Tense mixed review Worksheet-3

Tense mixed review Worksheet-3

 

Supply the correct form of ‘be’ or ‘have’ or ‘do’:

  1. “What ____ you want, Sunita?” asked Mr. Shah.

A. Do                  B. Does               C. Have              D. Was

 

  1. There ____ many trees in this garden.

A. Is                    B. Are                 C. Have              D. Do

 

  1. The men ____ gone to have their lunch.

A. Are                 B. Have              C. Has                D. Do

 

  1. Why ____ the king want to speak to the princess?

A. Do                  B. Has                C. Did                 D. Are

 

  1. Sheila ____ writing an essay two hours ago.

A. Is                    B. Has                C. Were              D. Was

 

  1. The tall man ____ able to reach the topmost shelf easily.

A. Am                 B. Is                    C. Have              D. Does

 

  1. I ____ going to visit the zoo today.

A. Is                    B. Has                C. Am                 D. Do

 

  1. My parents live in Mumbai. They ____ a big house there.

A. Had                B. Has                C. Have              D. Are having

 

  1. Once upon a time there was a king. He ____ three daughters.

A. Was having  B. Had                C. Has                D. Is having

 

  1. A few years ago, Manish ____ the captain of the team.

A. Was                B. Were              C. Is                    D. Had

 

Answer Key:

  1. A

Explanation: ‘Sunita’ is singular; hence ‘do’ is correct.

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Trees’ is plural; hence ‘are’ is correct.

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Men’ is plural; hence ‘have’ is correct.

 

  1. C

Explanation: This is a question and to show the past tense ‘did’ must be used; hence ‘option C’ is correct.

 

  1. D

Explanation: ‘Sheila’ is singular and ‘two hours ago’ suggests the past tense; hence ‘was’ is correct.

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Tall man’ is singular; hence ‘is’ is correct.

 

  1. C

Explanation: ‘I’ is the subject and ‘today’ suggests the present tense; hence ‘am’ is correct.

 

  1. C

Explanation: Sentence 1 suggests the present tense; hence ‘have’ is correct.

 

  1. B

Explanation: Sentence 1 suggests the past tense; hence ‘had’ is correct.

 

  1. A

Explanation: ‘A few years ago’ suggests the past tense; hence ‘was’ is correct.