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 - As a zoologist, he ... strange animals in forests.

A - Encounter

B - Encounters

C - Encountered

D - Encountering

Answer : B

Explanation

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

Q 2 - Poverty ... a problem that ... with population-control failures.

A - Be, increase

B - Is, increased

C - Is, increases

D - Was, increased

Answer : C

Explanation

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

Q 3 - He ... this musical piece when he was in his college.

A - Compose

B - Composing

C - Composes

D - Composed

Answer : D

Explanation

The action happened in the past, so we will use the past tense.

Q 4 - Waste paper is ... to pulp and then reused.

A - Converted

B - Convert

C - Converting

D - Converts

Answer : A

Explanation

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

Q 5 - She ... after her pet when she ... to.

A - is looking, has

B - looked, have

C - looks, will have

D - will look, has

Answer : D

Explanation

The action may happen in the future; hence we will use the future 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 - We ... to the beach and … fun if the day stays this sunny.

A - was going, have

B - would go, were having

C - went, had

D - will go, have

Answer : D

Explanation

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

Q 8 - Make sure you ... the electricity before you ... the engine.

A - connect, start

B - are connecting, were starting

C - will connect, started

D - connect, start

Answer : D

Explanation

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

Q 9 - Jatin ... to the station even when all modes of transport were ...

A - ride, is stopping

B - rode, stopped

C - were riding, will stop

D - will ride, will stop

Answer : B

Explanation

The action happened in the past, so we will use the past tense.

Q 10 - The library ... the students to read books all day if they … interested.

A - allows, are

B - allowed, will be

C - are allowing, were

D - will allow, would be

Answer : A

Explanation

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

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