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 ... too long to go to this movie, so I can’t back out now.

A - am waited

B - am waited

C - have waited

D - waited

Answer : C

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 - This is the best sauce I … ever.

A - Had tasted

B - Has tasted

C - Have tasted

D - Will have tasted

Answer : C

Explanation

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

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 - Although I … the Mishras many years now, I ... never understood them.

A - Had known, has

B - Have known, have

C - Have known, had

D - Will have known, will have

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 - By morning, Elina... numerical questions.

A - Had finished

B - Has finished

C - Have finished

D - Will have finished

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 6 - He ... two years looking for jobs by this March.

A - Had spent

B - Has spent

C - Have spent

D - Will have spent

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 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.

Answer : C

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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