Simple Past Tense Worksheet-14

Simple Past Tense Worksheet-14

 

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

The boys playing cricket ___ this window yesterday.

A. Were breaking                         B. Broken

C. Breaks                                        D. Broke

 

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

Ma’am ____ us a new lesson last Monday.

A. Teaches                                      B. Was teaching

C. Teached                                     D. Taught

 

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

Someone ____ my purse last Tuesday.

A. Was stealing                             B. Stole

C. Stolen                                         D. Have stolen

 

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

We ____ black horses in Goa last month.

A. Rided             B. Riding           C. Rode              D. Road

 

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

I ____ to go to my friend’s house yesterday evening.

A. Wanting                                     B. Was wanting

C. Had wanted                              D. Wanted

 

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

Our school ____ Children’s Day with a show last November.

A. Celebrated                                B. Celebrating

C. Was celebrating                       D. Will celebrate

 

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

The people ____ round the film star in the evening yesterday.

A. Crowding                                  B. Were crowding

C. Crowded                                    D. Will crowd

 

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

Gandhiji ____ to free India from the British rule.

A. Was struggling                         B. Struggled

C. Is struggle                                 D. Struggles

 

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

The cat ____ two rats last Saturday.

A. Was killing   B. Has killed     C. Killed             D. Will kill

 

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

The Australian team ____ the match yesterday.

A. Was losing    B. Lost                C. Loosed           D. Were losing

 

Answer Key:

  1. D

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

  1. D

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

  1. B

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

  1. C

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

  1. D

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

  1. A

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

  1. C

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

  1. B

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

  1. C

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

  1. B

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