Simple Present Tense-Worksheet-3

Usage of Be :

We use the short form when we are speaking or writing a friendly  letter:

We're on holiday in Kashmir. It's very cold here.

 

Using the long form in speaking often implies emphasis.

We can use a short form after a singular noun but not if the noun ends in ch, sh, x, z, s:

 

The taxi’s here.           

This cake's nice.

This watch is expensive.

The dish is tasty.                  

 

That buzz is loud.

 

Simple Present Tenses Worksheet-3

 

Fill in the blank/s.

 

  1. Your shoes ______ very dirty.

(A) is                    (B) are                  (C) has                 (D) have

 

  1. My brother_____ a teacher.

(A) is                    (B) are                  (C) has                 (D) have

 

  1. This house _____ very big.

(A) Isn’t                (B) Wasn’t           (C) Hasn’t            (D) are

 

  1. The shops _____ open today.

(A) Areno’t          (B) Isn’t                (C) Aren’t             (D) Hasn’t

 

  1. My keys _____in my bag.

(A) is                    (B) was                 (C) are                  (D) have

 

  1. Jaya _____ 18 years old.

(A) is                    (B) are                  (C) has                 (D) have

 

  1. You ____ very tall.

(A) Hasn’t            (B) Isn’t                (C) Aren’t             (D) Haven’t

 

  1. I ____ interested in politics.

(A) am not           (B) Isn’t                (C) aren’t             (D) Haven't

 

  1. I ____ hungry. Please give me something to eat.

(A) was                (B) am                  (C) have               (D) has

 

  1. It ____ warm today.

(A) was                (B) is                     (C) have               (D) has

 

Answer Key:

(21)-(B); (22)-(A); (23)-(A); (24)-(C); (25)-(C); (26)-(A); (27)-(C); (28)-(A); (29)-(B); (30)-(B)