English Grammar Quiz: Simple Tense- Past Or Present?

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Ram was a good student.

    • A.

      Present

    • B.

      Past

    Correct Answer
    B. Past
    Explanation
    The given answer "Past" is correct because the sentence "Ram was a good student" is written in the past tense. It indicates that Ram used to be a good student in the past, suggesting that his academic performance may have changed since then.

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  • 2. 

    My mom went to the market yesterday.

    • A.

      Past

    • B.

      Present

    Correct Answer
    A. Past
    Explanation
    The given sentence states that "My mom went to the market yesterday," indicating that the action of going to the market occurred in the past. The use of the word "yesterday" further confirms this as it refers to a specific time in the past. Therefore, the correct answer is "Past."

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  • 3. 

    Did you like my song?

    • A.

      Past

    • B.

      Present

    Correct Answer
    A. Past
  • 4. 

    Sheena helped her brother to draw.

    • A.

      Past

    • B.

      Present

    Correct Answer
    A. Past
    Explanation
    The given sentence "Sheena helped her brother to draw" indicates an action that has already occurred in the past. The word "helped" is in the past tense, indicating that the action of helping took place before the present moment. Therefore, the correct answer is "Past."

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  • 5. 

    My name is Noor Mathur.

    • A.

      Past

    • B.

      Present

    Correct Answer
    B. Present
  • 6. 

    I study English at 5 PM every day.

    • A.

      Present

    • B.

      Past

    Correct Answer
    A. Present
    Explanation
    The given sentence states that the person studies English at 5 PM every day. This indicates a habitual action or routine that is currently happening. Therefore, the correct answer is "Present."

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  • 7. 

    My mom visited my grandmother last week.

    • A.

      Past

    • B.

      Present

    Correct Answer
    A. Past
    Explanation
    The sentence "My mom visited my grandmother last week" indicates that the action of visiting took place in the past. The use of the word "last" before "week" suggests that the visit occurred in a time period that is already completed. Therefore, the correct answer is "Past."

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  • 8. 

    My dad bought a "Pictureka" puzzle for me last month.

    • A.

      Past

    • B.

      Present

    Correct Answer
    A. Past
    Explanation
    The use of the past tense verb "bought" indicates that the action of purchasing the "Pictureka" puzzle occurred in the past. This suggests that the event happened before the present moment, confirming that the answer is "Past".

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  • 9. 

    Who took your photograph?

    • A.

      Past

    • B.

      Present

    Correct Answer
    A. Past
    Explanation
    The question is asking about the person who took the photograph. Since the answer given is "Past," it implies that the photograph was taken by someone in the past. This suggests that the photograph was not taken in the present or by someone currently present.

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