Get Your Tenses Right In This Quiz!

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Get Your Tenses Right In This Quiz!

In grammar, tense is a category that expresses time reference. Tenses are usually manifested by the use of specific forms of verbs, particularly in their conjugation patterns. The main tenses found in many languages include the past, present, and future. Get your tenses right in this quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    They _______ the teacher wouldn’t let so much homework
    • A. 

      Would rather

    • B. 

      As if

    • C. 

      Wish

  • 2. 
    If only he ________ (go) to the seminar. He would have learnt a lot.
    • A. 

      Went

    • B. 

      Gone

    • C. 

      Had gone

    • D. 

      Would go

  • 3. 
    I’d rather we ________ (play) ouija tonight. I’m quite scared of it.
    • A. 

      Played

    • B. 

      Hadn’t played

    • C. 

      Didn’t play

  • 4. 
    Oscar would rather his father __________ (return) so early from the party, he wanted to spend more time with his girlfriend alone.
    • A. 

      Hadn’t returned

    • B. 

      Had returned

    • C. 

      Returned

    • D. 

      Would return

  • 5. 
    She looks _______ she ______ stressed. She only has to study for one exam and is overreacting.
    • A. 

      As if / is

    • B. 

      As if / was

    • C. 

      She’d rather / be

  • 6. 
    Juan Carlos acts as if he _____ interesting. He is always the focus of attention.
    • A. 

      Is

    • B. 

      Were

  • 7. 
    ________ world is expecting the big final.
    • A. 

      The whole

    • B. 

      All

  • 8. 
    ________ animals need to be protected.
    • A. 

      The whole

    • B. 

      All

  • 9. 
    ________ children have to be careful with suspicious people in the street.
    • A. 

      The whole

    • B. 

      All

  • 10. 
    His ________ life is on the edge of the cliff. He has to make a delicate choice.
    • A. 

      All

    • B. 

      Whole

  • 11. 
    They _______ left the party early.
    • A. 

      All

    • B. 

      Whole

  • 12. 
    Which is correct?
    • A. 

      Our friends must also write a test.

    • B. 

      Our friends also must write a test.

  • 13. 
    Which is the correct one?
    • A. 

      I was joking only.

    • B. 

      I was only joking.

  • 14. 
    Which is the correct one?
    • A. 

      Did you both enjoy the flight?

    • B. 

      Did you enjoy the flight both?

  • 15. 
    Which is the correct one?
    • A. 

      Mary hardly watches ever TV.

    • B. 

      Mary hardly ever watches TV.

    • C. 

      Mary watches TV hardly ever.

  • 16. 
    Which is the correct one?
    • A. 

      He drives his car carefully.

    • B. 

      He drives carefully his car

  • 17. 
    Which is the correct one?
    • A. 

      The children in the garden play football.

    • B. 

      The children play football in the garden.

  • 18. 
    Which is the correct one?
    • A. 

      We went yesterday to the cinema.

    • B. 

      We went to the cinema yesterday.

  • 19. 
    Which is the correct one?
    • A. 

      John almost fell off the bike.

    • B. 

      John fell off the bike almost.

  • 20. 
    Which is the correct one?
    • A. 

      Her boyfriend will buy probably her some flowers.

    • B. 

      Her boyfriend will probably buy her some flowers.

  • 21. 
    Which is the correct one?
    • A. 

      My uncle is definitely moving to Stockholm soon.

    • B. 

      My uncle is moving to Stockholm definitely soon.

  • 22. 
    Complete with "Crime Vocabulary". He’s been falsely [Blank] of murder. He didn’t do anything. (people judge him)
  • 23. 
    Complete with "Crime Vocabulary". Plenty of politicians [Blank] with money laundry and don’t go to jail. (release)
  • 24. 
    Complete with "Crime Vocabulary". The criminal was plead [Blank] (not innocent) and he will have been released by 2024.
  • 25. 
    Complete with "Crime Vocabulary". The soccer player has to pay a [Blank] (you pay this when you commit a crime) of 2 million dollars for tax evasion.
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