Inter1 U5 Simple Past

22 Questions | Total Attempts: 784

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Past Tense Quizzes & Trivia

Complete the sentences below with the correct form of the verb in the simple past.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Mary _____ (wake) up late yesterday.
  • 2. 
    Because of that, she _____ (have) time to have breakfast.
  • 3. 
    She just _____ (have) time to take a shower and get dressed quickly.
  • 4. 
    When she was going to the bus stop, it _____ (start) to rain.
  • 5. 
    However, she _____ (have) an umbrella.
  • 6. 
    She _____ (get) soaking wet.
  • 7. 
    Mary _____ (want) to go back home and change clothes,
  • 8. 
    But she _____ (have) a very important meeting at 8 o'clock at work, and could not be late.
  • 9. 
    Mary usually _____ (go) to work by bus.
  • 10. 
    But because of the meeting, she _____ (decide) to take a taxi.
  • 11. 
    Unfortunately, that _____ (be) a bad decision, 
  • 12. 
    Because _____ (there be) no taxis.
  • 13. 
    She _____ (wait) for more than thirty minutes for a taxi.
  • 14. 
    Mary _____ (get) despereate.
  • 15. 
    She _____ (want) to be late for the meeting.
  • 16. 
    Mary finally _____ (arrive) at work at 8 eight.
  • 17. 
    But she _____ (find) anybody there, 
  • 18. 
    So she _____ (ask) the secretary, "Where is everybody?"
  • 19. 
    "_____ they _____ (call) you?"
  • 20. 
    "No, they _____. What happened?"
  • 21. 
    "Well," _____ (say) the secretary,
  • 22. 
    "they _____ (cancel) the meeting because of the rain."
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