Forms of 'be' Worksheet-1

Forms of 'be' Worksheet-1

 

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

  1. I ___ a student.

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

 

  1. We ____ all friends now.

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

 

  1. When I ____ small, I could not walk.

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

 

  1. Yesterday it ____ very cloudy.

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

 

  1. Now Sunita and Anita ___ my best friend.

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

 

  1. You ____ a tall boy now.

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

 

  1. His name ____ Sunil.

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

 

  1. There ____ a pen on the table last night.

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

 

  1. Who ____ you?

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

 

  1. I ____ late today.

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

 

Answer Key:

  1. A

Explanation: ‘I’ is used; hence ‘am’ is correct.

  1. A

Explanation: ‘We’ is plural and the tense is present (now); hence ‘are’ is correct.

  1. D

Explanation: ‘When and Could’ suggest the past tense; hence ‘was’ is correct.

  1. A

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

  1. D

Explanation: ‘Sunita and Anita’ = plural and now suggests the present tense; hence ‘are’ is correct.

  1. C

Explanation: ‘You’ is used and now suggests the present tense; hence ‘are’ is correct.

  1. D

Explanation: ‘His’ suggests the singular and the tense is present; hence ‘is’ is correct.

  1. A

Explanation: ‘Last night’ suggests the past tense and ‘pen’ is singular; hence ‘was’ is correct.

  1. B

Explanation: ‘You’ is used and the tense is present; hence ‘are’ is correct.

  1. B

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