Past tense-Mixed review Worksheet-8

Past tense-Mixed review Worksheet-8

 

Fill in the blank with the correct simple past tense form:

  1. The cat _____ over the wall and ran away.

A. Jumping                                    B. Jumped

C. Was jumping                            D. Jumps

 

  1. Every day, last week, Sunil ____ a glass.

A. Was breaking                           B. Braked

C. Broke                                          D. Broken

 

  1. Last night we _____ suddenly when the dog ran across the road.

A. Broke                                          B. Braked

C. Were braking                           D. Was braking

 

  1. We _____ and had dinner at a new restaurant on the way.

A. Were stopping                          B. Had stopped

C. Have stopped                           D. Stopped

 

  1. Everyone ____ attentively to the Chief Minister’s speech yesterday

A. Listening                                   B. Were listening

C. Listened                                     D. Has been listening

 

  1. We ____ a strange sight in the jungle last week.

A. Seen               B. Saw                C. Sawed            D. Were seeing

 

  1. The woodcutter _____ four trees last Sunday.

A. Fell                 B. Felled            C. Was felling   D. Has fallen

 

  1. The carpenter _____ off the wood to make a door.

A. Saw                B. Sawn              C. Seed               D. Sawed

 

  1. Mother ____ the watermelon and distributed it among us.

A. Cutted           B. Cutting          C. Cut                 D. Was cutting

 

  1. Sunil _____, “How are you today?”

A. Said                B. Sayed             C. Was saying   D. Was said

 

Answer Key:

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Jumped’ is the simple past tense form of ‘jump’.

 

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Broke’ is the simple past tense form of ‘break’.

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Braked’ is the simple past tense form of ‘brake’.

 

  1. D

Explanation: ‘Stopped’ is the simple past tense form of ‘stop’.

 

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Listened’ is the simple past tense form of ‘listen’.

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Saw’ is the simple past tense form of ‘see’.

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Felled’ is the simple past tense form of ‘fell’.

 

  1. D

Explanation: ‘Sawed’ is the simple past tense form of ‘saw’.

 

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Cut’ is the simple past tense form of ‘cut.’

 

  1. A

Explanation: ‘Said’ is the simple past tense form of ‘say’.