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 restaurant that we ... about earlier is my favorite.

A - Spoke

B - Speak

C - Spoken

D - Speaks

Answer : A

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 - He ... this musical piece when he was in his college.

A - Compose

B - Composing

C - Composes

D - Composed

Answer : D

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 - She ... annoyed when she ... that she has not won the first prize.

A - will be, will determine

B - was, determines

C - would be, will determine

D - was, determined

Answer : A

Explanation

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

Q 6 - The thief … sure that no one ... before he broke in through the window.

A - made, is watching

B - makes, watches

C - will make, is watching

D - made, was watching

Answer : D

Explanation

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

Q 7 - When the doctor ... into the room the nurse ... him the medical report.

A - was coming, will hand

B - will come, was handing

C - is coming, will be handing

D - came, handed

Answer : D

Explanation

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

Q 8 - She … to keep it a secret till her parents ... home.

A - wants, come

B - wanted, comes

C - would want, will come

D - wanted, came

Answer : A

Explanation

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

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 - 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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