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Present Simple Positive Sentences - Quiz

Fill in the verb in the correct form of present simple


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  • 1. 

    Jake ____________ (like) chocolate.

    Explanation
    Jake likes chocolate. In this sentence, the verb "like" is used to show that Jake has a positive feeling or preference towards chocolate. The word "likes" is the correct form of the verb for the third person singular present tense, which agrees with the subject "Jake".

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  • 2. 

    My dog ___________(bark) every night.

    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "barks". In this sentence, the verb "bark" is in the present tense. When the subject of the sentence is a singular noun, like "my dog", the verb needs to be conjugated accordingly. Therefore, the correct form of the verb "bark" in this sentence is "barks".

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  • 3. 

    Elephants _____________(drink) water.

    Explanation
    Elephants drink water. This is the correct answer because it is the appropriate verb form to describe the action of elephants consuming water.

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  • 4. 

    The baby______________(cry) only when he is hungry.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "cries" because the sentence is in the present tense and the subject "baby" is singular. The verb "cry" needs to be conjugated to match the subject, so it becomes "cries." This means that the baby only cries when he is hungry.

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  • 5. 

    My father ____________(fly) to Europe every summer.

    Explanation
    The verb "flies" is the correct answer because it agrees with the subject "My father" in the present tense. "Flies" is the third person singular form of the verb "fly." This form is used when the subject is a singular noun or pronoun and is performing the action in the present. Therefore, "flies" is the appropriate form to use in this sentence to indicate that the speaker's father regularly travels to Europe every summer.

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  • 6. 

    Janet ____________(go) shopping once a week.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "goes" because the sentence is in the present tense and refers to a habitual action. "Goes" is the correct form of the verb "go" for the third person singular subject "Janet."

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  • 7. 

    Harry ______________(wish) to be a pilot.

    Explanation
    The given sentence is in the present tense and the subject is "Harry". The verb "wishes" is the correct form to use with the subject "Harry" in the present tense. It indicates that Harry currently desires or wants to be a pilot.

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  • 8. 

    Daniel _____________(fix) computers all day long.

    Explanation
    The sentence is in the present tense, and the subject "Daniel" is a singular noun. When using the third person singular form in the present tense, we add an -es to the base form of the verb. Therefore, the correct form of the verb "fix" in this sentence is "fixes."

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  • 9. 

    My family_____________(throw) a party every year.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "throws" because the subject "My family" is singular, so it requires a singular verb form. In this case, "throws" is the present tense form of the verb "throw" that agrees with the singular subject.

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  • 10. 

    His sisters always_____________(watch) TV together.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "watch" because the sentence is in the present tense and the subject "His sisters" is plural. Therefore, the verb should also be in the present tense and agree with the subject, which is why "watch" is the correct form of the verb.

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  • 11. 

    The table___________(cost) 150 shekels.

    Explanation
    The verb "costs" is the correct answer because it agrees with the subject "table" in number and form. In this sentence, "costs" is the present tense form of the verb "to cost" and matches with the singular subject "table." Therefore, the correct sentence would be "The table costs 150 shekels."

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  • 12. 

    We _____________(play) basketball twice a month.

    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "play". This is because the sentence is in the present tense and is referring to a habitual action. The word "twice a month" indicates the frequency of playing basketball, suggesting that it is a regular activity. Therefore, the correct verb form to use in this context is "play".

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  • 13. 

    My mother_____________(wash) the kitchen every day.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "washes" because the sentence is in the present tense and refers to a habitual action. The word "every day" indicates that the action of washing the kitchen is done regularly. Therefore, the verb should be conjugated in the third person singular form, which is "washes."

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  • 14. 

    Sarah ______________(do) homework every day.

    Explanation
    Sarah does homework every day.

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  • 15. 

    Kate and Jack _______________(have) many friends.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "have" because when referring to multiple people, the verb "have" is used instead of "has". In this case, Kate and Jack are being considered as a plural subject, so the correct verb form is "have".

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  • 16. 

    My dog_______________(make) funny sounds.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "makes" because the subject "my dog" is singular and requires a singular verb form. In this case, the verb "make" should be changed to "makes" to agree with the singular subject.

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  • 17. 

    A detective______________(watch) people when they don't see him.

    Explanation
    A detective watches people when they don't see him. This implies that the detective secretly observes individuals without their knowledge or awareness. The verb "watches" is in the present tense, indicating that this is an ongoing or habitual action performed by the detective.

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