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Verb Tense Quiz 1

Verb Tense Lesson

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Verb Tense Quiz 1

  1. 1. Verb Tenses Quiz Matching: Match the letter of the verb tense to each example in bold. Answers may be used more than once or not at all. ______1) People are eating in the lunch room A. Past ______2) She was singing absolutely perfectly. B. Present ______3) Bill had jumped off the roof even before the police came. C. Future ______4) They have been swimming for hours. D. Past Progressive ______5) We created idiom books last week. E. Present Progressive ______6) I have told many students about the importance of homework. F. Future Progressive ______7) Most students were completing their homework already. G. Past Perfect ______8) Mr. Harris promised to reward us on any all time best we H. Present Perfect achieve in the future. ______9) The five freedoms project will bring my grade up hopefully. I. Future Perfect _____10) Barney is rotting the minds of children everywhere. J. Past Perfect Progressive _____11) Adam Sandler has volunteered to find and destroy Barney. K. Present Perfect Progressive _____12) Steve collects bugs, worms, and spiders for fun. L. Future Perfect Progressive _____13) Your parents will be celebrating when you graduate college. _____14) Barack was traveling through the mountains for vacation. _____15) This quiz will have changed my English grade just enough for an A on my interim. For 16-20, Write the verb in the tense indicated in parentheses. 16) (persist; past) Mr. Brown _____________________________________ to enforce the school rules. 17) (chant; future progressive) Cheerleaders _____________________________________ at the game. 18) (clutch; past perfect) Visitors ____________________________ the lap bar on rollercoaster all day. 19) (jump, present) My dog ______________________________ on my bed as soon as I open the door. 20) (help, present perfect) The Red Cross ___________________________________ veterans for years.
  2. 2. Verb Tenses Quiz Matching: Match the letter of the verb tense to each example in bold. Answers may be used more than once or not at all. ______1) People are eating in the lunch room A. Past ______2) She was singing absolutely perfectly. B. Past Progressive ______3) Bill had jumped off the roof even before the police came. C. Past Perfect ______4) They have been swimming for hours. D. Past Perfect Progressive ______5) We created idiom books last week. E. Present ______6) I have told many students about the importance of homework. F. Present Progressive ______7) Most students were completing their homework already. G. Present Perfect ______8) Mr. Harris promised to reward us on any all time best we H. Present Perfect achieve in the future. Progressive ______9) The five freedoms project will bring my grade up hopefully. I. Future _____10) Barney is rotting the minds of children everywhere. J. Future Progressive _____11) Adam Sandler has volunteered to find and destroy Barney. K. Future Perfect _____12) Steve collects bugs, worms, and spiders for fun. L. Future Perfect Progressive _____13) Your parents will be celebrating when you graduate college. _____14) Barack was traveling through the mountains for vacation. _____15) This quiz will have changed my English grade just enough for an A on my interim. For 16-20, Write the verb in the tense indicated in parentheses. 21) (persist; present) Mr. Brown _________________________________ to enforce the school rules. 22) (chant; future) Cheerleaders ____________________________________________ at the game. 23) (clutch; past progressive) Visitors ________________________ the lap bar on rollercoaster all day. 24) (jump, future progressive) My dog _____________________________ on my bed when I get home. 25) (help, past perfect) The Red Cross ___________________________________ veterans for years.

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