Simple Past Tense Trivia Quiz!

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Simple Past Tense Trivia Quiz!

How good are you when it comes to simple past tenses? The quiz below is designed to see just how attentive you have been in class and your ability to construct sentences using the correct tense. Give it a try and feel free to take it up more than once. All the best and keep an eye out for others like it!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    WRITE A SHORT PARAGRAPH TALKING ABOUT WHAT DID YOU DO LAST WEEKEND. USE AT LEAST FIVE VERBS.
  • 2. 
    Complete the chart, use the information given to guide you:COMPLETE THE CHART.AFFIRMATIVEINTERROGATIVESHORT ANSWER (+)SHORT ANSWER(-)HE WROTE A BOOK YES, HE DID  DID SHE SING? NO SHE DIDN´T DID YOU ASK TO YOUR TEACHER?  
  • 3. 
    CHECK THE CORRECT VERBS.
    • A. 

      ENJOYED

    • B. 

      BRUSHED

    • C. 

      ENJOYIED

    • D. 

      VISITED

    • E. 

      PLAYIED

    • F. 

      PLAYED

    • G. 

      MARRYED

    • H. 

      MARRIED

  • 4. 
    COMPLETE THE SENTENCES IN SIMPLE PAST:1. In the mornings we _________ in the streets of London. (WALK)2. I ___________to my parents last week.(VISIT)
  • 5. 
    READ THE FOLLOWING PARAGRAPH AND CHECK THE TRUE SENTENCES BELOW.Sick on Saturday (simple past)I have just had a terrible weekend! On Saturday I was so tired that I slept all morning. When I woke up I had a head ache and my throat was sore. My body ached all over. My nose ran and I coughed a lot. My mother took my temperature but I did not have a fever.My mother made me some soup for lunch and I ate it in bed. I drank some juice. I tried to read a book but I couldn’t keep my eyes open. I lay in bed all afternoon. I drifted in and out of sleep. I drank more juice. I felt miserable all afternoon. I didn’t want to do anything.I got out of bed at dinner time. My parents ordered pizza for dinner and I was able to eat some of it. I drank more juice! I felt a bit better after dinner so I stayed up. I snuggled under a blanket on the couch and watched some TV with my parents. I fell asleep in front of the TV.The next morning I felt better but now my mother had a cold! She looked miserable. It was her turn to be sick.
    • A. 

      THE BOY WAS SICK ON SATURDAY

    • B. 

      ON SUNDAY HIS FATHER WAS SICK

    • C. 

      HE HAD A FEVER ON SATURDAY

    • D. 

      HE ATE PIZZA FOR DINNER

    • E. 

      HE DRANK SOME JUICE

  • 6. 
    ACCORDING TO THE READING, FILL IN THE BLANKS.Sick on Saturday (simple past)I have just had a terrible weekend! On Saturday I was so tired that I slept all morning. When I woke up I had a head ache and my throat was sore. My body ached all over. My nose ran and I coughed a lot. My mother took my temperature but I did not have a fever.My mother made me some soup for lunch and I ate it in bed. I drank some juice. I tried to read a book but I couldn’t keep my eyes open. I lay in bed all afternoon. I drifted in and out of sleep. I drank more juice. I felt miserable all afternoon. I didn’t want to do anything.I got out of bed at dinner time. My parents ordered pizza for dinner and I was able to eat some of it. I drank more juice! I felt a bit better after dinner so I stayed up. I snuggled under a blanket on the couch and watched some TV with my parents. I fell asleep in front of the TV.The next morning I felt better but now my mother had a cold! She looked miserable. It was her turn to be sick.1. My mother _______some soup.2. I _____ to read a book.3. My parents _________pizza for dinner.
  • 7. 
    ACCORDING TO THE LISTENING CHECK THE ACTIVITIES THAT TOM DID ON FRIDAY EVENINGhttp://www.ivoox.com/listening-on-past-simple-audios-mp3_rf_1562747_1.html
    • A. 

      HE STAYED AT HOME

    • B. 

      HE DID HIS HOMEWORK

    • C. 

      HE WENT TO THE MUSEUM

    • D. 

      HE WATCHED TV WITH HIS SISTER

    • E. 

      HE HAD PIZZA WITH WIS FRIENDS

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