘Was teaching’ is the past continuous tense of ‘teach.’

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Bowls’ is the simple present tense of ‘bowl’ – 3rd person singular.

 

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Is doing’ is the present continuous tense of ‘do.’

 

  1. D

Explanation: ‘Has fallen’ is the present perfect tense of ‘fall.’ There is no other change needed.

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Was’ is the simple past tense of ‘be.’

 

  1. A

Explanation: ‘Went’ is the simple past tense of ‘go.’

 

  1. D

Explanation: ‘Are’ is the simple present tense of ‘be.’

 

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Is buying’ is the present continuous tense of ‘buy.’

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Explains’ is the simple present tense (3rd person singular form) of ‘explain’.

 

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Played’ is the simple past tense of ‘play.’