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 - Feeling drowsy at work ... a major problem for employees when they are bored.

A - Becomes

B - Becoming

C - Became

D - Becames

Answer : A

Explanation

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

Q 4 - Waste paper is ... to pulp and then reused.

A - Converted

B - Convert

C - Converting

D - Converts

Answer : A

Explanation

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

Q 5 - She ... very well as her mother … some excellent dishes.

A - is cooking, know

B - was cooking, know

C - cooked, would know

D - cooks, knew

Answer : D

Explanation

The first action happens regularly in present, and the second one happened in past.

Q 6 - Some people still ... that the world is flat.

A - are thinking

B - may think

C - think

D - are thought

Answer : C

Explanation

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

Q 7 - We ... to the beach and … fun if the day stays this sunny.

A - was going, have

B - would go, were having

C - went, had

D - will go, have

Answer : D

Explanation

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

Q 8 - Make sure you ... the electricity before you ... the engine.

A - connect, start

B - are connecting, were starting

C - will connect, started

D - connect, start

Answer : D

Explanation

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

Q 9 - The drivers ... to go on strike if the government ... their demand of raising fares.

A - decide, will refuse

B - decided, refused

C - will decide, will refuse

D - are deciding, refused

Answer : D

Explanation

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

Q 10 - Mrs. Grant ... the coat that you ... on the cloak stand.

A - was taking, will hang

B - took, hanged

C - is taking, would hang

D - took, was hanging

Answer : B

Explanation

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


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