English Grammar: Verb Tense Consistency Quiz!

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English Grammar: Verb Tense Consistency Quiz!

We have covered a number of topics of English grammar in quizzes previously. This time we are going to ask you questions on Verb Tense Consistency in this quiz. The term refers to use the same tense throughout a clause without having one time period being described in two different tenses.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The instructor explains the diagram to students that asked questions during the lecture.
    • A. 

      Correct

    • B. 

      Incorrect

  • 2. 
    About noon the sky darkened, a breeze sprang up, and a low rumble announces the approaching storm.
    • A. 

      Correct

    • B. 

      Incorrect

  • 3. 
    Yesterday we walked to school but later we rode the bus home.
    • A. 

      Correct

    • B. 

      Incorrect

  • 4. 
    If the club limited its membership, it will have to raise its dues.
    • A. 

      Correct

    • B. 

      Incorrect

  • 5. 
    I danced almost all night. Then I _______________ I had to wake up early the next day.
    • A. 

      Will remember

    • B. 

      Remember

    • C. 

      Remembered

  • 6. 
    The vampire walked down the master staircase. He _____________________ at his next victims.
    • A. 

      Will smile

    • B. 

      Smiles

    • C. 

      Smiled

    • D. 

      Will have smiled

  • 7. 
    The mouse ____________________ the cheese and ran away.
    • A. 

      Will sniff

    • B. 

      Sniffs

    • C. 

      Sniffed

    • D. 

      Is sniffing

  • 8. 
    Which of the following uses verb tenses correctly?
    • A. 

      If it continues to snow, the district called off school.

    • B. 

      If it continues to snow, the district will call off school.

    • C. 

      If it continued to snow, the district calls off school.

  • 9. 
    Which of the following uses verb tenses correctly?
    • A. 

      During the movie, Sam stood up and dropped his popcorn.

    • B. 

      During the movie, Sam stands up and will drop his popcorn.

    • C. 

      During the movie, Sam stood up and drops his popcorn.

  • 10. 
    Which one of the following uses verb tenses correctly?
    • A. 

      When Mary will get here, everyone would stare.

    • B. 

      When Mary gets here, everyone will stare.

    • C. 

      When Mary got here, everyone will stare.

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