Verb Tense Quiz

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  • 1. 

    Stephanie will cry when her best friend moves.

    • A.

      Past

    • B.

      Present

    • C.

      Future

    Correct Answer
    C. Future
    Explanation
    The given sentence states that Stephanie "will cry" when her best friend moves. This indicates a future event that is yet to happen. The verb "will" is used to express future tense. Therefore, the correct answer is "Future."

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  • 2. 

    I went to the mall after school.

    • A.

      Past

    • B.

      Present

    • C.

      Future

    Correct Answer
    A. Past
    Explanation
    The given sentence "I went to the mall after school" indicates an action that has already happened. The use of the past tense verb "went" suggests that the speaker visited the mall in the past, after finishing school. Therefore, the correct answer is "Past".

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  • 3. 

    We talked on the phone for thirty minutes after dinner.

    • A.

      Past

    • B.

      Present

    • C.

      Future

    Correct Answer
    A. Past
    Explanation
    The sentence "We talked on the phone for thirty minutes after dinner" indicates that the action of talking on the phone occurred in the past. The use of the past tense verb "talked" confirms this.

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  • 4. 

    John drives a taxi in New York City.

    • A.

      Past

    • B.

      Present

    • C.

      Future

    Correct Answer
    B. Present
    Explanation
    The given statement "John drives a taxi in New York City" indicates that John is currently engaged in the activity of driving a taxi in New York City. Therefore, the correct answer is "Present."

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  • 5. 

    Maria walked to school, and on the way she (drop) ___________ her books.

    Correct Answer
    dropped
    Explanation
    Maria walked to school, and on the way she dropped her books.

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  • 6. 

    When Jason turned around, he (see) __________ his best friend standing behind him.

    Correct Answer
    saw
    Explanation
    When Jason turned around, he saw his best friend standing behind him. The verb "saw" is the past tense of "see," indicating that Jason perceived or noticed his best friend's presence after turning around.

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  • 7. 

    It (rain) ______________ all week. I hope it stops by Saturday because I want to go to the beach.

    Correct Answer
    rained
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "rained" because the sentence is in the past tense and "rained" is the past tense form of the verb "rain". The sentence is expressing that it has been raining all week and the speaker hopes it stops by Saturday so they can go to the beach.

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  • 8. 

    Which sentence maintains verb tense consistency?

    • A.

      When the football coach speaks to the crowd, everyone listening.

    • B.

      After Jason got to class, he will ask his teacher about the upcoming quiz.

    • C.

      This weekend, I will catch up on my homework and study for next week's exam.

    • D.

      Jessica Walked to the window, opened the shade, and sees her cat in the yard.

    Correct Answer
    C. This weekend, I will catch up on my homework and study for next week's exam.
  • 9. 

    Which sentence maintains verb consistency?

    • A.

      When I miss the layup, I will lose the basketball game for my team.

    • B.

      During tomorrow's performance, we will dance and sang.

    • C.

      As the cake was delivered, all the children singed "Happy Birthday. I want to go to Paris with my friend, but my mom will not let

    • D.

      You should stop playing those video games and go to bed as soon as possible.

    Correct Answer
    D. You should stop playing those video games and go to bed as soon as possible.
  • 10. 

    The Greeks built a wooden horse that the Trojans (take) __________ into the city

    • A.

      Takes

    • B.

      Taked

    • C.

      Taken

    • D.

      Took

    Correct Answer
    D. Took
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "took." In this sentence, the verb "took" is the past tense of "take," which is the appropriate form to use when referring to an action that happened in the past. The Greeks built a wooden horse, and the Trojans performed the action of taking it into the city.

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