Tense mixed review Worksheet-14

Tense mixed review Worksheet-14

 

Fill in the blank with the correct continuous tense:

  1. By this time next week we _____ our board exams.

A. Are answering                          B. Will be answering

C. Were answering                      D. Is answering

 

  1. I ____ a novel written by Roald Dahl now-a-days.

A. Was reading                             B. Am reading

C. Is reading                                  D. Are reading

 

  1. In December last year, many people ____ for the new year.

A. Were preparing                       B. Was preparing

C. Will be preparing                    D. Are preparing

 

  1. All of us _____ for a picnic day after tomorrow.

A. Were going                               B. Was going

C. Will be going                            D. Is going

 

  1. When our teacher _____ us about our universe, the bell rang.

A. Is telling                                     B. Was telling

C. Will be telling                           D. Were telling

 

  1. Sunil _____ very fast when the accident happened.

A. Is driving                                   B. Was driving

C. Were driving                            D. Will be driving

 

  1. We ____ over to your place sometime next week.

A. Are driving                                B. Will be driving

C. Were driving                            D. Is driving

 

  1. The workmen _____ the new bridge speedily, as it has to be completed soon.

A. Were constructing                  B. Are constructing

C. Will be constructing               D. Is constructing

 

  1. The police ____ all big trucks last month.

A. Are checking                             B. Were checking

C. Will be checking                      D. Was checking

 

  1. Day before yesterday Aditya ____ a letter to his mother.

A. Is writing                                   B. Was writing

C. Will be writing                         D. Were writing

 

Answer Key:

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Next week’ indicates the future tense; hence ‘will be answering’ is correct.

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Now-a-days’ indicates the present tense; hence ‘am reading’ is correct.

 

  1. A

Explanation: ‘Last year’ indicates the past tense; hence ‘were preparing’ is correct.

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Day after tomorrow’ indicates the future tense; hence ‘will be going’ is correct.

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Rang’ indicates the past tense; hence ‘was telling’ is correct.

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Happened’ indicates the past tense; hence ‘was driving’ is correct.

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Next week’ indicates the future tense; hence ‘will be driving’ is correct.

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Part 2’ of the sentence indicates the present tense; hence ‘are constructing’ is correct.

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Last month’ indicates the past tense; hence ‘were checking’ is correct.

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Day before yesterday’ indicates the past tense; hence ‘was writing’ is correct.