Tenses Questions and Answers

Tenses Questions​

Formula

Definition of Tenses

Tenses are a part of English Grammar that shows the time of action in a sentence. There are three basic tenses, namely present, past and future tense. Moreover, these have further divisions to determine mixed timings in the sentence.

Types

  • Present Tense – The sentences cover the action currently happening. The words in the true when spoken.
                                             Example: They go to office together.
  • Past Tense – The words were true. The sentences cover actions happened in the past.
                                     Example: They went to office together
  • Future Tense – The sentences cover action which are going to happen in the future. The words will be true in the future.
                                         Example: They will go to office together.

Tenses mostly rely on the verbs as they play a crucial part in determining the time of action in the sentence.

Rules

  • Simple Present & Continuous = Verb / Verb + s/es, is/am/are + verb + ing (gerund)

  • Simple Past & Continuous = Verb second form, was/were + verb + ing (gerund)

  • Simple Future & Continuous = Shall/will + verb, shall/will + be + verb + ing (gerund)

Question 1

Time: 00:00:00
Tomorrow at this time I ------------Queenstown.

Am reach

Am reach

Will reach

Will reach

Will be reaching

Will be reaching

Was reached

Was reached

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Question 2

Time: 00:00:00
Tom said he-----------pick me up from college.

Would

Would

Should

Should

Will

Will

Shall

Shall

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Question 3

Time: 00:00:00
Jack’s mother asked him to call her when he -------time.

Have

Have

Had

Had

Is having

Is having

Will have

Will have

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Question 4

Time: 00:00:00
The GPS will guide you wherever you ---------.

Went

Went

Go

Go

Going

Going

Are going

Are going

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Question 5

Time: 00:00:00
You ------- from cold if you keep getting drenched in rains.

Will catch

Will catch

Should catch

Should catch

Are catching

Are catching

Would catch

Would catch

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Question 6

Time: 00:00:00
Samantha------- in the kitchen when her husband called.

Was working

Was working

Is working

Is working

Were working

Were working

Is working

Is working

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Question 7

Time: 00:00:00
Jack-------his entire childhood in a hostel.

Spent

Spent

Spending

Spending

Was spending.

Was spending.

Is spending

Is spending

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Question 8

Time: 00:00:00
The fire alarm -------as soon as the fire broke in the house.

Buzz

Buzz

Buzzed

Buzzed

Was buzzing

Was buzzing

Buzzes

Buzzes

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Question 9

Time: 00:00:00
Sheela tried a little curry while cooking, to see how it-------.

Is tasting

Is tasting

Tastes

Tastes

Tasted

Tasted

Taste

Taste

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Question 10

Time: 00:00:00
We -----our clothes when we were young.

Washed

Washed

Were washing

Were washing

Has wash

Has wash

Wash

Wash

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Question 11

Time: 00:00:00
Michael can’t write the exam because he --------- his right hand.

have injured

have injured

injury

injury

injure

injure

None

None