Tense mixed review Worksheet-17

Tense mixed review Worksheet-17

 

Fill in the blank with the correct continuous tense:

  1. Last night, the police ____ all the cars passing this way.

A. Was stopping                           B. Are stopping

C. Were stopping                          D. Is stopping

 

  1. By next month, our office _____ on the new project.

A. Is working                                 B. Will be working

C. Was working                            D. Are working

 

  1. Hitesh ____ hard for his exam on Monday next.

A. Will be studying                       B. Was studying

C. Are studying                             D. Is studying

 

  1. She _____ the poem when Mother called her for dinner.

A. Is learning                                 B. Was learning

C. Are learning                              D. Were learning

 

  1. At this time next Sunday, we ____ our home.

A. Are shifting                               B. Were shifting

C. Will be shifting                        D. Is shifting

 

  1. The students ____ the hall for the programme when the Principal came in.

A. Are decorating                         B. Is decorating

C. Were decorating                      D. Will be decorating

 

  1. The men _____ diligently on the new project to complete it on time.

A. Are working                              B. Is working

C. Will working                             D. Was working

 

  1. The circus ____ for the next two months.

A. Are showing                              B. Was showing

C. Will be showing                       D. Is showing

 

  1. The latest Amitabh Bachchan ____ now ____ in all theatres.

A. Are …showing                          B. Was …showing

C. Will be …showing                    D. Is …showing

 

  1. I can’t concentrate; the loud music _____ me.

A. Are disturbing                          B. Will be disturbing

C. Is disturbing                             D. Was disturbing

 

Answer Key:

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Last night’ indicates the past tense; hence ‘were stopping’ is correct.

 

  1. B

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

 

  1. D

Explanation: ‘Monday next’ indicates the present tense for the verb; hence ‘is studying’ is correct.

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Called’ indicates the past tense; hence ‘was learning’ is correct.

 

  1. C

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

 

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Came’ indicates the past tense; hence ‘were decorating’ is correct.

 

  1. A

Explanation: ‘The last part’ of the sentence indicates the present tense; hence ‘are working’ is correct.

 

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Next two months’ indicates the future tense; hence ‘will be showing’ is correct.

 

  1. D

Explanation: ‘Now’ indicates the present tense; hence ‘is…showing’ is correct.

 

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Part 1’ of the sentence indicates the present tense; hence ‘is disturbing’ is correct.