English Grammar- Simple Past (Negatives) Quiz

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Welcome to English Grammar- Simple Past (Negatives) Quiz. Here you will have to complete the sentences using the past simple form of the verb in brackets. So, do you think you can do it with a 100% score? Let's see!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Harriet __________ (not like) the food in the restaurant.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "didn't like" because it is the negative form of the verb "like" in the past tense. The sentence is in the past tense and the word "not" indicates a negative meaning, so "didn't like" is the appropriate choice to express Harriet's dislike of the food in the restaurant.

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  • 2. 

    I ___________ (not visit) the church.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "didn't visit" because it is the negative form of the past simple tense of the verb "visit." It indicates that the speaker did not go to the church at some point in the past.

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  • 3. 

    Pia and Sophie ___________ (chat) for hours.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "chatted." In this sentence, the verb "chat" needs to be in the past tense to match the subject "Pia and Sophie." Therefore, "chatted" is the correct past tense form of the verb "chat."

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  • 4. 

    What time ________ Tyler ________ (arrive)?

    Explanation
    This question is asking about the time when Tyler arrived. The correct answer is "did arrive" because it uses the past tense auxiliary verb "did" to form the past simple tense of the verb "arrive". This is the appropriate verb tense to use when talking about an action that occurred in the past.

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  • 5. 

    My cousins _________ (live) in France. Now they live in Switzerland.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "lived" because the sentence is referring to a past action of the cousins living in France. The word "lived" is the past tense form of the verb "live," which accurately describes the cousins' previous residence in France.

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  • 6. 

    When _______ the film ________ (finish)?

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "did finish" because the question is asking about the completion of the film in the past. The use of "did" indicates that the action of finishing the film happened at some point in the past.

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  • 7. 

    We ___________ (study) for the French test yesterday.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "studied". This is the past tense form of the verb "study". The sentence is in the past tense and is referring to an action that happened yesterday. Therefore, "studied" is the correct verb form to use in this context.

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  • 8. 

    ________ you _________ (watch) the match?

    Explanation
    The given correct answer "Did watch" is the correct form of the past simple tense in the interrogative form. In this sentence, the auxiliary verb "did" is used to form the question, and the main verb "watch" is used in its base form without any changes. This structure is commonly used to ask about past actions or events.

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