Prepare For Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT): Verb Tense English Grammar

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Prepare For Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT):  Verb Tense English Grammar

Check out our short practice quiz based on the questions that are usually asked in the Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) English exam. So, you are also preparing for the final exam; then, you should take this trivia right now. With over 15 questions, you can have an idea of the topical pattern of the exam.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    By the time Lydia books the flight to Poland, she has called her grandmother about the visit.
    • A. 

      Has called

    • B. 

      Will has called

    • C. 

      Calls

    • D. 

      Will have called

    • E. 

      Called

  • 2. 
    Too busy for her own good, Nadine was negligent about drinking enough water.
    • A. 

      Was negligent

    • B. 

      Was neglecting

    • C. 

      Neglected

    • D. 

      To neglect

    • E. 

      Was to neglect

  • 3. 
    Even though Adam was a great roommate, Lionel hated his to sing in the shower.
    • A. 

      His to sing

    • B. 

      Him singing

    • C. 

      His singing

    • D. 

      His to be singing

    • E. 

      Him being singing

  • 4. 
    The secretary apologized to the prime minister to being late to the meeting:
    • A. 

      To being

    • B. 

      To be

    • C. 

      For to be

    • D. 

      For being

    • E. 

      For the being of

  • 5. 
    At the night club, the plain clothes detective noticed a dark-haired man's standing alone in the corner.
    • A. 

      Man's standing

    • B. 

      Man being standing

    • C. 

      Man to stand

    • D. 

      Man to be standing

    • E. 

      Man standing

  • 6. 
    During the nineteenth century, Charles Dickens has become one of the most famous British novelist.
    • A. 

      Has become

    • B. 

      Became

    • C. 

      Becomes

    • D. 

      Had become

    • E. 

      Would became

  • 7. 
    Since the rise of his designs, such as Falling Water, to world-reknown, Frank Lloyd Wright has become an icon of modern architecture.
    • A. 

      Has become

    • B. 

      Became

    • C. 

      Becomes

    • D. 

      Had become

    • E. 

      Would become

  • 8. 
    The professor tells her students, who promise they would study quietly for three hours, that she won't give extra assignments.
    • A. 

      Would study

    • B. 

      Studied

    • C. 

      Study

    • D. 

      Have studied

    • E. 

      Will study

  • 9. 
    When he penned Richard III in the early 1590s, Shakespeare did not know that he will become the greatest English dramatist.
    • A. 

      Will become

    • B. 

      Would become

    • C. 

      Became

    • D. 

      Had become

    • E. 

      Would became

  • 10. 
    My little brother has grew two inches during the past year:
    • A. 

      Has grew

    • B. 

      Had grew

    • C. 

      Has grown

    • D. 

      Grown

    • E. 

      Had been growing

  • 11. 
    When Margaret checked the pie, she noticed that father has taken a slice.
    • A. 

      Checked, has taken

    • B. 

      Had checked, took

    • C. 

      Checked, took

    • D. 

      Checked, had taken

    • E. 

      Had checked, had taken

  • 12. 
    By the time the group of congressmen have adjourned, several important decisions have been made.
    • A. 

      Have adjourned; have been made

    • B. 

      Adjourned; have been made

    • C. 

      Adjourned; had been made

    • D. 

      Adjourns; were

    • E. 

      Was adjourned, have been made

  • 13. 
    She requests that he arrive home, illreguardless of the traffic, by 5pm.
    • A. 

      Arrive

    • B. 

      Has arrived

    • C. 

      Arrives

    • D. 

      Has arrived

    • E. 

      Would have arrived

  • 14. 
    Despite many people's beliefs today, scientists have been publishing strong evidence for global warming.
    • A. 

      Have been publishing

    • B. 

      Were publishing

    • C. 

      Published

    • D. 

      Have published

    • E. 

      Had published

  • 15. 
    The tree grew well since spring, but the city council is cutting it down anyway.
    • A. 

      Grew

    • B. 

      Has grown

    • C. 

      Has been growing

    • D. 

      Grows

    • E. 

      Had been growing

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