Present Perfect Or Simple Past

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Present Tense Quizzes & Trivia

Change the verbs into the present perfect or past.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    She (to be) _______________ in Sydney for 5 years.

    Present perfect clue - for 5 years.

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  • 2. 

    She (to live) ____________ in Tokyo 5 years ago.

    Simple past clue - ago

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  • 3. 

    She (to study) ______________ Information Technology in Tokyo.

    She lives in Sydney now so this is the simple past.

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  • 4. 

    So far she (to study) __________________ English for one year in Sydney.

    Present perfect clue - so far

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  • 5. 

    She________ just (to leave) ____________ college to go home.

    Present perfect clue - just

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  • 6. 

    He ______ always (to wait) ___________ for her at the train station.

    Present perfect clue - always can be used

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  • 7. 

    He (to like)  _______________ her for a long time.

    Present perfect clue - for a long time

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  • 8. 

    He (to buy) ________________ some chocolates for her.

    Could be present perfect but simple past is best because he is already waiting at the station for her so he must have bought the chocolates earlier.

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  • 9. 

    She (to thank) _____________ him for the chocolates when he gave them to her.

    Simple past clue - when he gave them to her

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  • 10. 

    He then (to ask) _________ her out and she said yes immediately!

    Simple past clue - then

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