Questions And Negative Sentences - Present Tense

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Present Tense Quizzes & Trivia

Write negative sentences or questions in the PRESENT tense.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Fill in the blank with the NEGATIVE form of the verb in parenthesis in the PRESENT tense. It (not / be)  ________________ a very good movie.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "isn't." This is because the question asks for the negative form of the verb "be" in the present tense. "Isn't" is the contraction of "is not," which is the negative form of "be" in the present tense.

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  • 2. 

    Fill in the blank with the NEGATIVE form of the verb in parenthesis in the PRESENT tense. You (not / write) _________________ in your book.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "do not write" or "don't write". This is because the question asks for the negative form of the verb "write" in the present tense. "Do not write" and "don't write" both convey the negative meaning of not performing the action of writing in the present tense.

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  • 3. 

    Fill in the blank with the NEGATIVE form of the verb in parenthesis in the PRESENT tense. Michael (not / know) _________________ the answer to that question.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "doesn't know" or "does not know". In the present tense, when using the negative form of the verb, we add "doesn't" or "does not" before the base form of the verb. In this sentence, we are referring to Michael and his lack of knowledge about the answer to the question.

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  • 4. 

    Fill in the blank with the NEGATIVE form of the verb in parenthesis in the PRESENT tense. My parents (not / eat)  _____________________ at the restaurant often.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "do not eat" or "don't eat". This is the negative form of the verb "eat" in the present tense, which is used to express that the action of eating is not happening frequently for the speaker's parents at the restaurant.

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  • 5. 

    Fill in the blank with the NEGATIVE form of the verb in parenthesis in the PRESENT tense. I (not / understand) ____________________ Spanish very well.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "do not understand" or "don't understand". This is because the sentence is in the present tense and requires the negative form of the verb "understand".

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  • 6. 

    Write a QUESTION in the PRESENT tense with the following words: you / enjoy / camping?

    Explanation
    The answer is the same as the question because it correctly restates the question in the present tense. By using the words "Do you enjoy camping?" it asks the reader if they currently have a preference for camping.

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  • 7. 

    Write a QUESTION in the PRESENT tense with the following words: your best friend / live / in the region?

    Explanation
    The given answer is the correct question formed using the words "your best friend," "live," and "in the region." It is a simple yes/no question in the present tense, asking about the current location of the person's best friend.

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  • 8. 

    Write a QUESTION in the PRESENT tense with the following words: it / rain / often in September?

    Explanation
    The given question is in the present tense and is asking about the frequency of rain in September. The word "often" suggests that the question is asking if there is a high occurrence of rain during this month.

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  • 9. 

    Write a QUESTION in the PRESENT tense with the following words: we / go / to class on Monday mornings?

    Explanation
    The given correct answer is the same as the question itself. It is a grammatically correct and properly structured sentence in the present tense. By using the auxiliary verb "do" before the subject "we" and the main verb "go," it forms an interrogative sentence asking about the action of going to class on Monday mornings.

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  • 10. 

    Write a QUESTION in the PRESENT tense with the following words: university students / pay / too much for their classes?

    Explanation
    The given answer is the same as the question itself. It is a direct repetition of the question in the present tense.

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  • 11. 

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

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "do not listen" or "don't listen". This is because the question asks for the negative form of the verb "listen" in the present tense. "Do not listen" and "don't listen" both convey the negative meaning of not engaging in the action of listening to good music.

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  • 12. 

    Fill in the blank with the NEGATIVE form of the verb in parenthesis in the PRESENT tense. My car  (not / run) _________________ very fast

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "does not run" or "doesn't run." These are the negative forms of the verb "run" in the present tense. "Does not run" is the full form, while "doesn't run" is the contracted form. Both forms indicate that the car is not running at a fast speed.

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  • 13. 

    Fill in the blank with the NEGATIVE form of the verb in parenthesis in the PRESENT tense. I (not / have) __________________ a lot of problems today

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "do not have" or "don't have". This is because the sentence is in the present tense and requires the negative form of the verb "have". By adding "do not" or "don't" before "have", the sentence becomes negative, indicating that the speaker does not have a lot of problems today.

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  • 14. 

    Fill in the blank with the NEGATIVE form of the verb in parenthesis in the PRESENT tense. The weather (not / be) __________________ very bad today

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "isn't." This is the contraction of "is not" and is used to form the negative form of the verb "be" in the present tense.

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  • 15. 

    Fill in the blank with the NEGATIVE form of the verb in parenthesis in the PRESENT tense. Mary and Suzan (not / be) __________________ best friends.

    Explanation
    Mary and Suzan are not best friends.

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  • 16. 

    Write a QUESTION in the PRESENT tense with the following words: You / speak / English at work?

    Explanation
    The question "Do you speak English at work?" is in the present tense and asks about the person's ability to communicate in English while at their workplace. The use of "do" as an auxiliary verb and "you" as the subject indicates that the question is directed towards the person being asked. The phrase "at work" specifies the context in which the person's English-speaking ability is being questioned.

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  • 17. 

    Write a QUESTION in the PRESENT tense with the following words: They / have / an appointment tonight?

    Explanation
    The answer provided is the correct form of the question in the present tense. It follows the structure of subject (they), auxiliary verb (have), and main verb (appointment) in the present tense. The question is asking about the scheduled event for tonight, indicating the need for confirmation or clarification.

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  • 18. 

    Write a QUESTION in the PRESENT tense with the following words: Michel / remember / this movie?

    Explanation
    The given question is written in the present tense and uses the correct subject-verb agreement. It is asking whether Michel remembers a specific movie.

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  • 19. 

    Write a QUESTION in the PRESENT tense with the following words: you / go / to Florida every Spring?

    Explanation
    The given answer is correct because it is a question in the present tense that uses the correct subject-verb agreement. The question is asking if the person being addressed goes to Florida every spring.

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  • 20. 

    Write a QUESTION in the PRESENT tense with the following words: your parents / need / a new car?

    Explanation
    The given correct answer is the same as the question itself. It is a simple interrogative sentence in the present tense asking about the necessity of a new car for the parents.

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