English Grammar Exercise: Words Of Time

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 1091

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There are different terms we can use to describe time or events in time. These terms are differentiated based on whether they refer to things that happened in the past, currently or between a particular period. How well do you understand these words of time? Take up the quiz below and get to find out just how much based on your score. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    He has been in China ____ 1960.
    • A. 

      Since

    • B. 

      For

    • C. 

      Ago

  • 2. 
    He has been in China ____ 50 years.
    • A. 

      Since

    • B. 

      For

    • C. 

      Ago

  • 3. 
    He lived in China 50 years ____.
    • A. 

      Since

    • B. 

      For

    • C. 

      Ago

  • 4. 
    I remember that I was here ____.
    • A. 

      Now

    • B. 

      Before

    • C. 

      After

  • 5. 
    He will not be back ____ 6 o'clock.
    • A. 

      Before

    • B. 

      After

    • C. 

      By

  • 6. 
    He will die ____ a few days.
    • A. 

      Before

    • B. 

      By

    • C. 

      In

  • 7. 
    My boss is not here ____.
    • A. 

      Yet

    • B. 

      Already

    • C. 

      Before

  • 8. 
    That's ok. I will wait for him ____ 6 o'clock.
    • A. 

      Before

    • B. 

      Until

    • C. 

      Since

  • 9. 
    I have ____ finished this book.
    • A. 

      Already

    • B. 

      Previously

    • C. 

      Yet

  • 10. 
    We went to London together ____.
    • A. 

      Soon

    • B. 

      Shortly

    • C. 

      Recently

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