Past Tenses-Mixed Review Worksheet-10

Past Tenses-Mixed Review Worksheet-10

 

Change into the proper past tense form:

  1. The sun is not shining today.

A. The sun was not shining yesterday.

B. The sun was not shined yesterday.

C. The sun was not shines yesterday.

D. The sun was not shining today.

 

  1. I read my book.

A. I was reading my book.

B. I read my book.

C. I reading my book.

D. I reads my book.

 

  1. The teacher scolds the naughty student.

A. The teacher scolding the naughty student.

B. The teacher was scolding the naughty student.

C. The teacher scolded the naughty student.

D. The teacher has scolded the naughty student.

 

  1. The labourers work from morning till evening.

A. The labourers were worked from morning till evening.

B. The labourers have worked from morning till evening.

C. The labourers are worked from morning till evening.

D. The labourers worked from morning till evening.

 

  1. Hitesh is trying for a visa.

A. Hitesh being tried for a visa.

B. Hitesh was trying for a visa.

C. Hitesh tried for a visa.

D. Hitesh was be trying for a visa.

 

  1. The mother worries about her child.

A. The mother has worried about her child.

B. The mother is worried about her child.

C. The mother was worried about her child.

D. The mother worried about her child.

 

  1. Sunita stitches roses onto the table cloth.

A. Sunita stitched roses onto the table cloth.

B. Sunita was stitching roses onto the table cloth.

C. Sunita was stitched roses onto the table cloth.

D. Sunita has stitched roses onto the table cloth.

 

  1. Mother clears the table.

A. Mother is cleared the table.

B. Mother was clearing the table.

C. Mother cleared the table.

D. Mother has cleared the table.

 

  1. Sonal is laughing at her brother’s jokes.

A. Sonal laughing at her brother’s jokes.

B. Sonal was laughing at her brother’s jokes.

C. Sonal has laughed at her brother’s jokes.

D. Sonal laughed at her brother’s jokes.

 

  1. Harish laughs loudly.

A. Harish laughed loudly.

B. Harish was laughing loudly.

C. Harish has been laughing loudly.

D. Harish was laughed at loudly.

 

Answer Key:

  1. A

Explanation: ‘Is not shining’ is in the present continuous tense with negation; hence the correct change is ‘was not shining’ – past continuous tense with negation.

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Read’ is in the simple present tense; hence the correct change is ‘read’ – simple past tense. The present and past tenses of ‘Read’ are the same but the pronunciations are different.

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Scolds’ is in the simple present tense; hence the correct change is ‘scolded’ – simple past tense.

  1. D

Explanation: ‘Work’ is in the simple present tense; hence the correct change is ‘worked’ – simple past tense.

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Is trying’ is in the present continuous tense; hence the correct change is ‘was trying’ – past continuous tense.

  1. D

Explanation: ‘Worries’ is in the simple present tense; hence the correct change is ‘worried’ – simple past tense.

  1. A

Explanation: ‘Stitches’ is in the simple present tense; hence the correct change is ‘stitched’ – simple past tense.

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Clears’ is in the simple present tense; hence the correct change is ‘cleared’ – simple past tense.

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Is laughing’ is in the present continuous tense; hence the correct change is ‘was laughing’ – past continuous tense.

  1. A

Explanation: ‘Laughs’ is in the simple present tense; hence the correct change is – ‘laughed.’