Past Tenses-Mixed Review Worksheet-9

Past Tenses-Mixed Review Worksheet-9

 

Change into the proper past tense form:

  1. Sonal brings soup for her mother.

A. Sonal brung soup for her mother.

B. Sonal brought soup for her mother.

C. Sonal has brought soup for her mother.

D. Sonal bought soup for her mother.

 

  1. We buy our groceries from the new shop.

A. We brought our groceries from the new shop.

B. We had bought our groceries from the new shop.

C. We bought our groceries from the new shop.

D. We buyed our groceries from the new shop.

 

  1. She sells biscuits to small children.

A. She was selling biscuits to small children.

B. She selled biscuits to small children.

C. She has sold biscuits to small children.

D. She sold biscuits to small children.

 

  1. Sunita is washing the car as it is dirty.

A. Sunita was washing the car as it is dirty.

B. Sunita is washing the car as it was dirty.

C. Sunita was washing the car as it was dirty.

D. Sunita was washing the car as it being dirty.

 

  1. She shakes the syrup before drinking it.

A. She shacked the syrup before drinking it.

B. She shook the syrup before drinking it.

C. She shaken the syrup before drinking it.

D. She had shook the syrup before drinking it.

 

  1. The cat kills the rat.

A. The cat killed the rat.

B. The cat’s killed the rat.

C. The cat was killing the rat.

D. The cat has killed the rat.

 

  1. That man is drinking tea.

A. That man has drinking tea.

B. That man was drinking tea.

C. That man drank tea.

D. That man had drinking tea.

 

  1. The cat sits on the mat.

A. The cat was sat on the mat.

B. The cat was sitting on the mat.

C. The cat sited on the mat.

D. The cat sat on the mat.

 

  1. She is changing her dress.

A. She can be changing her dress.

B. She will be changing her dress.

C. She was changing her dress.

D. She has been changing her dress.

 

  1. The doors are locked.

A. The doors was locked.

B. The doors have been locked.

C. The doors has was locked.

D. The doors were locked.

 

Answer Key:

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Brings’ is in the simple present tense; hence the correct change is ‘brought’ – simple past tense.

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Buy’ is in the simple present tense; hence the correct change is ‘bought’ – simple past tense.

  1. D

Explanation: ‘Sells’ is in the simple present tense; hence the correct change is ‘sold’ – simple past tense.

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Is washing’ is in the present continuous tense; hence the correct change is ‘was washing’ – past continuous tense. Also ‘is’ changes to ‘was.’

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Shakes’ is in the simple present tense; hence the correct change is ‘shook’ – simple past tense.

  1. A

Explanation: ‘Kills’ is in the simple present tense; hence the correct change is ‘killed’ – simple past tense.

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Is drinking’ is in the present continuous tense; hence the correct change is ‘was drinking’ – past continuous tense.

  1. D

Explanation: ‘Sits’ is in the simple present tense; hence the correct change is – ‘sat’ – simple past tense.

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Is changing’ is in the present continuous tense; hence the correct change is ‘was changing’ – past continuous tense.

  1. D

Explanation: ‘Are’ is in the simple present tense; hence the correct change is ‘were.’ (Both are forms of ‘be.’)