Perfect Tense of Verbs Online Quiz


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Following quiz provides Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) related to Perfect Tense 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 - I ... cricket with him ever since I ... to this neighborhood.

A - played, came

B - play, came

C - am played, have come

D - have played, came

Answer : D

Explanation

The action happened in the past, but it led to a resultant action, or reaction in the present, so it is present perfect.

Q 2 - As you … it before, you will be surprised.

A - hadn't seen

B - have never seen

C - didn't see

D - didn't see

Answer : B

Explanation

The action happened in the past, but it led to a resultant action, or reaction in the present, so it is present perfect.

Q 3 - Hari ... in the US for years now.

A - Had lived

B - Has lived

C - Have lived

D - Will have lived

Answer : B

Explanation

The action happened in the past, but it led to a resultant action, or reaction in the present, so it is present perfect.

Q 4 - He ... a new haircut, so he looks different.

A - Had taken

B - Has taken

C - Have taken

D - Will have taken

Answer : B

Explanation

The action happened in the past, but it led to a resultant action, or reaction in the present, so it is present perfect.

Q 5 - Toby ... in his bedroom only once.

A - Had slept

B - Has slept

C - Have slept

D - Will have slept

Answer : B

Explanation

The action happened in the past, but it led to a resultant action, or reaction in the present, so it is present perfect.

Q 6 - Mohani ... a nervous breakdown last year because she worked too hard for a promotion.

A - Had

B - Has

C - Have

D - Will have

Answer : A

Explanation

The action happened earlier than the other action mentioned in the sentence, hence it is to be mentioned in past perfect.

Q 7 - Somebody ... the question set by tomorrow morning. It was stupid of you to leave it on your desk.

A - Had copied

B - Has copied

C - Have copied

D - Will have copied

Answer : D

Explanation

The speaker assumes that the action will have happened at a future date by the same time, so it is future perfect.

Q 8 - I ... to tell him the truth soon, as there were many rumors flying already.

A - Had

B - Has

C - Have

D - Will have

Answer : A

Explanation

The action happened earlier than the other action mentioned in the sentence, hence it is to be mentioned in past perfect.

Q 9 - That paint on the wall ... so you can touch it now.

A - dries

B - dried

C - dry

D - has dried

Answer : C

Explanation

The action had started in the past but generates interest in the present.

Q 10 - They are here to dine but the lights ... out.

A - go

B - are going

C - went

D - have gone

Answer : D

Explanation

The action had started in the past but generates interest in the present.

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