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 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 - 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 - 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 - A band ... a group of musicians that ... together in synchronization.

A - was, would play music

B - will be, play music

C - is, plays music

D - would be, was playing music

Answer : C

Explanation

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