Tense mixed review Worksheet-10

Tense mixed review Worksheet-10

 

Change the given tense and rewrite as directed:

  1. The singer gave a great concert. (use the present perfect tense)

A. The singer has given a great concert.

B. The singer had given a great concert.

C. The singer is given a great concert.

D. The singer was given a great concert.

 

  1. I am speaking on the telephone. (use simple present tense)

A. I am speaking on the telephone.

B. I spoken on the telephone.

C. I spoke on the telephone.

D. I speak on the telephone.

 

  1. I have finished my homework. (use future simple tense)

A. I am finishing my homework.

B. I have finished my homework.

C. I will finish my homework.

D. I am going to finish my homework.

 

  1. The door is open. (use simple past tense)

A. The door was open.

B. The door has been open.

C. The door is opening.

D. The door was opening.

 

  1. The flowers have withered away. (use present continuous tense)

A. The flowers are withering away.

B. The flowers were withering away.

C. The flowers have been withering away.

D. The flowers had withered away.

 

  1. The girls are learning to cook food. (use present perfect continuous tense)

A. The girls have been learning to cook.

B. The girls have learned to cook.

C. The girls were learning to cook.

D. The girls had been learning to cook.

 

  1. The new student has written a long essay. (use past continuous tense)

A. The new student is writing a long essay.

B. The new student has been writing a long essay.

C. The new student will be writing a long essay.

D. The new student was writing a long essay.

 

  1. The dog barked at the stranger. (use present continuous tense)

A. The dog had been barking at the stranger.

B. The dog has been barking at the stranger.

C. The dog was barking at the stranger.

D. The dog is barking at the stranger.

 

  1. The computer is not working. (use the simple past tense)

A. The computer did not work.

B. The computer should not work.

C. The computer had not worked.

D. The computer does not work.

 

  1. The mason has built the flats. (use the present continuous tense)

A. The mason has been building the flats.

B. The mason are building the flats.

C. The mason is building the flats.

D. The mason was building the flats.

 

Answer Key:

  1. A

Explanation: ‘Has given’ is the present perfect tense of ‘give.’

 

  1. D

Explanation: ‘Speak’ is the simple present tense (1st person singular) of ‘speak.’

 

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Will finish’ is the future simple tense of ‘finish.’

 

  1. A

Explanation: ‘Was’ is the simple past tense of ‘be.’

 

  1. A

Explanation: ‘Are withering’ is the present continuous tense of ‘wither.’

 

  1. A

Explanation: ‘Have been learning’ is the present perfect continuous tense of ‘learn.’

 

  1. D

Explanation: ‘Was writing’ is the past continuous of ‘write.’

 

  1. D

Explanation: ‘Is barking’ is the present continuous tense of ‘bark.’

 

  1. A

Explanation: Since there is negation in the sentence, helping verb ‘do’ is used to show the simple past tense. Hence ‘did not work’ is correct.

 

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Is building’ is the present continuous tense of ‘build.’