Present vs Past: Simple, Continuous or Perfect

This is a multiple-choice exercise to practise the following verb forms: Present Simple, Present Continuous, Present Perfect, Past Simple, Past Continuous & Past Perfect.

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Present vs Past: Simple, Continuous or Perfect (Multiple Choice)

Mixed Verb Forms: Intermediate / B1 Level

Choose the correct form of the verb to complete the gaps in the sentences.

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_____ you ______ (do) an English grammar exercise right now?

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I ______ (not believe) you _____ (do) your homework by yourself.

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She ______ (already see) the movie 3 times.

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What ______ you _____ (think) about? You look worried.

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____ the postman _____ (come) yet?

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What ______ your mother _____ (do)? She's an English teacher.

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I ______ (never eat) rabbit before I ______ (come) to Malta on holiday.

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What ____ you ______ (do) at 11p.m. last night?

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What time _____ you _____ (get up) this morning?

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When she called, I _____ (have) a shower.

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These days, most children ______ (spend) too much time on their telephones.

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We stopped playing the match because it _____ (rain) too hard to play.

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We _____ (book) our holiday last week.

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He ____ (clean) the house by the time she _____ (get) home. It looked fantastic.

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We couldn't go skiing because it ______ (snow) enough.

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I couldn't see anything because I _____ (not wear) my glasses.

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She ______ (do) her homework at the moment.

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We ________ (not be) on holiday for 2 years.

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How long _____ she _____ (work) here? Quite a long time. Almost 10 years.

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She ________ (know) her husband since she was a child.

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We _____ (can not get) a table at the restaurant last night because we _____ (not booked). It was full.

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Don't eat that fish, if you ________ (not like) it.

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Would you like a cup of coffee? Yes, please. I ______ (not have) one yet this morning.

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We ______ (do) three English exercises in class yesterday.

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We ______ (think) it's a great idea to _____ (have) a party for her birthday.

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We can't buy anything. We _________ (already spend)

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I _____ (hurt) my foot when _____ (play) football yesterday.

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The children _____ (play) in the garden while I _____ (make) dinner.

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I _______ (just / borrow) a great book from the library. I can't wait to read it.

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She ______ (put) the lasagne in the oven. It will be ready in half an hour.

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He's a very good student. He _____ (never fail) an exam.

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I ______ (make) pizza for dinner tonight! Great! I _____ (love) pizza. It's my favourite.

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The train usually ______ (arrive) at 5p.m. but it's late today.

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We won the match because we _____ (train) every day.

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When she ______ (arrive), the party ______ (already start).

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He _____ (study) for his English exam. I think he will do very well.

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The police _____ (give) him a ticket because he _____ (not wear) a seatbelt.

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The teacher _____ (tell) the students not to shout when the headmaster walked into the classroom.

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We ______ (go) to Paris in 2017.

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How long ______ you ______ (know) her? We ______ (be) friends for 15 years.

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She ______ (be) to London twice this year.

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_____ your husband ______ (know) how to use a computer?

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She ______ (have) a great time on this holiday. She _____ (like) everything.

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Shall we go home now? No, let's stay on the beach. My bathing suit _______ (dry) yet.

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How often ____ you ____ (eat) junk food? Not very often.

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We always ______ (get) a takeaway pizza on Fridays but this week we ______ (get) hamburgers.

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I _______ (never try) the Spotify app. Have you?

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How much ______ your English course _______ (cost)?

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I _____ (watch) T.V. in the living room when she came home.

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How long _____ have ______ (live) in this house? For 20 years now.

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When the rain _____ (start), we _____ (already return) to our hotel.

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We ______ (go) to the beach very often. We don't like swimming.

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