Simple present tense Worksheet-5

Simple present tense Worksheet-5

 

Fill in the blank with the simple present tense form of the verb:

  1. The bank ____ at 8 a.m.

A. Opens            B. Is opening     C. Open              D. Are opening

 

  1. The bank ____ at 5 p.m. every day.

A. Are shutting                              B. Shuts

C. Is shutting                                 D. shut

 

  1. ____ your eyes and sit quietly.

A. Close              B. Is closing      C. Are close       D. Closed

 

  1. Anil always ____ first because he is very studious.

A. Is standing   B. Stands           C. Is stands       D. Standing

 

  1. Her mother ______ in Gujarat Public School.

A. Teach                                         B. Is teaching

C. Are teaching                             D. Teaches

 

  1. Our gardener ____ the lawn once in 15 days.

A. Is mowing    B. Mows             C. Are mowed   D. Mow

 

  1. Once a month, we ____ at some restaurant.

A. Eats                B. Is eating        C. Eat                 D. Are eating

 

  1. “_____ your water bottles tomorrow,” said Sunil Sir.

A. Brings                                        B. Are bringing

C. Is bringing                                D. Bring

 

  1. Birds ____ .

A. Is flying         B. Are flying      C. Fly                  D. Flies

 

  1. Sunita ____ expertly; she won the last swimming competition.

A. Swim                                          B. Are swimming

C. Swims                                        D. Is swimming

 

Answer Key:

  1. A

Explanation: ‘Opens’ is the simple present tense (3rd person singular) of ‘open.’

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Shuts’ is the simple present tense (3rd person singular) of ‘shut.’

 

  1. A

Explanation: ‘Close’ is the simple present tense (2nd person singular or plural) of ‘close.’ (This is an imperative sentence)

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Stands’ is the simple present tense (3rd person singular) of ‘stand.’

 

  1. D

Explanation: ‘Teaches’ is the simple present tense (3rd person singular) of ‘teach.’

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Mows’ is the simple present tense (3rd person singular) of ‘mow.’

 

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Eat’ is the simple present tense (1st person plural) of ‘eat.’

 

  1. D

Explanation: ‘Bring’ is the simple present tense (2nd person singular or plural) of ‘bring.’ (This is an imperative sentence)

 

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Fly’ is the simple present tense (3rd person plural) of ‘fly.’

 

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Swims’ is the simple present tense (3rd person singular) of ‘swim.’