Forms of 'be' Worksheet-5

Forms of 'be' Worksheet-5

 

Fill in the blank with the correct form of ‘be’:

  1. Those ___ the things needed for playing cricket.

A. Were              B. Was                C. Are                 D. Will be

 

  1. The car ___ very dirty.

A. Am                 B. Is                    C. Were              D. Are

 

  1. It ____ very hot during summer.

 

A. Will be           B. Was                C. Is                    D. Were

 

  1. Sunil could not go to school yesterday, as it ____ raining.

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

 

  1. “Your T-shirt ____ very nice,” said the father to his son.

A. Will be           B. Were              C. Is                    D. Am

 

  1. Fruits ____ good for our health. We should eat more fruits.

 

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

 

  1. The balloons and gifts ___ very pretty.

A. Was                B. Were              C. Am                 D. Are

 

  1. That ____ a red parrot.

A. Will be           B. Was                C. Is                    D. Were

 

  1. It rained all day yesterday, so the clothes ____ wet.

 

A. Were              B. Am                 C. Was                D. Are

 

  1. Have your tea while it ____ hot.

A. Is                    B. Was                C. Am                 D. Will be

 

Answer Key:

  1. C

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

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Car’ is singular; hence ‘is’ is correct.

  1. C

Explanation: The sentence is a universal truth; hence ‘is’ is correct as only the simple present tense can be used here.

  1. D

Explanation: ‘Yesterday’ suggests the past tense; hence ‘was’ is correct.

  1. C

Explanation: ‘T-shirt’ is singular; hence ‘is’ is correct.

  1. A

Explanation: ‘Fruits’ is plural and the sentence is a universal truth; hence ‘are’ is correct.

  1. D

Explanation: ‘Balloons and gifts’ is a plural subject; hence ‘are’ is correct.

  1. C

Explanation: ‘That’ is singular; hence ‘is’ is correct.

  1. A

Explanation: ‘Yesterday’ suggests the past tense and ‘clothes’ is plural; hence ‘were’ is correct.

  1. A

Explanation: ‘Have’ suggests the present tense and ‘tea’ is an uncountable noun; hence ‘is’ is correct.