English Grammar- Present Perfect Vs Past Tense Quiz

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English Grammar- Present Perfect Vs Past Tense Quiz - Quiz

Do you have a good knowledge of tenses in English grammar? Can you construct grammatically correct sentences with the present perfect and past tenses? Well, this is a fill-in-the-blanks quiz, and you have to choose the correct words to complete the sentences. So, can you do it?

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Have you _____ your children to the new swimming pool?

    The word "taken" is the correct answer because it is the past participle form of the verb "take." In this sentence, "taken" is used to ask if the person has accompanied or brought their children to the new swimming pool.

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  • 2. 

    It was a terrible accident - his leg was ________ in three places.

    The given sentence describes a terrible accident where someone's leg was injured. The word "broken" accurately fits in the blank as it indicates that the leg suffered fractures or cracks in three different locations.

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  • 3. 

    I am sorry, but I've _______ your surename.

    The given correct answer for this question is "forgotten". This word is used to indicate that the speaker has lost or failed to remember the person's surname.

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  • 4. 

    Has he ______ your parents yet?

    The question is asking whether or not he has met your parents. The correct answer is "met" because it is the past tense form of the verb "meet" and it matches the tense of the question.

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  • 5. 

    I've _________ like this since I first met you.

    The word "felt" is the correct answer because it completes the sentence in a grammatically and contextually appropriate way. The sentence structure suggests that the speaker has been experiencing a certain feeling since they first met the person being referred to. Therefore, "felt" fits perfectly as it is the past tense of the verb "feel" and indicates a continuous state of feeling since the initial meeting.

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  • 6. 

    Are you alone, or has Jhon ________ too?

    The correct answer is "came". The question is asking if Jhon also came or if the person is alone.

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  • 7. 

    It's a British car, but some of the parts were _______ in Spain.

    The correct answer is "made". This is because the sentence is discussing the production of the car and stating that it is a British car. However, it also mentions that some of the parts were made in Spain, indicating that the production process involved sourcing components from different countries.

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  • 8. 

    It's so nice and quiet here - I haven't ________ so well since I was a child.

    The word "been" is the correct answer because it completes the sentence by indicating that the speaker has not slept so well since they were a child. The word "been" is the past participle of the verb "be" and is used to indicate a state or condition that has occurred in the past. In this case, it conveys the idea that the speaker has not experienced such a good sleep since they were young.

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  • 9. 

    Have you ________ this morning's newspaper?

    The verb "read" is the past participle form of "read" and is used to form the present perfect tense. In this sentence, the word "have" indicates the use of present perfect tense, and "read" is the correct past participle form to complete the sentence. It indicates that the action of reading the morning's newspaper has already been completed.

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  • 10. 

    Not much was _________ about nuclear power until this century.

    The sentence suggests that there was limited information or discussion about nuclear power until the current century. The word "told" implies that there was a lack of communication or dissemination of knowledge regarding nuclear power prior to this century.

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