Simple Past Tense Worksheet-12

Simple Past Tense Worksheet-12

 

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

We ____ the Principal of your school yesterday.

A. Were meeting                           B. Met

C. Meet                                           D. Are meeting

 

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

My friends ____ the new movie last Friday.

A. Watched                                    B. Were watching

C. Watches                                     D. Watch

 

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

I _____ rather late last night.

A. Was eating   B. Ate                  C. Am eating     D. Eaten

 

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

Sunil ____ to Goa last month.

A. Gone              B. Was going    C. Went              D. Is going

 

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

Sonal ___ a letter to her friend yesterday.

A. Writes                                        B. Was writing

C. Written                                      D. Wrote

 

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

My friend ____ her new dress yesterday.

A. Worn             B. Wears            C. Wear              D. Wore

 

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

My mother ____ to my teacher last week.

A. Speaks                                        B. Speaking

C. Was speaking                           D. Spoke

 

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

Sunita ____ to my house yesterday evening.

A. Was coming                              B. Come

C. Came                                          D. Comes

 

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

I ____ my homework at 5 o’clock.

A. Finished        B. Finishes        C. Finish            D. Was finishing

 

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

We ____ pizzas for dinner last night.

A. Have                                           B. Had

C. Were having                             D. Has

 

Answer Key:

  1. B

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

  1. A

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

  1. B

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

  1. C

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

  1. D

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

  1. D

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

  1. D

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

  1. C

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

  1. A

Explanation: ‘At 5 o’clock’ suggests the past tense and since there is only one action, the correct tense is simple past tense – finished.

  1. B

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