Past Tense: Practice Your Grammar! Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Armando ... in the museum when the robbery happened.

    • A.

      Was

    • B.

      Wanted

    • C.

      Laid

    • D.

      Found

    • E.

      Gave

    Correct Answer
    A. Was
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "was". This is because the sentence is in the past tense and requires a past tense verb to match the subject "Armando". "Was" is the past tense form of the verb "to be" and correctly indicates that Armando was present in the museum at the time of the robbery.

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  • 2. 

    Although the police had offered security, nobody ... to be the witness

    • A.

      Was

    • B.

      Wanted

    • C.

      Laid

    • D.

      Found

    • E.

      Gave

    Correct Answer
    B. Wanted
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "wanted". This is because the sentence is in the past tense and the subject "nobody" is the one who is wanted to be the witness. The word "wanted" indicates that there was a desire or a need for someone to be the witness, but nobody was willing to fulfill that role.

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  • 3. 

    The bird was magical that it ... a golden egg.

    • A.

      Was

    • B.

      Wanted

    • C.

      Laid

    • D.

      Found

    • E.

      Gave

    Correct Answer
    C. Laid
    Explanation
    The bird was magical, and as a result, it laid a golden egg.

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  • 4. 

    The boy went into the chimney and ... lots of toys.

    • A.

      Was

    • B.

      Wanted

    • C.

      Laid

    • D.

      Found

    • E.

      Gave

    Correct Answer
    D. Found
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "found" because it is the most appropriate verb to complete the sentence. "Found" implies that the boy discovered or came across lots of toys while he was inside the chimney. The other options do not fit the context or make sense in this sentence.

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  • 5. 

    No matter how hard the lad tried, the stones ... running down pushing him to the ground.

    • A.

      Met

    • B.

      Lost

    • C.

      Kept

    • D.

      Wished

    • E.

      Wanted

    Correct Answer
    C. Kept
    Explanation
    The word "kept" is the correct answer because it indicates that the stones continued to roll down and push the lad to the ground, despite his efforts. The other options do not convey the same meaning or fit logically in the sentence.

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  • 6. 

    Waking up in the morning, he learned that he ... all of his power.

    • A.

      Met

    • B.

      Lost

    • C.

      Kept

    • D.

      Marched

    • E.

      Wished

    Correct Answer
    B. Lost
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "lost." This is because the sentence states that he woke up in the morning and learned that he had lost all of his power. The word "lost" indicates that he no longer had his power, implying that he had it before but it is now gone.

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  • 7. 

    On the way to the jungle, Dharigra ... a gigantic man.

    • A.

      Met

    • B.

      Lost

    • C.

      Kept

    • D.

      Marched

    • E.

      Wished

    Correct Answer
    E. Wished
  • 8. 

    That was really the last time I ... him a chance.

    • A.

      Was

    • B.

      Wanted

    • C.

      Laid

    • D.

      Found

    • E.

      Gave

    Correct Answer
    E. Gave
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "gave". This is because the phrase "him a chance" indicates an action of giving someone an opportunity. The past tense of the verb "give" is "gave", which fits appropriately in the sentence.

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  • 9. 

    If you ... a fortune teller, what would you like to predict?

    • A.

      Met

    • B.

      Lost

    • C.

      Kept

    • D.

      Found

    • E.

      Wished

    Correct Answer
    A. Met
  • 10. 

    The dwarfs ... home in joy and relief.

    • A.

      Met

    • B.

      Lost

    • C.

      Kept

    • D.

      Marched

    • E.

      Wished

    Correct Answer
    D. Marched
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "marched". This answer suggests that the dwarfs returned home in a confident and determined manner, possibly with a sense of purpose or accomplishment. It implies that they moved forward together, in an organized and unified manner, expressing their joy and relief.

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