Forms of 'be' Worksheet-2

Forms of 'be' Worksheet-2

 

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

  1. That man ___ my uncle.

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

 

  1. It ____ very hot yesterday.

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

 

  1. My old school ____ very big.

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

 

  1. If there ____ some water in the jug, please give it to me.

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

 

  1. Anil, you ____ late again today.

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

 

  1. Those mangoes ____ not ripe last week.

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

 

  1. Today, the mangoes ____ nice and ripe.

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

 

  1. Have the clothes dried? No, they ____ still wet.

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

 

  1. Mother, meet my friend Anil. He ____ a doctor.

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

 

  1. Can you see this stone? It ____ 100 years old.

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

 

Answer Key:

  1. D

Explanation: ‘Man’ is singular; hence ‘is’ is correct.

  1. C

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

  1. B

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

  1. A

Explanation: ‘Give’ suggests the present tense; hence ‘is’ is correct.

  1. D

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

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Mangoes’ is plural and ‘last week’ suggests the past

tense; hence ‘were’ is correct.

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Today’ suggests the present tense and ‘mangoes’ is plural; hence ‘are’ is correct.

  1. A

Explanation: ‘Clothes’ is plural and ‘still’ suggests the present tense; hence ‘are’ is correct.

  1. A

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

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Can-see’ suggests the present tense and ‘stone’ is singular; hence ‘is’ is correct.