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 - 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 - My teacher ... recently about black holes and space-time continuum.

A - Explain

B - Explained

C - Explains

D - Explaining

Answer : B

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 - When the doctor ... into the room the nurse ... him the medical report.

A - was coming, will hand

B - will come, was handing

C - is coming, will be handing

D - came, handed

Answer : D

Explanation

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

Q 8 - A band ... a group of musicians that ... together in synchronization.

A - was, would play music

B - will be, play music

C - is, plays music

D - would be, was playing music

Answer : C

Explanation

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