English Coaching Exam On Tenses! Trivia Quiz

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English Coaching Exam On Tenses! Trivia Quiz

Present perfect, past simple and past perfect


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  • 1. 
    We first _________ in a small flat.
    • A. 

      've lived

    • B. 

      Lived

  • 2. 
    Yes! We ___________ for 18 years.
    • A. 

      've been married

    • B. 

      Were married

  • 3. 
    We __________ in 1990.
    • A. 

      Got married

    • B. 

      've married

  • 4. 
    I ________ my husband at high school.
    • A. 

      've met

    • B. 

      Met

  • 5. 
    I _____________ in Buenos Aires since I was born.
    • A. 

      've lived

    • B. 

      Lived

  • 6. 
    In the year 2000, we ________ to a house in the suburbs.
    • A. 

      Moved

    • B. 

      've moved

  • 7. 
    We ____________ in the same house since then.
    • A. 

      Lived

    • B. 

      've lived

  • 8. 
    I _______________ comics since a was a little boy.
    • A. 

      Read

    • B. 

      Was reading

    • C. 

      Reads

    • D. 

      Have read

    • E. 

      Was read

  • 9. 
    We really ___________ Guy Fawkes night last year.
    • A. 

      Have enjoyed

    • B. 

      Has enjoyed

    • C. 

      were enjoyed

    • D. 

      Enjoyed

    • E. 

      Was enjoyed

  • 10. 
    It ___________ the Zaragoza Expo icon for one year.
    • A. 

      Has been

    • B. 

      Was

    • C. 

      Have been

    • D. 

      Were

    • E. 

      Was being

  • 11. 
    They ____________ horrified in their exam last September
    • A. 

      Feel

    • B. 

      Was feeling

    • C. 

      Felt

    • D. 

      Were felt

    • E. 

      Have felt

  • 12. 
    She ________________ History last year.
    • A. 

      Has studied

    • B. 

      Have studied

    • C. 

      Was studied

    • D. 

      Study

    • E. 

      Studied

  • 13. 
    They ______________ Matias López chocolate more than twice a day.
    • A. 

      Ate

    • B. 

      Has eaten

    • C. 

      Have eaten

    • D. 

      Were eating

    • E. 

      Were eaten

  • 14. 
    She __________ this computer program in 2005.
    • A. 

      Has learnt

    • B. 

      Learnt

    • C. 

      Was learnt

    • D. 

      Have learnt

    • E. 

      Has learning

  • 15. 
    They ___________ friends since they were two.
    • A. 

      Are

    • B. 

      Were

    • C. 

      Have been

    • D. 

      Has been

    • E. 

      Were being

  • 16. 
    He __________ in his project since May
    • A. 

      Was worked

    • B. 

      Have worked

    • C. 

      Has worked

    • D. 

      Worked

    • E. 

      Has working

  • 17. 
    The teacher _________________ for half an hour.
    • A. 

      Has explained

    • B. 

      Explained

    • C. 

      Is explaining

    • D. 

      Have explained

    • E. 

      Was explained

  • 18. 
    She (to thank) _____________ him for the chocolates when he gave them to her.
  • 19. 
    He (to buy) ________________ some chocolates for her.
  • 20. 
    He (to like)  _______________ her for a long time.
  • 21. 
    She________ just (to leave) ____________ college to go home.
  • 22. 
    So far she (to study) __________________ English for one year in Sydney.
  • 23. 
    She (to live) ____________ in Tokyo 5 years ago.
  • 24. 
    He ______ always (to wait) ___________ for her at the train station.
  • 25. 
    She (to study) ______________ Information Technology in Tokyo.
  • 26. 
    She (to be) _______________ in Sydney for 5 years.
  • 27. 
    He then (to ask) _________ her out and she said yes immediately!
  • 28. 
    6: She ... four marathons.  Her first one ... in 2001 in Amsterdam.
    • A. 

      Has run / has been

    • B. 

      Ran / was

    • C. 

      Has run / was

  • 29. 
    4.  We ... to France on holiday last year.
    • A. 

      Went

    • B. 

      've gone

    • C. 

      Go

  • 30. 
    5: He ... had a lot of problems recently.
    • A. 

      Have

    • B. 

      's

    • C. 

      Is

  • 31. 
    3: She's ... the boss for 6 months now.
    • A. 

      Has

    • B. 

      Be

    • C. 

      Been

  • 32. 
    2: I ... him for ages.
    • A. 

      Seen

    • B. 

      Haven't saw

    • C. 

      Haven't seen

  • 33. 
    1:  ... in Trujillo since 2004.
    • A. 

      She lived

    • B. 

      She's lived

    • C. 

      She's live

  • 34. 
    Research  ________ that cycling can help patients overcome their illnesses.
    • A. 

      Showed

    • B. 

      Has shown

  • 35. 
    Oh, no! My car I________!
    • A. 

      Has disappeared

    • B. 

      Disappeared

  • 36. 
    I ________ my hands so I that I can help you with the cooking.
    • A. 

      Washed

    • B. 

      Have washed

  • 37. 
    She ________ about the traffic last week.
    • A. 

      Complained

    • B. 

      Has complained

  • 38. 
    Mr. Robinson _________  the election!
    • A. 

      Just won

    • B. 

      Has just won

  • 39. 
    Nobody ______ever ________ that mountain. (climb)
    • A. 

      Has ... been climbed

    • B. 

      Has ... climb

    • C. 

      Have... climbed

    • D. 

      Has .... climbed

  • 40. 
    People ________ to the Moon. (travel)
    • A. 

      Has traveled

    • B. 

      Have been traveled

    • C. 

      Have traveled

    • D. 

      Had traveled

  • 41. 
    I _________ that movie twenty times. (see)
    • A. 

      Have seen

    • B. 

      Have saw

    • C. 

      Have been seeing

    • D. 

      Have see

  • 42. 
    The children ________ the Indiana Jones movie. (see)
  • 43. 
    I _________ that book three times. (read)
  • 44. 
    We _________ to Italy before.  (go)
  • 45. 
    I can't believe you _______ just ________ a cake! (made)
  • 46. 
    _________he ___________ to his boss yet? (speak)
  • 47. 
    Tony knew Istanbul so well because he _____________the city several times. (visit)
    • A. 

      Had visited

    • B. 

      Have been visited

    • C. 

      Had been visited

    • D. 

      Has visit

  • 48. 
    She only understood the movie because she _______ the book. (read)
    • A. 

      Have read

    • B. 

      Had been read

    • C. 

      Had read

    • D. 

      Has read

  • 49. 
    I _____never ______such a beautiful beach before I went to Kauai. (see)
    • A. 

      Had... seen

    • B. 

      Have... seen

    • C. 

      Had...saw

    • D. 

      Has... been seeing

  • 50. 
    Joe ______ English before he moved to New York. (study)
    • A. 

      Has studied

    • B. 

      Have studied

    • C. 

      Had been studied

    • D. 

      Had studied

  • 51. 
    Mary ________ the test before Sam arrived to class. (take)
    • A. 

      Has taken

    • B. 

      Took

    • C. 

      Had taken

    • D. 

      B and c

  • 52. 
    I did not have any money because I _________ my wallet. (lose)
    • A. 

      Have lost

    • B. 

      Had lost

    • C. 

      Had losed

    • D. 

      Had been lost