English Grammar Tense Worksheet

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1.| | He ______ for many years despite the doctor's warning.| | | | | | | | |
| | (A)| smoke| |
| | (B)| had smoked| |
| | (C)| smokes| |
| | (D)| had been smoked| |
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2.| | Father ______ to take us to the circus but he put if off when Mother fell ill.| | | | | | | | |
| | (A)| had promised| |
| | (B)| promises| |
| | (C)| had been promised| |
| | (D)| had been promising| |
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3.| | By the time he left school, he ______ a job in a firm.| | | | | | | | |
| | (A)| have found| |
| | (B)| had found| |
| | (C)| had been finding| |
| | (D)| had been found| |
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4.| | If we ______ for directions, we would not have lost our way.| | | | | | | | |
| | (A)| had asked| |
| | (B)| asked| |
| | (C)| had been asking| |
| | (D)| had been asked| |
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5.| | He said that he ______ the movie before.|
| | | | | | | |
| | (A)| seen| |
| | (B)| have seen| |
| | (C)| had seen| |
| | (D)| had been seeing| |
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6.| | The police ______ many people but they had not come up with any concrete evidence yet.| | | | | | | | |
| | (A)| questioned| |
| | (B)| was questioning| |
| | (C)| questioned| |
| | (D)| had been questioning| |
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7.| | When I ______ my hands, I sat down to have my dinner.| | | | | | | | |
| | (A)| washed| |
| | (B)| had washed| |
| | (C)| have washed| |
| | (D)| had been washing| |
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8.| | She wouldn't have screamed if you _____ the living daylights out of her.| | | | | |
| | (A)| didn't frighten| |
| | (B)| don't frighten| |
| | (C)| hadn't frightened| |
| | (D)| haven't frightened| |
9.| | She ______ always ______ about the pressure of work.| | | | | | | | |
| | (A)| was ... complained| |
| | (B)| was ... complaining| |
| | (C)| was ... being complained| |
| | (D)| has ... complaining| |
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10.| | The players ______ of the cancellation of the match.| | | | | | | | |
| | (A)| were not informed| |
| | (B)| were not informing| |
| | (C)| not informed| |
| | (D)| had informed| |
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11.| | When the headmaster ______ into the classroom, the students ______ an essay.| | | | | | | | |
| | (A)| was walking; were writing| |
| | (B)| walked; were writing| |
| | (C)| walked; wrote| |
| | (D)| was walking; wrote| |
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12.| | While their parents ______ plans, the children ______ eagerly.| | | | | | | | |
| | (A)| were making; were listened| |
| | (B)| were making, were listening| |
| | (C)| made; listening| |
| | (D)| was making; listened| |
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13.| | Beef ______ at a very low price at the market this morning.| | | | | | | | |
| | (A)| was being sold| |
| | (B)| selling| |
| | (C)| been sold| |
| | (D)| will be selling| |
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14.| | The little girl ______ on a stool and ______ to reach for the cup on the table.| | | | | | | | |
| | (A)| stood; tried| |
| | (B)| was standing; tried| |
| | (C)| stood; was trying| |
| | (D)| stood; was tried| |
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15.| | ______ you ______ the blind man who was knocked down by a car.| | | | | | | | |
| | (A)| Were ... helping| |
| | (B)| Were ... helped| |
| | (C)| Did .. help| |
| | (D)| Have ... helped| |
16.| | He ______ a pair of dark glasses when I saw him.| | | | | | | | |
| | (A)| wore| |...
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