Negative And Questions - Past Tense

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Write questions and negative sentences in the past tense.


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  • 1. 

    Fill the blank with the NEGATIVE form of the verb in parenthesis in the PAST tense. Tamar (not / eat) _______________ a hamburger yesterday.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "did not eat" or "didn't eat". Both options convey the negative form of the verb "eat" in the past tense.

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  • 2. 

    Fill the blank with the NEGATIVE form of the verb in parenthesis in the PAST tense. It (not / be) ____________ hot two days ago.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "was not" or "wasn't" because the sentence is in the past tense and requires the negative form of the verb "to be." Both "was not" and "wasn't" are acceptable ways to express the negative past tense of "to be."

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  • 3. 

    Fill the blank with the NEGATIVE form of the verb in parenthesis in the PAST tense. The supermarket  (not / open) ______________ last week.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "did not open" or "didn't open". This is because the sentence is in the past tense and requires the negative form of the verb "open".

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  • 4. 

    Fill the blank with the NEGATIVE form of the verb in parenthesis in the PAST tense. Yoni and Tamar (not / watch) ________________ a movie last night.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "did not watch" or "didn't watch". This is because the sentence is in the past tense and requires the negative form of the verb "watch". "Did not watch" and "didn't watch" both convey the same meaning of not watching a movie last night.

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  • 5. 

    Fill the blank with the NEGATIVE form of the verb in parenthesis in the PAST tense. The boys (not / be) _______________ at home last night.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "weren't". In this sentence, we are talking about the boys not being at home last night. To express the negative form of the verb "be" in the past tense, we use "were not" or the contraction "weren't".

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  • 6. 

    Fill the blank with the NEGATIVE form of the verb in parenthesis in the PAST tense. I (not / see) ________________ you last week.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "did not see" or "didn't see". Both of these options correctly fill the blank with the negative form of the verb "see" in the past tense.

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  • 7. 

    Fill the blank with the NEGATIVE form of the verb in parenthesis in the PAST tense. The windows in the room (not / be) _______________ closed.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "weren't". This is the negative form of the verb "be" in the past tense. It indicates that the windows in the room were not closed.

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  • 8. 

    Fill the blank with the NEGATIVE form of the verb in parenthesis in the PAST tense. The cake (not / be) ____________ ready 10 minutes ago. 

    Explanation
    The sentence is asking for the negative form of the verb "be" in the past tense. The correct answer is "was not" or "wasn't" because it indicates that the cake was not ready 10 minutes ago.

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  • 9. 

    Fill the blank with the NEGATIVE form of the verb in parenthesis in the PAST tense. The girls (not / visit) _______________ Yaron on Friday.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "did not visit" or "didn't visit". This is the negative form of the verb "visit" in the past tense. It indicates that the girls did not go to see or meet Yaron on Friday.

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  • 10. 

    Fill the blank with the NEGATIVE form of the verb in parenthesis in the PAST tense. The doors (not / be) ________________ locked 5 minutes ago.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "weren't." In the past tense, the negative form of the verb "to be" is "were not" or "weren't." This means that the doors were not locked 5 minutes ago.

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  • 11. 

    Fill the blank with the NEGATIVE form of the verb in parenthesis in the PAST tense. Sara (not / do) ________________ her homework.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "did not do" or "didn't do" because the sentence is in the past tense and requires the negative form of the verb "do." Both "did not do" and "didn't do" are correct ways to express the negative past tense of "do."

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  • 12. 

    Write a QUESTION in the PAST tense with the following words: The pot / be/ expensive?

    Explanation
    The question is correctly written in the past tense. It asks whether the pot was expensive in the past.

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  • 13. 

    Write a QUESTION in the PAST tense with the following words: Kyoko / buy / a new car ?

    Explanation
    The answer is the same as the question because it is a yes/no question in the past tense. The question is asking whether Kyoko purchased a new car or not.

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  • 14. 

    Write a QUESTION in the PAST tense with the following words: She / drink / all the wine?

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Did she drink all the wine?" This is a correctly formed question in the past tense using the auxiliary verb "did" to indicate the past tense, followed by the subject "she" and the main verb "drink." The question is asking whether or not she consumed all of the wine.

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  • 15. 

    Write a QUESTION in the PAST tense with the following words: We / be / on the beach ?

    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "Were we on the beach?" This is an example of a question in the past tense using the verb "be" in the past tense form "were." The question is asking about the location of a group of people ("we") in the past, specifically if they were on the beach.

