Quiz On Teaching Grammar

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Quiz On Teaching Grammar

This quiz covers the videos and reading material in the Teaching Grammar lesson.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following statements is NOT true about the present perfect tense?
    • A. 

      It is used for an action that happened in the past and finished in the past.

    • B. 

      It is used for an action that started in the past and may continue to the future.

    • C. 

      It is used for an action that happened at an unspecific time in the past.

    • D. 

      It is used for a repeated action that occurred some time before now.

  • 2. 
    Which of the following statements is true about the simple past tense?
    • A. 

      "Since" and "ever" are keywords for this tense.

    • B. 

      "While" and "after" are keywords for this tense.

    • C. 

      "For" and "never" are keywords for this tense.

    • D. 

      "Ago" and "last night" are keywords for this tense.

  • 3. 
    Which of the following can be used to create grammar practice activities?  Check all that are correct.
    • A. 

      Newspapers

    • B. 

      Old textbooks

    • C. 

      Advertisements

    • D. 

      Students' own essays

    • E. 

      Students' own heads

  • 4. 
    True or false? It's a good idea to give students quizzes over the irregular verb forms to help them learn them.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    What verb tense is used in the following sentence? My mom hasn't called me today.
    • A. 

      Simple present

    • B. 

      Simple past

    • C. 

      Present perfect

    • D. 

      Past perfect

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is one of the biggest differences between simple past and present perfect tenses?
    • A. 

      Simple past uses action verb, but present perfect doesn't.

    • B. 

      Simple past is used to talk about a an action at specific time in the past, but present perfect is not.

    • C. 

      Present perfect is used to talk about an action at a specific time in the past, but simple past is not.

    • D. 

      Present perfect can be used instead of simple present tense, but simple past cannot.

  • 7. 
    True or false? The present perfect tense is created using a form of "have" plus a present participle.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    What verb tense is used in the following sentence? The police came to my house in the afternoon.
    • A. 

      Simple present

    • B. 

      Simple past

    • C. 

      Present perfect

    • D. 

      Past perfect

  • 9. 
    What verb tense is used in the following sentence? We haven't arrived at the airport yet.
    • A. 

      Simple present

    • B. 

      Simple past

    • C. 

      Past perfect

    • D. 

      Present perfect

  • 10. 
    Simple past tense and present perfect tense are rarely used in English.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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