Past Tenses-Mixed Review Worksheet-2

Past Tenses-Mixed Review Worksheet-2

 

Fill in the blank with the correct past tense form of the given verb:

  1. Hitesh ____ (get) good marks in the last test.

A. Getting          B. Got                 C. Gets                D. Was getting

 

  1. The movie was quite entertaining; we _____ (laugh) a lot.

A. Were laughing                         B. Was laughing

C. Laughed                                    D. Laughs

 

  1. When Sheila saw me, she _____ (smile) at me.

A. Smiled           B. Smiling         C. Smiles           D. Was smiling

 

  1. We ____ (have) a heavy lunch yesterday.

A. Had                B. Having          C. Have had      D. Has

 

  1. Anil _____ (see) the new film last week.

A. Has seen       B. Seen               C. Seed               D. Saw

 

  1. When the apple _____ (fall) from the tree, it surprised Newton.

A. Falled            B. Falling           C. Fell                 D. Felled

 

  1. I _____ (read) the new chapter last evening.

A. Reading        B. Reads            C. Was read      D. Read

 

  1. She _____ (look) at this painting for a long time.

A. Was looking                              B. Looking

C. Were looking                            D. Look

 

  1. Sunil _____ (want) to come too, but was busy.

A. Was wanting                            B. Wants

C. Wanted                                      D. Is wanting

 

  1. Rani ____ (wear) the same dress last week, didn’t she?

A. Worn             B. Wore              C. Is wearing    D. Had worn

 

Answer Key:

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Get’ is an irregular verb and hence its form changes in the past tense. Here the simple past tense is correct.

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Laugh’ is a regular verb and hence ‘ed’ is added to form the past tense. Here the simple past tense is correct.

  1. A

Explanation: ‘Smile’ is a regular verb and hence ‘ed’ is added to form the past tense form. Here the simple past tense is correct.

  1. A

Explanation: ‘Have’ is an irregular verb and hence its form changes in the past tense. Here the simple past tense is correct.

  1. D

Explanation: ‘See’ is an irregular verb and hence its form changes in the past tense. Here the simple past tense is correct.

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Fall’ is an irregular verb and hence its form changes in the past tense. Here the simple past tense is correct.

  1. D

Explanation: ‘Read’ is an irregular verb and hence does not change at all to form the past tense. Here the simple past tense is correct.

  1. A

Explanation: ‘Look’ is a regular verb and hence ‘ed’ is added to form the past tense. Here the past continuous tense is correct.

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Want’ is a regular verb and hence ‘ed’ is added to form the past tense form. Here the simple past tense is correct.

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Wear’ is an irregular verb and hence its form changes in the past tense. Here the simple past tense is correct due to the question tag.