Perfect Tense of Verbs Online Quiz


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Following quiz provides Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) related to Perfect Tense of Verbs. You will have to read all the given answers and click over the correct answer. If you are not sure about the answer then you can check the answer using Show Answer button. You can use Next Quiz button to check new set of questions in the quiz.

Questions and Answers

Q 1 - I ... in an airplane yet but I plan to do so this summer.

A - have never flown

B - didn't fly

C - have flown

D - hadn't flown

Answer : A

Explanation

The action happened in the past, but it led to a resultant action, or reaction in the present, so it is present perfect.

Q 2 - He ... how to handle computers.

A - Had learnt

B - Has learnt

C - Have learnt

D - Will have learnt

Answer : B

Explanation

The action happened in the past, but it led to a resultant action, or reaction in the present, so it is present perfect.

Answer : A

Explanation

The action happened earlier than the other action mentioned in the sentence, hence it is to be mentioned in past perfect.

Q 4 - I ... many students during their farewell by singing their favorite songs.

A - Had pleased

B - Has pleased

C - Have pleased

D - Will have pleased

Answer : C

Explanation

The action happened in the past, but it led to a resultant action, or reaction in the present, so it is present perfect.

Q 5 - They ... out most of his teeth, but they ... pulled his wisdom teeth yet.

A - Pulled, had not

B - Has pulled, have not

C - Have pulled, have not

D - Will have pulled, have not

Answer : C

Explanation

The action happened in the past, but it led to a resultant action, or reaction in the present, so it is present perfect.

Q 6 - He ... two years looking for jobs by this March.

A - Had spent

B - Has spent

C - Have spent

D - Will have spent

Answer : D

Explanation

The speaker assumes that the action will have happened at a future date by the same time, so it is future perfect.

Q 7 - I ... cricket so I took a shower.

A - Had played

B - Has played

C - Have played

D - Will have played

Answer : A

Explanation

The action happened earlier than the other action mentioned in the sentence, hence it is to be mentioned in past perfect.

Q 8 - I ... to tell him the truth soon, as there were many rumors flying already.

A - Had

B - Has

C - Have

D - Will have

Answer : A

Explanation

The action happened earlier than the other action mentioned in the sentence, hence it is to be mentioned in past perfect.

Q 9 - I ... to hand in my resignation as workplace politics had become unbearable.

A - Had

B - Has

C - Have

D - Is

Answer : A

Explanation

The action happened earlier than the other action mentioned in the sentence, hence it is to be mentioned in past perfect.

Q 10 - The time ... come when we must seize this opportunity.

A - has

B - had

C - will

D - having

Answer : A

Explanation

The action had started in the past but generates interest in the present.


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