Tense mixed review Worksheet-22

Tense mixed review Worksheet-22

 

Use the simple past or the past perfect tense as needed:

  1. A lot of water had overflowed before the watchman ____ the tap.

A. Closed                                        B. Had closed

C. Have closed                              D. Has closed

 

  1. The maid ____ the clothes before the boys took their baths.

A. Was washed                             B. Have washed

C. Has washed                              D. Had washed

 

  1. I ____ this book even before my teacher read it.

A. Having read                              B. Had read

C. Have read                                  D. Has read

 

  1. Sunita wore her yellow dress yesterday. I am sure she ____ the same dress to the party last Sunday.

A. Having worn                             B. Have worn

C. Had worn                                  D. Has worn

 

  1. Our cousin ____ at our place before his telegram did.

A. Was arrived                              B. Had arrived

C. Have arrived                             D. Has arrived

 

  1. The bird ____ its nest before the rains started.

A. Has built                                    B. Has builded

C. Had built                                   D. Have built

 

  1. The audience had taken their seats before the film ____.

A. Started                                       B. Has started

C. Have started                             D. Had started

 

  1. We ___ our lunch only after the guests ____.

A. Had eaten … left                      B. Had eaten … left

C. Ate … had left                           D. Had eaten … left

 

  1. Sunil ____ the door after the dog ____ back.

A. Had shut… had come             B. Had shut… came

C. Had shut… has come              D. Shut… had come

 

  1. The parents ____ only after the baby ____ to bed.

A. Slept… had gone                      B. Had slept … went

C. Slept … had went                     D. Were sleeping … was went

 

Answer Key:

  1. A

Explanation: For two past actions, the simple past tense is used for the action that is completed second and the past perfect tense is used for the action that is completed first.

 

  1. D

Explanation: For two past actions, the simple past tense is used for the action that is completed second and the past perfect tense is used for the action that is completed first.

 

  1. B

Explanation: For two past actions, the simple past tense is used for the action that is completed second and the past perfect tense is used for the action that is completed first.

 

  1. C

Explanation: For two past actions, the simple past tense is used for the action that is completed second and the past perfect tense is used for the action that is completed first.

 

  1. B

Explanation: For two past actions, the simple past tense is used for the action that is completed second and the past perfect tense is used for the action that is completed first.

 

  1. C

Explanation: For two past actions, the simple past tense is used for the action that is completed second and the past perfect tense is used for the action that is completed first.

 

  1. A

Explanation: For two past actions, the simple past tense is used for the action that is completed second and the past perfect tense is used for the action that is completed first.

 

  1. C

Explanation: For two past actions, the simple past tense is used for the action that is completed second and the past perfect tense is used for the action that is completed first.

 

  1. D

Explanation: For two past actions, the simple past tense is used for the action that is completed second and the past perfect tense is used for the action that is completed first.

 

  1. A

Explanation: For two past actions, the simple past tense is used for the action that is completed second and the past perfect tense is used for the action that is completed first