If You Pass This Exam, You've Mastered Tenses

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If You Pass This Exam, You

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. If you pass this exam, you've mastered tenses! Good luck on your test!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Please don’t make so much noise. I _______ (I / try) to work.
  • 2. 
    The situation is already very bad and now it _____ worse (get)
  • 3. 
    Julia _____ (not / drink) tea very often.
  • 4. 
    The museum _______ at 4 o’clock on Sundays (close)
  • 5. 
    The earth _____ round the sun. (go)
  • 6. 
    I ______ Mary is Canadian, but I’m not sure (think)
  • 7. 
    ______ that man over there? (you/see)
  • 8. 
    I work in a travel agency now. Before that I _____ in a department store. (work)
  • 9. 
    Laura ________ her exam because she studied very hard. (pass)
  • 10. 
    How many people _______ to the wedding? (they/invite)
  • 11. 
    I ______ anything because I didn’t have any money. (buy)
  • 12. 
    I was annoyed because ______ late. (they/be)
  • 13. 
    Mozart _______ more than 600 pieces of music. (write)
  • 14. 
    We couldn’t afford to keep our car, so we _______ it. (sell)
  • 15. 
    This time last year I _____ in Hong Kong. (live)
  • 16. 
    Matt phoned while we ______ dinner. (have)
  • 17. 
    It ______ when I got up. (rain)
  • 18. 
    I ____ along the road when I saw Dan. So I stopped, and we talked for a while. (walk)
  • 19. 
    We were good friends. We _____ each other well. (know)
  • 20. 
    I was enjoying the party, but Chris ______ to go home. (want)
  • 21. 
    Police ________ two men in connection with the robbery. (arrest)
  • 22. 
    Sally is still here. She _____ out. (go out)
  • 23. 
    He told me his name, but I ______ it. (forget)
  • 24. 
    ‘Are you hungry?’ ‘No, I ____ lunch.’ (just/have)
  • 25. 
    ‘Don’t forget to pay the bill.’ ‘I ______ it.’ (already/pay)
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