Tense mixed review Worksheet-18

Tense mixed review Worksheet-18

 

Fill in the blank with the correct continuous tense:

  1. The party ____ on in full swing when the lights went out suddenly.

A. Is going                                      B. Was going

C. Will be going                            D. Were going

 

  1. Now-a-days my friend _____ to drive her new car.

A. Is learning                                 B. Are learning

C. Was learning                            D. Will be learning

 

  1. When the teacher ____ the subject everyone listened attentively.

A. Is explaining                             B. Will be explaining

C. Are explaining                          D. Was explaining

 

  1. Sunita ____ her tea when her friends arrived.

A. Are having                                 B. Were having

C. Was having                               D. Is having

 

  1. Sunita ____ her tea when her friends arrived.

A. Was sending                             B. Is sending

C. Will be sending                        D. Are sending

 

  1. Last May, the whole city ____ due to the immense heat.

A. Is burning                                 B. Are burning

C. Will be burning                        D. Was burning

 

  1. Has the train arrived? No, it ____ a little late today.

A. Was running                             B. Is running

C. Will be running                        D. Are running

 

  1. Our group ____ a few actors and actresses for the next three months.

A. Were interviewing                   B. Is interviewing

C. Are interviewing                      D. Will be interviewing

 

  1. Anita _____ the room when the children returned.

A. Is cleaning                                 B. Was cleaning

C. Were cleaning                          D. Will be cleaning

 

  1. The doctor ____ this ward everyday for the next week.

A. Will be visiting                         B. Are visiting

C. Was visiting                              D. Were visiting

 

Answer Key:

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Went’ indicates the past tense; hence ‘was going’ is correct.

 

  1. A

Explanation: ‘Now-a-days’ indicates the present tense; hence ‘is learning’ is correct.

 

  1. D

Explanation: ‘Listened’ indicates the past tense; hence ‘was explaining’ is correct.

 

  1. C

Explanation: ‘Arrived’ indicates the past tense; hence ‘was having’ is correct.

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Immediately’ indicates the present tense; hence ‘is sending’ is correct.

 

  1. D

Explanation: ‘Last May’ indicates the past tense; hence ‘was burning’ is correct.

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Sentence 1’ indicates the present tense; hence ‘is running’ is correct.

 

  1. D

Explanation: ‘Next three months’ indicates the future tense; hence ‘will be interviewing’ is correct.

 

  1. B

Explanation: ‘Returned’ indicates the past tense; hence ‘was cleaning’ is correct.

 

  1. A

Explanation: ‘Next week’ indicates the future tense; hence ‘will be visiting’ is correct.