Past Tense Quizzes Online & Trivia

A comprehensive database of more than 84 past tense quizzes online, test your knowledge with past tense quiz questions. Our online past tense trivia quizzes can be adapted to suit your requirements for taking some of the top past tense quizzes.

How good is your grammar? Do you know how to write or speak in the past tense? Taking one of our past tense quizzes will help you to see how much you actually know about using the past tense when you speak or write. Do you know why the French language has a compound and imperfect past tense, and when they are both used?

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  • What is the difference between saying "drank" or " drinking"?
    What is the difference between saying "drank" or " drinking"?
    John drank last night. John didn't used to when he was achildren. Did you use to drink? He used to paly dolls when he was a child. He eat tacost this afternoon. My friend Mary didn't used to smoke, but now she does. Ana Grevara used to run in Europe four years ago. He did his homework yesterday. Peter used to drink chocomilk, but now he drinks micheladas. He used to study piano lessons, but now he pays soccer.

  • Put the following verb into the Past Simple; to come
    Put the following verb into the Past Simple; to come
    The past simple Of the verb “to come” is “Came “

  • What is the correct answer? I  _____ last night
    What is the correct answer? I  _____ last night
    Drank

  • When I arrived, they _____.
    When I arrived, they _____.
    Stretching their legs

  • Which is the most suitable option here? My friend Mary ___________________, but now she does.
    Which is the most suitable option here? My friend Mary ___________________, but now she does.
    Didn’t use to smoke

  • When i (drop) _______ my cup, the coffee (spil) ______ on my lap.
    When i (drop) _______ my cup, the coffee (spil) ______ on my lap.
    Dropped, spilled

  • Which sentence means that the children waited for their father before starting dinner?
    Which sentence means that the children waited for their father before starting dinner?
    When their father came home, the children had dinner.

  • Which sentence means the children were in the middle of their dinner?
    Which sentence means the children were in the middle of their dinner?
    When their father came home, the children were having dinner.

  • She _______ tired.
    She _______ tired.
    A or B

  • Which ending signals present tense?
    Which ending signals present tense?
    -ing

  • I was talking with the students while Katie _______________ the parents
    I was talking with the students while Katie _______________ the parents
    Was talking to

  • _________________ the other one, didnt you?
    _________________ the other one, didnt you?
    You preferred