Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) English Grammar: Verb Tense

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Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) English Grammar: Verb Tense

Here is a 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.


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  • 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. 
    • 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