Simple Tenses of Verbs Online Quiz


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Following quiz provides Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) related to Simple Tenses 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 - The meeting ... at 10 o’ clock sharp and you were not there.

A - Start

B - Starts

C - Starting

D - Started

Answer : D

Explanation

The action happened in the past, so we will use the past tense.

Q 2 - The guests would have left by the time the food ...

A - Arrive

B - Arrived

C - Arrives

D - Arriving

Answer : C

Explanation

The action may happen in the future, hence we will use the future tense.

Q 3 - I ... music for eight hours daily when I was a kid.

A - Study

B - Studies

C - Studied

D - Studying

Answer : C

Explanation

The action happened in the past, so we will use the past tense.

Q 4 - We ... the seaside places this summer to enjoy the sight.

A - Visit

B - Visited

C - Will Visit

D - Visits

Answer : C

Explanation

The action may happen in the future; hence we will use the future tense.

Q 5 - We ... some tea in the evening foolishly, so we … spend a sleepless night.

A - were taking, won't have to

B - took, didn't have to

C - will take, will have to

D - took, will have to

Answer : D

Explanation

The action happened in the past, so we will use the past tense.

Q 6 - A person ... many ways of expressing his feelings, hence understanding him ... some time and patience.

A - has, will require

B - will have, was requiring

C - has, requires

D - had, will be requiring

Answer : A

Explanation

The first action happens regularly in the present, and the second one may happen in the future.

Q 7 - Psephology ... a branch of political science which … with the scientific analysis of elections.

A - is, would deal

B - was, is dealing

C - will be, dealt

D - is, deals

Answer : D

Explanation

The action happens regularly in the present, so we will use the present tense.

Q 8 - I ... write a note to your parents as soon as you … underperforming.

A - Is, is starting

B - Am, would start

C - Would, start

D - Will, start

Answer : D

Explanation

The actions may happen in the future; hence we will use the future tense.

Answer : C

Explanation

The action happens regularly in the present, so we will use the present tense.

Q 10 - He is saying that he ... the metro and rest on the way back.

A - was taking

B - will take

C - is taking

D - would take

Answer : B

Explanation

The action may happen in the future; hence we will use the future tense.


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