English Language Study Tenses Exercise No. 1 & 2

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EXERCISE 1

 Direction: In this exercise, each sentence has a blank space. To fill in the blank, choose the correct verb from the choice given:

1.The fire ……………..the huts before the fire brigade came.

(A) had burnt               (B) will burn

(C) has burnt               (D) bums

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2. I have ………………..my work.

(A) do                          (B) does

(C) will do                    (D) done

3. Don’t make a noise, she …………….

 (A) sleep                     (B) will sleep

 (C) is sleeping            (D) none

4. Will you go ……………..a movie ?

 (A) to see                    (B) seen

(C) to seeing                (D) none

5. They …………..to Shimla last year.

(A) will go                    (B) have gone

 (C) will have gone      (D) none

6. He has been …………. the plants for two hours.

(A) watering                (B) watered

(C) waters                   (D) none 

7. He always ………….. up at 5 a.m.

(A) gets                        (B) will get

 (C) is getting up         (D) none

8. Since then a new housing estate………… built and it has become very noisy.

(A) has been                (B) was

(C) had                        (D) is

9. I hope they……….. this road by the time we come back next summer.

(A) shall have repaired (B) will have repaired

(C) would repair          (D) none

10. I have already ………..the Red Fort.

(A) saw                        (B) seen

(C) seeing                    (D) none

ANSWERS

1.(A)            2. (D)

3. (C)           4. (A)

5. (C)           6. (A)

7. (A)           8. (A)

9. (B)           10. (B)

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EXERCISE 2

 Direction: In this exercise, each sentence has a blank space. To fill in the blank, choose the correct verb from the choice given:

1.In a few years we all …………. in the houses heated by solar energy.

(A) will live                  (B) shall be living

(C) lived                       (D) shall have been living

2. I met Mohan when he………….. to the post office.

(A) is going                  (B) has gone

 (C) was going             (D) none

3. He………… us to go out in the boat yesterday.

 (A) does not allow      (B) allows

 (C) did not allow        (D) has not allowed

4. When I saw him he…………. a portrait.

 (A) is painting             (B) painted

(C) was painting          (D) had painting

5. The thief will have run away before the police…………..

 (A) comes                   (B) had come

 (C) came                    (D) none  




6. If they………… that picture lower, people would be able to see it.

 (A) hanged                 (B) hang

(C) hung                      (D) will hung 

7. This pen………… me Rs. 10.

 (A) costed                   (B) costs

(C) cost                        (D) will cost

8. My brother will visit Delhi when he…………… free.

(A) was free                (B) be

(C) is                            (D) will have been

9. If it rains the match…………. cancelled.

(A) be                          (B) will be

(C) will                                     (D) will have been

10. Unless I have a quiet room I…………. successful.

(A) would not be         (B) shall not be

 (C) have not been      (D) had not been

Answers:-

1.(B)          2. (C)

3. (C)         4. (C)

5. (A)         6. (C)

7. (C)         8. (C)

9. (B)         10. (B)

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