Past tense-Mixed review Worksheet-11

Past tense-Mixed review Worksheet-11

 

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

  1. The girl _____ her clothes and hung them to dry.

A. Was washing                            B. Washed

C. Has washing                             D. Have washed

 

  1. The thief _____ before the police could come.

A. Escaping                                    B. Was escaping

C. Has escaping                            D. Escaped

 

  1. We ____ sad when we heard the bad news.

A. Was feeling  B. Feeled            C. Felt                 D. Have felt

 

  1. I _____ to do this sum, but could not.

A. Was trying    B. Tried              C. Am trying     D. Is tried

 

  1. Everything ____ hazy due to the mist last evening.

A. Seeming                                     B. Seems

C. Was seeming                            D. Seemed

 

  1. All the bowlers _____ five overs each in yesterday’s match.

A. Bowling         B. Balled            C. Bowled          D. Were bowling

 

  1. The children ____ late last Sunday.

A. Slepped         B. Slept              C. Sleeping        D. Was sleeping

 

  1. Our team _____ a good lead due to the opener’s century.

A. Gaining                                      B. Was gaining

C. Gained                                       D. Is gained

 

  1. Our dog was waiting for us when we ____ home.

A. Returning                                  B. Returned

C. Were returning                        D. Have returned

 

  1. Sunita ____ the cup because it was very hot.

A. Dropping                                   B. Dropped

C. Was dropping                          D. Have dropped

 

  1. Sunita _____ loudly on the door.

A. Is knocked                                 B. Have knocked

C. Knocked                                    D. Knocking

 

  1. Shah Jahan _____ the Taj Mahal.

A. Was building                            B. Builded

C. Built                                            D. Build

 

  1. Everyone _____ the mass meeting last Wednesday.

A. Was attending                          B. Attending

C. Attended                                    D. Were attending

 

  1. Tom ____ the ball so hard, it burst.

A. Was kicking                              B. Kicked

C. Have kicked                              D. Is kicked

 

  1. We ____ the new film a lot.

A. Liking            B. Likes              C. Liked             D. Were liking

 

Answer Key:

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Washed’ is the simple past tense form of ‘wash’.

 

  1. D

Explanation: ‘Escaped’ is the simple past tense form of ‘escape’.

 

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Felt’ is the simple past tense form of ‘feel’.

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Tried’ is the simple past tense form of ‘try’.

 

  1. D

Explanation: ‘Seemed’ is the simple past tense form of ‘seem’.

 

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Bowled’ is the simple past tense form of ‘bowl’.

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Slept’ is the simple past tense form of ‘sleep’.

 

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Gained’ is the simple past tense form of ‘gain’.

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Returned’ is the simple past tense form of ‘return’.

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Dropped’ is the simple past tense form of ‘drop’.

 

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Knocked’ is the simple past tense form of ‘knock’.

 

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Built’ is the simple past tense form of ‘build’.

 

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Attended’ is the simple past tense form of ‘attend’.

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Kicked’ is the simple past tense form of ‘kick’.

 

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Liked’ is the simple past tense form of ‘like’.