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 - Remind me of the bill-payment when I ... home tonight.

A - Come

B - Came

C - Coming

D - Comes

Answer : A

Explanation

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

Q 3 - My teacher ... recently about black holes and space-time continuum.

A - Explain

B - Explained

C - Explains

D - Explaining

Answer : B

Explanation

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

Q 4 - I ... golf tomorrow if the weather is not cloudy.

A - Will play

B - Plays

C - Playing

D - Played

Answer : A

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 - 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 - Although toddlers mainly ... their hands and feet to crawl, they ... occasionally stand erect briefly.

A - are using, used

B - will use, are using

C - were using, will be using

D - use, may

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.

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 - All pilots ... speak English so that every passenger ... them.

A - have to, understands

B - had to, will understand

C - have to, would understand

D - will have to, understand

Answer : A

Explanation

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

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