We usually use the short forms (wasn't/weren't] when we are speaking or writing a friendly letter:
Anila wasn't at home yesterday.
We use was and were to talk about the past:
I was a student of College of Science from 1991 to 1994.
She was swimming champion. (not now)
It was very hot last August.
They were at the club until midnight.
She was there in the concert last night.
We use there was.../there were:., to talk about something in the past .
There was a small party in the school last Sunday.
There was a small pond in the garden.
We use there was with a singular noun or with an uncountable noun :
There was a football match in the park last week.
There was some bread in the cupboard yesterday.
There was a tree in the garden.
We use there were with a plural noun:
There were two hundred people at the wedding.
There were 150 students in the class.
Questions and short answers are like this:
A. do B. have C. has D. does
A. have B. do C. am D. has
A. When I got home, they had just left.
B. They will leave tonight.
C. Are you staying home tonight?
D. Will she be home to receive us?
A. eat B. wet C. after D. chewing
A. sound B. voice C. curiosity D. listened
A. landed B. wife, sons
C. four, landed D. upon, shore
A. lizard B. covered, leaves
C. put, covered D. hole
A. has B. am C. having D. had
A. has B. are C. is D. will
A. Do B. Will C. Has D. Have
1. D; 2. D; 3. A; 4. A; 5. D; 6. A; 7. C; 8. D; 9. D; 10. B