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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Looked

    • A.

      Simple present

    • B.

      Past tense

    • C.

      Present progressive

    Correct Answer
    B. Past tense
    Explanation
    The word "looked" is in the past tense. It refers to an action that has already happened in the past.

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  • 2. 

    Are looking

    • A.

      Simple present

    • B.

      Past tense

    • C.

      Present progressive

    Correct Answer
    C. Present progressive
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Present progressive" because the phrase "are looking" indicates an action that is currently happening. The present progressive tense is used to describe actions that are in progress at the moment of speaking.

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  • 3. 

    Am playing

    • A.

      Simple present

    • B.

      Past tense

    • C.

      Present progressive

    Correct Answer
    C. Present progressive
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Present progressive" because the phrase "am playing" indicates an action that is currently happening in the present. The present progressive tense is used to describe ongoing actions or events that are happening at the moment of speaking.

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  • 4. 

    Studies

    • A.

      Simple present

    • B.

      Past tense

    • C.

      Present progressive

    Correct Answer
    A. Simple present
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Simple present because the word "studies" is in the present tense. The Simple present tense is used to describe actions or states that are habitual, regular, or true in general. In this case, "studies" indicates that the subject performs this action regularly or as a habit.

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  • 5. 

    Slept

    • A.

      Simple present

    • B.

      Past tense

    • C.

      Present progressive

    Correct Answer
    B. Past tense
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Past tense" because "slept" is the past tense form of the verb "sleep". In English grammar, the past tense is used to describe actions that have already happened in the past.

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  • 6. 

    Sang

    • A.

      Simple present

    • B.

      Past tense

    • C.

      Present progressive

    Correct Answer
    B. Past tense
  • 7. 

    Brought

    • A.

      Simple present

    • B.

      Past tense

    • C.

      Present progressive

    Correct Answer
    B. Past tense
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Past tense" because "brought" is the past tense form of the verb "bring". In English, the past tense is used to indicate actions or states that occurred in the past.

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  • 8. 

    Calls

    • A.

      Simple present

    • B.

      Past tense

    • C.

      Present progressive

    Correct Answer
    A. Simple present
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Simple present" because it is used to describe actions that are habitual, repeated, or general truths. In this case, the word "calls" indicates that the action of calling is done regularly or as a habit.

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  • 9. 

    Writes

    • A.

      Simple present

    • B.

      Past tense

    • C.

      Present progressive

    Correct Answer
    A. Simple present
    Explanation
    The given answer "Simple present" is correct because "writes" is in the present tense. The simple present tense is used to describe actions that are habitual, repeated, or general truths. In this case, "writes" indicates a habitual or repeated action.

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  • 10. 

    Is writing

    • A.

      Simple present

    • B.

      Past tense

    • C.

      Present progressive

    Correct Answer
    C. Present progressive
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Present progressive" because the phrase "is writing" indicates an action that is currently happening in the present. The present progressive tense is used to describe ongoing actions or events that are in progress at the moment of speaking.

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  • 11. 

    Drove

    • A.

      Simple present

    • B.

      Past tense

    • C.

      Present progressive

    Correct Answer
    B. Past tense
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Past tense" because "drove" is the past tense form of the verb "drive". The past tense is used to describe an action that has already happened in the past.

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  • 12. 

    Cleaned

    • A.

      Simple present

    • B.

      Past tense

    • C.

      Present progressive

    Correct Answer
    B. Past tense
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Past tense" because the word "cleaned" is in the past tense form. The past tense is used to describe actions or events that have already happened in the past.

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  • 13. 

    Quit

    • A.

      Simple present

    • B.

      Past tense

    • C.

      Present progressive

    Correct Answer
    A. Simple present
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Simple present" because the word "quit" is in its base form and does not indicate an action that happened in the past or is currently happening. The simple present tense is used to describe actions that are habitual, general facts, or permanent situations.

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  • 14. 

    Am  emailing

    • A.

      Simple present

    • B.

      Past tense

    • C.

      Present progressive

    Correct Answer
    C. Present progressive
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Present progressive" because the phrase "am emailing" indicates an action that is currently happening in the present. The present progressive tense is used to describe ongoing actions or events that are happening at the moment of speaking.

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  • 15. 

    Shipped

    • A.

      Simple present

    • B.

      Past tense

    • C.

      Present progressive

    Correct Answer
    B. Past tense
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Past tense" because "shipped" is the past tense form of the verb "ship." In this context, "shipped" indicates that an action of shipping has already taken place in the past.

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  • 16. 

    Sent

    • A.

      Simple present

    • B.

      Past tense

    • C.

      Present progressive

    Correct Answer
    B. Past tense
    Explanation
    The given options "Simple present," "Past tense," and "Present progressive" refer to different verb tenses. The correct answer "Past tense" indicates that the verb in the sentence is being used in the past form. However, without the complete question or context, it is difficult to provide a more specific explanation.

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  • 17. 

    Taught

    • A.

      Simple present

    • B.

      Past tense

    • C.

      Present progressive

    Correct Answer
    B. Past tense
    Explanation
    The word "taught" is in the past tense form. In English, the past tense is used to refer to actions or events that have already happened in the past. It is formed by adding "-ed" to regular verbs, such as "teach" becoming "taught". This tense is used to talk about completed actions or states in the past, and it is often used to tell stories or describe past events.

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  • 18. 

    Go

    • A.

      Simple present

    • B.

      Past tense

    • C.

      Present progressive

    Correct Answer
    A. Simple present
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "Simple present" because the word "go" is in its base form, which is used to express actions that are habitual, general truths, or permanent situations.

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  • 19. 

    Is cooking

    • A.

      Simple present

    • B.

      Past tense

    • C.

      Present progressive

    Correct Answer
    C. Present progressive
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Present progressive" because the phrase "is cooking" indicates an action that is currently happening. The present progressive tense is used to describe actions that are in progress at the moment of speaking.

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  • 20. 

    Trained

    • A.

      Simple present

    • B.

      Past tense

    • C.

      Present progressive

    Correct Answer
    B. Past tense
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Past tense" because the word "trained" is in the past tense form. In English, the past tense is used to refer to actions or states that happened or existed in the past.

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