Verbal Ability - Auxiliary Verbs Online Quiz


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Following quiz provides Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) related to Auxiliary 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 - … you heard the news about the robbery?

A - Do

B - Does

C - Have

D - Has

Answer : C

Explanation

“Have/has” are also used as auxiliary verbs when the main verb represents an action that ended in the past and there is discussion in the present on that action.

Q 2 - Where ... Satish stay nowadays?

A - Do

B - Does

C - Have

D - Has

Answer : B

Explanation

“Do/does” is also used to ask questions about the occurrence or non-occurrence of any action in the present. “Do” is used by “I, you, we, they” and plural nouns, while “Does” is used by “he, she, it” and other singular nouns. For negative questions, “not” is used with “do” or “does”. The structure is — “Do/Does” + noun/pronoun + “verb”.

Q 3 - I ... busy when you called me.

A - am

B - was

C - were

D - is

Answer : B

Explanation

When we use auxiliary verbs for actions that happened in the past time, we use “was” for “I, he, she, it”, and “were” for “we, you, they” and nouns respectively.

Q 4 - These trees have trunks that ... among the largest in the world.

A - is

B - was

C - are

D - were

Answer : C

Explanation

When we use auxiliary verbs for actions that happen in the present time, we use “am” for “I”, “are” for “we, you, they” and “is” for “he, she, it” and nouns respectively.

Q 5 - Raman ... going to meet my friend tonight.

A - is

B - am

C - are

D - were

Answer : A

Explanation

When we use auxiliary verbs for actions that happen in the present time, we use “am” for “I”, “are” for “we, you, they” and “is” for “he, she, it” and nouns respectively.

Q 6 - My father/sleep/not all night so let him rest.

A - Do

B - Did

C - Have

D - Has

Answer : B

Explanation

“Have/has” are also used as auxiliary verbs when the main verb represents an action that started some time back and is still continuing. The structure in this case is — “have/has been” + verb + “ing”.

Q 7 - The boy/talk/not much.

A - Do

B - Does

C - Have

D - Has

Answer : B

Explanation

“Do/Does” is also used to deny the occurrence of any action in the present time. “Do” is used with “I, we, you, they” and plural nouns while “Does” is used with “he, she, it” and singular nouns. The structure is — Noun/pronoun + “Do/Does” + “not”.

Q 8 - … you/meet/him/last night?

A - Do

B - Does

C - Did

D - Has

Answer : C

Explanation

“Did” is used to ask questions about the occurrence or non-occurrence of any action happening in the past. “Did” is used with “I, we, you, he, she, it, they”. For negative questions, “not” is used after “did”. The structure is — “Did” + noun/pronoun + “verb”.

Q 9 - … you/read/that book soon?

A - Did

B - Do

C - Does

D - Will

Answer : D

Explanation

“Will” is used as an auxiliary verb with the main verb if the action is supposed to happen in the future.

Q 10 - … he/help/you last time?

A - Do

B - Does

C - Did

D - Has

Answer : C

Explanation

“Did” is used to ask questions about the occurrence or non-occurrence of any action happening in the past. “Did” is used with “I, we, you, he, she, it, they”. For negative questions, “not” is used after “did”. The structure is — “Did” + noun/pronoun + “verb”.

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