Tenses Questions and Answers

Tenses Questions and Answers

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.  On this page we’ll learn Tenses Questions and Answers – 

Relative Pronoun Questions

Types of Tenses – 

 
  • 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 for Tenses – 

 
  • 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)

Tenses

Rules for Tenses

Past Simple Tenses Subject + V2 + Object
Past Perfect Tense Subject + had + V3 + Object
Past Continuous Tenses Subject + was + V1 + ing + Object (Singular) Subject + were + V1 + ing + Object (Plural)
Past Perfect Continuous Tense Subject + had been + V1 + ing + Object
Present Simple Tenses Subject + V1 + s/es + Object (Singular) Subject + V1 + object (Plural)
Present Perfect Tense Subject + has + V3 + Object (Singular) Subject + have + V3 + Object (Plural)
Present Continuous Tenses Subject + is/am/are + V1 + ing + object
Present Perfect Continuous Tense Subject + has been + V1 + ing + Object (Singular) Subject + have been + V1 + ing + Object (Plural)
Future Simple Tenses Subject + will/shall + V1 + Object
Future Perfect Tense Subject + will have/shall have + V3 + Object
Future Continuous Tenses Subject + will be/shall be + V1 + ing + Object
Future Perfect Continuous Tense Subject + will have been + V1 + ing + Object
Here we have some practice questions for Tenses –

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.

Has

Has

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

will be working

will be 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.

has injured

has injured

will injure

will injure

injure

injure

have injured

have injured

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Question 12

Time: 00:00:00
The police -------the door to catch the thief

Broke

Broke

Break

Break

Were breaking

Were breaking

Would break

Would break

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Question 13

Time: 00:00:00
Being a fitness freak, I ------ for a walk cum jog every day.

Go

Go

Went

Went

Will go

Will go

Am going

Am going