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Past Tense Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 

    John _____________________ (make) the cake before he arrived.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "had made" because the sentence is in the past perfect tense. This tense is used to show that an action was completed before another past action or point in time. In this case, the action of making the cake (had made) was completed before John arrived.

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  • 2. 

    Carly and Lucy ______________ (work) together in the bank before the event.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "had worked" because it indicates that Carly and Lucy had already been working together in the bank before the event took place. The past perfect tense "had worked" is used to show an action that occurred before another past action or event.

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  • 3. 

    We went home after we ___________________ (do) the big cleaning up in the park

    Explanation
    The sentence is in the past tense, indicating that the action of "doing the big cleaning up in the park" occurred before the action of "going home." The phrase "had done" is the past perfect tense of the verb "do," which is used to show that an action was completed before another past action. Therefore, "had done" is the correct form to use in this context.

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  • 4. 

    Bo ____________ (attend) to the actor courses before he moved to California

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "had attended." This is because the sentence is in the past perfect tense, indicating that the action of attending the actor courses occurred before the action of moving to California. The past perfect tense is formed by using "had" followed by the past participle form of the verb.

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  • 5. 

    Our family ______________________ (eat) dinner together all my childhood.

    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "had eaten". This is because the sentence is in past tense and the action of eating dinner together happened in the past. "Had eaten" is the past perfect tense of the verb "eat", which is used to describe an action that happened before another past action or point in time.

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  • 6. 

    Our clever dog Banksy ___________________ (find) us and it decided to live with us.

    Explanation
    The sentence is in the past tense and uses the past perfect tense ("had found") to indicate that the action of Banksy finding the speaker and deciding to live with them occurred before another past event. The past perfect tense is used to show that an action was completed before another past action or time. In this case, it suggests that Banksy had already found the speaker and decided to live with them before the speaker is referring to a specific past event.

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  • 7. 

    Johnatan and Anna _____________________ (meet) several years ago.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "had met." This is because the sentence is in the past tense and is referring to an action that occurred before another past action. The past perfect tense "had met" is used to indicate that the meeting between Johnatan and Anna happened before the present time being referred to in the sentence.

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  • 8. 

    My brother _________________ (cut) that tree long ago.

    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "had cut". This is because the sentence is in the past tense and the action of cutting the tree happened before another past event or time reference. The past perfect tense "had cut" is used to indicate that the action of cutting the tree was completed before a specific point in the past.

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  • 9. 

    My aunt Rosy _____________________ (live) in the USA after the WWII.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "had lived" because it indicates that my aunt Rosy lived in the USA after the WWII in the past. The past perfect tense "had lived" is used to show an action that happened before another past action or time in the past. In this case, the action of living in the USA occurred before the end of the WWII.

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  • 10. 

    When our mom arrived we ________already _________ (do) the dishes.

    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "had done, had already done". This is because the sentence is in the past perfect tense, indicating an action that was completed before another past action. "Had done" suggests that the dishes were completed before their mom arrived, and "had already done" emphasizes that the action of doing the dishes was finished even before their mom's arrival.

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