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  • 16. 

    Write a QUESTION in the PAST tense with the following words: Some First Nations people / live / in tents?

    Explanation
    The given answer correctly rephrases the question in the past tense. It asks whether some First Nations people lived in tents in the past.

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  • 17. 

    Write a QUESTION in the PAST tense with the following words: I  / do / my Maths homework yesterday?

    Explanation
    The answer is correct because it correctly forms a question in the past tense using the auxiliary verb "did" before the subject "I" and the main verb "do" in its base form. The question is asking about the completion of the Maths homework on the previous day.

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  • 18. 

    Write a QUESTION in the PAST tense with the following words: Susan  / go / to England by plane?

    Explanation
    The answer provided is the same as the given question. The question is asking if Susan went to England by plane in the past tense.

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  • 19. 

    Write a QUESTION in the PAST tense with the following words: They  / visit / a farm two weeks ago?

    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "Did they visit a farm two weeks ago?" This is the correct answer because it follows the correct structure for forming a question in the past tense using the auxiliary verb "did" followed by the subject "they" and the main verb "visit" in its base form. The time reference "two weeks ago" indicates that the action of visiting the farm occurred in the past.

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  • 20. 

    Write a QUESTION in the PAST tense with the following words: Jenny and Peggy / help / their brother? 

    Explanation
    The given correct answer is the exact same as the question provided. It is in the past tense and asks whether Jenny and Peggy helped their brother.

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  • 21. 

    Write a QUESTION in the PAST tense with the following words: The children  / be / at home last weekend?

    Explanation
    The question is asking about the children's whereabouts last weekend. By using the past tense form of the verb "be" (were), the question is correctly formed to inquire if the children were present at home during the specified time frame.

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  • 22. 

    Write a QUESTION in the PAST tense with the following words: When / you  / design / this wonderful skirt?

  • 23. 

    Write a QUESTION in the PAST tense with the following words: My mother  / crash / into the van?

    Explanation
    The given correct answer is the same as the question provided. It is grammatically correct and follows the structure of a question in the past tense.

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  • 24. 

    Write a QUESTION in the PAST tense with the following words: The boys  / take off / the mudguards of their bicycles ?

  • 25. 

    Write a QUESTION in the PAST tense with the following words: you / phone / your aunt last week?

    Explanation
    The given correct answer is a question in the past tense. It is formed by using the auxiliary verb "did" followed by the subject "you" and the base form of the verb "phone". The question is asking whether the person made a phone call to their aunt in the past week.

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  • 26. 

    Write a QUESTION in the PAST tense with the following words: He /drink / milk at school?

    Explanation
    The given answer is correct because it is formed using the correct structure for asking a question in the past tense. In English, when asking a question in the past tense, we use the auxiliary verb "did" followed by the subject "he" and the base form of the main verb "drink." The question is also complete and clear in its meaning.

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  • 27. 

    Fill the blank with the NEGATIVE form of the verb in parenthesis in the PAST tense. They (not / go) _______________ to Toronto yesterday.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "did not go" or "didn't go". Both options use the negative form of the verb "go" in the past tense. "Did not go" is the full form, while "didn't go" is the contraction. Both options correctly convey that the action of going to Toronto did not happen yesterday.

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  • 28. 

    Fill the blank with the NEGATIVE form of the verb in parenthesis in the PAST tense. You (not / listen) ________________ to good music.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "didn't listen." This is the negative form of the verb "listen" in the past tense. The contraction "didn't" is a shortened form of "did not."

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  • 29. 

    Fill the blank with the NEGATIVE form of the verb in parenthesis in the PAST tense. The weather (not / be) _________________ very bad last night.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "was not, wasn't." In this sentence, we are talking about the weather in the past tense. To form the negative past tense, we use the auxiliary verb "was" and add "not" after it. The contraction "wasn't" is also a correct negative form of the verb "to be" in the past tense. Both "was not" and "wasn't" convey the same meaning that the weather was not very bad last night.

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  • 30. 

    Fill the blank with the NEGATIVE form of the verb in parenthesis in the PAST tense. Half the students (not / be) ___________________ in class on time this morning.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "weren't". In this sentence, we are talking about the past tense and using the negative form of the verb "be". "Weren't" is the contraction of "were not", which is the correct negative form of "be" in the past tense.

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