English Test: Verb Tenses

Test your VERB TENSES in English with this quiz.

Review the active form of the simple, continuous, perfect and perfect continuous tenses verb tenses in the present, past and future.

 

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English Test: Verb Tenses

Multiple-Choice VERB

Choose the correct verb tense to complete the gaps in the sentences.

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I had a shower while the baby _______ (sleep).

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He _______ (made) some pasta. If you want some, it's in the kitchen. It's still hot.

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I can't go out now. I am busy because I _________ (study) for my English test tomorrow.

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It's too late to go to the supermarket now. By the time we arrive, it ________ (close) already.

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How long _______ (you study) at university?.

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Is Mark here? No, he _______ to the supermarket.

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The teacher ______ (tell) the students about the test a month before she gave it to them.

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His clothes were filthy because he _______ (wear) them every day for the last two weeks.

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After he ________ (fix) his bike, he went for a cycle.

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Look at the clouds! It _______ (go) rain. Let's go inside.

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Does your mother speak English? ______

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_________ (you ever be) to New York? Yes, in 1990.

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What _______ (you do) tomorrow?

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What time shall we go? 6pm. I ________ (finish) working by then.

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At 5 o'clock this morning, I ________ (sleep).

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He hands were covered in paint because he __________ (paint).

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He ______ (believe) in God.

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Has Mark finished all his work? _____.

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Are you doing an English grammar exercise? _________.

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Parents _________ (look after) their children every day.

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Here's my homework! I __________ (just finish) it.

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Life _______ (be) hard in 1454.

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Do you think, you __________ (work) in the same job in 20 years?

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This evening, I ______ (see) Kim at the party.

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He _________ (try) but he couldn't pass the English exam.

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At this time tomorrow, I __________ (relax) in the sun on the beach.

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Who _______ (you talk) to when I ______ (buy) the vegetables?

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Her eyes were red because she _________ (cry).

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Tomorrow, we ________ (fly) to Australia. We leave at 10a.m.

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Have you seen the film 'Psycho'? _____.

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My back is hurting right now because I _______ (work) in the garden all morning.

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They ________ (complete) the project by the end of month.

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How long _______ (he know) about it?

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Where _______ (you buy) that shirt?

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She couldn't answer the question because she ________ (not know) the answer.

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He phoned when I __________ (make) dinner. That's why I burnt the chicken!

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Mark is very lucky. He _________ (travel) since the start of the year. He's been to 10 countries so far.

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The earth _______ (go) around the sun.

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He _____ (crash) the car because he ____ (not see) the red light.

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She ________ (be) ill for 2 weeks now.

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