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 - They ... been swimming for over an hour.

A - Do

B - Does

C - Have

D - Has

Answer : C

Explanation

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

Q 2 - She ... not like cabbage.

A - Do

B - Does

C - Have

D - Has

Answer : B

Explanation

“Do/Does” is also used to deny the happening 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 3 - I ... looking forward to seeing you soon.

A - was

B - is

C - am

D - are

Answer : C

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 - When ... we going to visit Grandpa?

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 - We/take/not/lunch till now. (Active Voice - Simple Present)

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 6 - The thief/say/he/car/steal/not.

A - Do

B - Does

C - Have

D - Has

Answer : D

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 7 - He/go to office by foot /not in rainy season.

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/sleep last night?

A - Did

B - Do

C - Does

D - Has

Answer : A

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 10 - … he/live/in London from now on?

A - Did

B - Will

C - Does

D - Has

Answer : B

Explanation

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


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