Simple Past Tense Worksheet-16

Simple Past Tense Worksheet-16

 

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

“Is Anita here?” “No, she ____ out an hour ago.”

A. Was going    B. Gone              C. Went              D. Had went

 

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

“Where is your text book?”“Sorry Ma’am, I ____ to bring it today.”

A. Was forgetting                         B. Forgotten

C. Forgot                                        D. Am forgot

 

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

“Shall we watch the new movie next week?” “No, I ____ it yesterday.”

A. Watched                                    B. Am watched

C. Have watching                         D. Was watched

 

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

I ___ a strange sight yesterday.

A. Was seeing   B. Am saw         C. Saw                D. Seen

 

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

“Do you have an extra pen?”“No, I ____ one to Sunita.”

A. Giving            B. Has given      C. Gave               D. Am give

 

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

The magician ____ us many tricks yesterday.

A. Was showing                            B. Had shown

C. Shone                                         D. Showed

 

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

I ____ two loaves for dinner last night from the new shop.

A. Was bringing                            B. Brought

C. Bought                                       D. Was buying

 

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

Sachin ____ 72 runs in his last match.

A. Scores                                        B. Scored

C. Was scoring                              D. Has scoring

 

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

Mother ____ the fruit with the new knife last night.

A. Cutting                                       B. Was cutting

C. Cutted                                        D. Cut

 

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

Sunil’s friend ____ his notebook to write the notes during the last period.

A. Wanting                                     B. Was wanting

C. Wanted                                      D. Is wanted

 

Answer Key:

  1. C

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

  1. C

Explanation: In this sentence ‘today’ suggests ‘Early morning’ and hence the past tense and since there is only one action, the correct tense is simple past tense – forgot.

  1. A

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

  1. C

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

  1. C

Explanation: The first question suggests that the action of the second sentence is in the past and since there is only one action, the correct tense is simple past tense – gave.

  1. D

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

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Last night’ suggests the past tense and since there is only one action, the correct tense is simple past tense – bought (Past tense of ‘buy’)

  1. B

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

  1. D

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

  1. C

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