Simple Past Tense Worksheet-13

Simple Past Tense Worksheet-13

 

  1. Fill in the blank with the correct  form of the verb :

My brother _____ me a doll for my birthday last year.

A. Gifted            B. Gifts               C. Was gifting   D. Is gifting

 

  1. Fill in the blank with the correct  form of the verb :

Our mother _____ us an interesting story last night.

A. Was telling   B. Told               C. Tells               D. Tell

 

  1. Fill in the blank with the correct  form of the verb:

Last year we _____ our house before Diwali.

A. painting                                     B. Were painting

C. painted                                       D. paint

 

  1. Fill in the blank with the correct past tense form:

Everyone _____ at the jokes at last night’s party.

A. Laugh            B. Laughed        C. Laughs          D. Were laughing

 

  1. Fill in the blank with the correct past tense form:

It ____ all day yesterday.

A. Rained           B. Is raining      C. Rains             D. Rain

 

  1. Fill in the blank with the correct past tense form:

Sunita ___ her teacher four questions during the last period.

A. Asking           B. Was asking   C. Asked             D. Asks

 

  1. Fill in the blank with the correct  form of the verb :

My friend ____ this picture last week.

A. Painting        B. Painted          C. Paints            D. Paint

 

  1. Fill in the blank with the correct  form of the verb :

While going to school we ____ a loud bang.

A. We’re hearing                          B. Hears

C. Heard                                         D. Was hearing

 

  1. Fill in the blank with the correct  form of the verb :

My parents ____ for a movie last night.

A. Went              B. Were going   C. Gone              D. Has gone

 

  1. Fill in the blank with the correct  form of the verb :

The peon ____ the bell four hours ago.

A. Was ring       B. Has rang       C. Rang              D. Ringed

 

Answer Key:

  1. A

Explanation: ‘Last year’ suggests the past tense and since there is only one action, the correct tense is simple past tense – gifted.

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Last night’ suggests the past tense and since there is only one action, the correct tense is simple past tense – told.

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Last year’ suggests the past tense and since there is only one action, the correct tense is simple past tense – painted.

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Last night’ suggests the past tense and since there is only one action, the correct tense is simple past tense – laughed.

  1. A

Explanation: ‘Yesterday’ suggests the past tense and since there is only one action, the correct tense is simple past tense – rained.

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Last period’ suggests the past tense and since there is only one action, the correct tense is simple past tense – asked.

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Last week’ suggests the past tense and since there is only one action, the correct tense is simple past tense – painted.

  1. C

Explanation: ‘While going’ suggests the past tense and since there is only one action, the correct tense is simple past tense – heard.

  1. A

Explanation: ‘Last night’ suggests the past tense and since there is only one action, the correct tense is simple past tense – went.

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Four hours ago’ suggests the past tense and since there is only one action, the correct tense is simple past tense – rang.