Use of was, were Worksheet-4

Use of was, were Worksheet-4

 

Use was, were or will be appropriately in the blank:

  1. Next month, Sheila ____ going to Delhi for the meeting.

A. Will be           B. Was                C. Were              D. None of them

 

  1. There ____ a playground here, but now there is a garden.

A. Will be                                        B. None of them

C. Was                                             D. Were

 

  1. Yesterday’s paper ____ easy.

A. None of them                            B. Will be

C. Was                                             D. Were

 

  1. There ____ an interesting topic for reading in yesterday’s newspaper.

A. Were                                           B. None of them

C. Will be                                        D. Was

 

  1. I hope tomorrow’s paper ____ easy.

A. Was                B. Were              C. Will be           D. None of them

 

  1. The people ____ dressed in white to play Holi tomorrow.

A. None of them                            B. Was

C. Were                                           D. Will be

 

  1. Sunil ____ at home, when the guests arrived.

A. None of them                            B. Will be

C. Was                                             D. Were

 

  1. Next week, I _____ in London.

A. Were                                           B. Will be

C. None of them                            D. Was

 

  1. Sunita ____ very talkative during dinner last night.

A. None of them                            B. Will be

C. Was                                             D. Were

 

  1. The guests _____ served well by the butler at dinner last week.

A. Will be           B. Was                C. Were              D. None of them

 

Answer Key:

  1. A

Explanation: ‘Sheila’ is a singular subject & ‘next month’ indicates future tense; hence ‘will be’ is correct.

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Playground’ is a singular subject & ‘part 2 of the sentence’ indicates past tense; hence ‘was’ is correct.

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Paper’ is a singular subject & ‘yesterday’s’ indicates past tense; hence ‘was’ is correct.

  1. D

Explanation: ‘Topic’ is a singular subject & ‘yesterday’s’ indicates past tense; hence ‘was’ is correct.

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Paper’ is a singular subject & ‘tomorrow’s’ indicates future tense; hence ‘will be’ is correct.

  1. D

Explanation: ‘People’ is a plural subject & ‘tomorrow’ indicates future tense; hence ‘will be’ is correct.

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Sunil’ is a singular subject & ‘arrived’ indicates past tense; hence ‘was’ is correct.

  1. B

Explanation: ‘I’ is a singular subject & ‘next week’ indicates future tense; hence ‘will be’ is correct.

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Sunita’ is a singular subject & ‘last night’ indicates past tense; hence ‘was’ is correct.

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Guests’ is a plural subject & ‘last week’ indicates past tense; hence ‘were’ is correct.