Questions & Answers In The Past (2)

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Fancy giving your grammar and English knowledge a bit of refreshment? Take this quiz, which offers up sentences in need of editing to make them feasible in the past tense. Think you can handle it?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    How / you / sleep / last night?

    • A.

      How did you sleep last night?

    • B.

      How did you slept last night?

    • C.

      How you sleep last night?

    Correct Answer
    A. How did you sleep last night?
    Explanation
    You always need the verb "did" in the question. The second verb is in the "infinitive".

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  • 2. 

    I / sleep / very well.

    • A.

      I sleeped very well.

    • B.

      I sleep very well.

    • C.

      I slept very well.

    Correct Answer
    C. I slept very well.
    Explanation
    The verb "sleep" is irregular. The past is "slept".

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  • 3. 

    Where / you / have / dinner / on Friday?

    • A.

      Where you haved dinner on Friday?

    • B.

      Where did you have dinner on Friday?

    • C.

      Where you have dinner on Friday?

    Correct Answer
    B. Where did you have dinner on Friday?
    Explanation
    You always need the verb "did" in the question. The second verb is in the "infinitive".

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  • 4. 

    How / Bill and Mary / come home / after school?

    • A.

      How did Bill and Mary came home after school?

    • B.

      How Bill and Mary come home after school?

    • C.

      How did Bill and Mary come home after school?

    Correct Answer
    C. How did Bill and Mary come home after school?
    Explanation
    You always need the verb "did" in the question. The second verb is in the "infinitive".

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  • 5. 

    They / come / home / on foot.

    • A.

      They came home on foot.

    • B.

      They come home on foot.

    • C.

      They did come home on foot.

    Correct Answer
    A. They came home on foot.
    Explanation
    The verb "come" is irregular. The past is "came". You don't use "did" in the affirmative form.

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  • 6. 

    When / Helen / study / for the Math test?

    • A.

      When did Helen studied for the Math test?

    • B.

      When Helen studied for the Math test?

    • C.

      When did Helen study for the Math test?

    Correct Answer
    C. When did Helen study for the Math test?
    Explanation
    You always need the verb "did" in the question. The second verb is in the "infinitive".

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  • 7. 

    She / study / yesterday afternoon.

    • A.

      She studyed yesterday afternoon.

    • B.

      She studied yesterday afternoon.

    • C.

      She did study yesterday afternoon.

    Correct Answer
    B. She studied yesterday afternoon.
    Explanation
    "Study" is a regular verb, so you add "ed". But there is a "consonant" before the "y", so the "y" changes to "i" before "ed". Finally, you don't use "did" in the affirmative form.

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  • 8. 

    What time / the Smiths / leave / for the airport?

    • A.

      What time did the Smiths leave for the airport?

    • B.

      What time the Smiths leave for the airport?

    • C.

      What time the Smiths left for the airport?

    Correct Answer
    A. What time did the Smiths leave for the airport?
    Explanation
    You always need the verb "did" in the question. The second verb is in the "infinitive".

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  • 9. 

    They / leave / at nine in the morning.

    • A.

      They leaved at nine in the morning.

    • B.

      They did leave at nine in the morning.

    • C.

      They left at nine in the morning.

    Correct Answer
    C. They left at nine in the morning.
    Explanation
    The verb "leave" is irregular. The past is "left".

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