Simple Tenses of Verbs Online Quiz


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Questions and Answers

Q 1 - The Principal always … to the idea of having a picnic fearing any mishap.

A - Oppose

B - Opposed

C - Opposing

D - Opposes

Answer : D

Explanation

The action happens regularly in the present, so we will use the present 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 - 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 - 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 ... 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 - All of us ... that he can be a great marathon-runner if he … his stamina.

A - believe, increased

B - will believe, would increase

C - believe, increases

D - believed, would increase

Answer : C

Explanation

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

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 - 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 - We ... applying the sunscreen lotion as soon as we reach the beach.

A - begin

B - began

C - are beginning

D - will begin

Answer : D

Explanation

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

Answer : D

Explanation

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


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