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 - The restaurant that we ... about earlier is my favorite.

A - Spoke

B - Speak

C - Spoken

D - Speaks

Answer : A

Explanation

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

Q 2 - Remind me of the bill-payment when I ... home tonight.

A - Come

B - Came

C - Coming

D - Comes

Answer : A

Explanation

The action may happen in the future; hence we will use the future 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 - Rajesh ... at our home when he ... to town for his conference.

A - were staying, come

B - will stay, came

C - stayed, would come

D - will stay, comes

Answer : D

Explanation

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

Q 6 - All of us ... that he can be a great marathon-runner if he … his stamina.

A - believe, increased

B - will believe, would increase

C - believe, increases

D - believed, would increase

Answer : C

Explanation

The first action happens regularly in the present, and the second one may happen in the future.

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 - She … to keep it a secret till her parents ... home.

A - wants, come

B - wanted, comes

C - would want, will come

D - wanted, came

Answer : A

Explanation

The first action happens in the present, and the second one will happen in the future.

Q 9 -There ... a much improved system of education if teachers … involved in designing the curriculum.

A - was, are

B - is, are

C - will be, are

D - would be, are

Answer : C

Explanation

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

Q 10 - Mrs. Grant ... the coat that you ... on the cloak stand.

A - was taking, will hang

B - took, hanged

C - is taking, would hang

D - took, was hanging

Answer : B

Explanation

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

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