Practice Test Of Past Perfect Tense

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Practice Test Of Past Perfect Tense - Quiz

Do the below multiple tasks about the usage of Past Perfect Tense:


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Fill in the blanks: After Fred ________ (spend) his holiday in Italy, he ________ (want) to learn Italian.

    Explanation
    *##*Good job.*##*Try again.

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  • 2. 

    Fill in the blanks: Jill ________ (phone) Dad at work before she ________ (leave) for her trip.

    Explanation
    *##*Good job.*##*Try again.

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  • 3. 

    Fill in the blanks: Susan ________ (turn on) the radio after she ________ (wash) the dishes.

    Explanation
    *##*Good job.*##*Try again.

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  • 4. 

    Reorder the phrases and complete the sentence: to the station / to rain / after we / start / it / get / . -> It ________.

    Explanation
    *##*Excellent.*##*Try again.

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  • 5. 

    Reorder the phrases and complete the sentence: get / before he / we / news of his dismissal / him / just meet / . -> We ________.

    Explanation
    *##*Excellent.*##*Try again.

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  • 6. 

    Choose the correct answer: When she ____________, the match ____________.

    • A.

      Had arrived / already left

    • B.

      Arrived / already had left

    • C.

      Had arrived / had already left

    • D.

      Arrived / had already left

    Correct Answer
    D. Arrived / had already left
    Explanation
    The term 'already' follows the Past Perfect Tense, and it stay after the auxiliary verb 'had'. The other clause uses Simple Past Tense.

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  • 7. 

    Choose the correct answer: After the man ____________ home, he ____________ the cat.

    • A.

      Had come / fed

    • B.

      Had come / had fed

    • C.

      Came / fed

    • D.

      Came / had fed

    Correct Answer
    A. Had come / fed
    Explanation
    [Simple Past Tense] + AFTER + [Past Perfect Tense]

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  • 8. 

    Choose the correct answer: We __________ that car for ten years before it ___________ down.

    • A.

      Had had / had broken

    • B.

      Had had / broke

    • C.

      Had / broke

    • D.

      Had / had broken

    Correct Answer
    B. Had had / broke
    Explanation
    [Past Perfect Tense] + BEFORE + [Simple Past Tense]

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  • 9. 

    Decide whether the stucture of the below sentence is correct or incorrect. When they had entered the house, they went into the dining room.

    • A.

      Correct

    • B.

      Incorrect

    Correct Answer
    A. Correct
    Explanation
    The first action -> Simple Past Tense. The later action -> Past Perfect Tense.

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  • 10. 

    Decide whether the structure of the below sentence is correct or incorrect. The thieves already went.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The term 'already' follows the Past Perfect Tense. -> The thieves had already gone.

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