Use of was, were Worksheet-1

Use of was, were Worksheet-1

 

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

  1. Last week we ___ in Goa.

A. Was                                             B. Were

C. None of them                            D. Will be

 

  1. Next month my friend ____ 10 years old.

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

 

  1. It ____ very hot yesterday.

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

 

  1. The boy ____ thankful to you if you help him.

A. None of them                            B. Was

C. Were                                           D. Will be

 

  1. Many saplings ____ planted in June last year.

A. Was                                            B. Were

C. None of them                            D. Will be

 

  1. Last night, Sonal ____ studying in her room.

A. Was                                            B. Were

C. None of them                            D. Will be

 

  1. The toys ____ kept in the basket yesterday.

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

 

  1. We _____ in Class 4 next year.

A. Was                                            B. Were

C. None of them                            D. Will be

 

  1. Tomorrow ____ a holiday due to elections.

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

 

  1. Mohan and Sonali ____ in Class V last year.

A. Was                                             B. None of them

C. Were                                           D. Will be

 

Answer Key:

  1. B

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

  1. C

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

  1. C

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

  1. D

Explanation: ‘Boy’ is a singular subject & ‘part 2 of the sentence’ indicates future tense; hence ‘will be’ is correct.

  1. B

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

  1. A

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

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Toys’ is a plural subject & ‘yesterday’ indicates past tense; hence ‘were’ is correct.

  1. D

Explanation: ‘We’ is a plural subject & ‘next year’ indicates future tense; hence ‘will be’ is correct.

  1. B

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

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Mohan and Sonali’ is a plural subject & ‘last year’ indicates past tense; hence ‘were’ is correct.