Grammar Challenge: Present And Past Tense Trivia

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1.

Mark: What does Mack do? John: He's a teacher. He __________ in the junior high school.

Answer: Teaches
Explanation:
The correct answer is "teaches" because it is the present tense form of the verb "teach" and agrees with the subject "Mack." The phrase "in the junior high school" provides additional information about where Mack teaches.
2.

I always ……………..my car twice a week.                

Answer: Wash
Explanation:
The correct answer is "wash" because the sentence is in the present tense and the subject "I" is singular. In present tense, when the subject is singular, the verb form should also be singular. Therefore, "wash" is the correct verb form to match the subject "I".
3.

John:  When do you get up? Jim:  I……………. at  6 o’clock in the morning.

Answer: Get up
Explanation:
Jim is responding to John's question about when he gets up. The correct answer is "get up" because it is the appropriate verb to use when referring to the action of getting out of bed in the morning.
4.

I _______ a bike on the last weekend.            

Answer: Rode
Explanation:
The correct answer is "rode" because it is the past tense form of the verb "ride". In this sentence, the speaker is referring to an action that happened in the past, specifically on the last weekend. Therefore, "rode" is the appropriate verb form to use in this context.
5.

Joy:  What did you do last weekend? Jane:  ____________________               

Answer: I went to the museum.
Explanation:
In this case, Jane is talking about her activities during the previous weekend, making "went" the correct form of the past tense of the verb "go." This indicates that she visited the museum in the past, and the action is seen as a completed event.
6.

K: What time did you get up this morning? L:  I _________ up at half-past six.          

Answer: Got
Explanation:
 The correct answer is "got." In this context, the question is asking about the past, specifically what time the person got up this morning. "Got" is the past tense form of the verb "get," which is the appropriate verb to use in this sentence.
7.

Fern:  What does Jenny normally do in her free time? Betty: __________________________________.                                           

Answer: She usually reads textbooks in her free time.
Explanation:
Jenny usually reads textbooks in her free time.
8.

I and my friend ……………..our homework every day.                  

Answer: Do
Explanation:
The correct answer is "do." In this sentence, "I and my friend" is the subject, which is plural. When the subject is plural, we use the verb "do" to agree with it.
9.

We are actors, We ………………..in movies.  

Answer: Act
Explanation:
The correct answer is "act." This is because the sentence is in the present tense and the subject "We" is plural. Therefore, the verb should also be in the plural form, which is "act."
10.

Joy:  What ……………….. Pam …………….? Tim:  She is a student.

Answer: Does , do
Explanation:
The correct answer is "does, do." In the question "What does Pam do?" the word "does" is used to form a question in the third person singular form. "Do" is used because it is the appropriate verb form for the subject "Pam" in the present tense.
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