Past tense-Mixed review Worksheet-10

Past tense-Mixed review Worksheet-10

 

Fill in the blank with the correct simple past tense form:

  1. The baby ____ all day yesterday.

A. Has been crying                       B. Has crying

C. Cried                                          D. Was cried

 

  1. My uncle ____ for Lonavala last night.

A. Was leaving                              B. Has leaving

C. Left                                             D. Had left

 

  1. Five years ago, Sunita ____ very thin.

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

 

  1. A few years ago all of us _____ in our twenties.

A. Was                B. Were              C. Has been       D. Being

 

  1. The boys _____ at all the jokes the comedian cracked.

A. Were laughed                           B. Laughed

C. Has laughed                             D. Laughing

 

  1. The police _____ the smuggler last night.

A. Arresting                                   B. Has arrested

C. Arrested                                     D. Was arresting

 

  1. While Sunil was watching TV, his guests _____ for dinner.

A. Were arriving                           B. Has arrived

C. Arrived                                       D. Have arrived

 

  1. He ____ me when he was ready.

A. Was calling                               B. Called

C. Has called                                 D. Have called

 

  1. The big bottles ____ out last week.

A. Selled             B. Sold                C. Selling           D. Were selling

 

  1. Everyone ____ at the table and had their lunch.

A. Sitting            B. Sat                  C. Was sitting   D. Sitted

 

Answer Key:

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Cried’ is the simple past tense form of ‘cry’.

 

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Left’ is the simple past tense form of ‘leave’.

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Was’ is the simple past tense form of ‘be’ for a singular subject. (past tense of ‘is’)

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Were’ is the simple past tense form of ‘be’ for a plural subject. (past tense of ‘are’)

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Laughed’ is the simple past tense form of ‘laugh’.

 

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Arrested’ is the simple past tense form of ‘arrest’.

 

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Arrived’ is the simple past tense form of ‘arrive’.

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Called’ is the simple past tense form of ‘call’.

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Sold’ is the simple past tense form of ‘sell’.

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Sat’ is the simple past tense form of ‘sit’.