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 - When the race was over, the sound of fireworks ... the stadium.

A - Storm

B - Stormed

C - Storms

D - Storming

Answer : B

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 - He always ... that everybody is honest.

A - Assume

B - Assuming

C - Assumed

D - Assumes

Answer : D

Explanation

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

Q 5 - We ... some tea in the evening foolishly, so we … spend a sleepless night.

A - were taking, won't have to

B - took, didn't have to

C - will take, will have to

D - took, will have to

Answer : D

Explanation

The action happened in the past, so we will use the past 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 - 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 - 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 -There ... a much improved system of education if teachers … involved in designing the curriculum.

A - was, are

B - is, are

C - will be, are

D - would be, are

Answer : C

Explanation

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

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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