Auxiliary verbs exercise

January 22, 2011pdf

Fill in the blanks with appropriate forms of be, have and do.

1. I will go to Chicago after I ——————– finished my work here.

a) has
b) have

c) had

2. She ——————– playing the piano when I entered her room.

a) was
b) is
c) has

3. The patient ——————- died before the doctor came.

a) has
b) did
c) had

4. —————— you ever been to Kashmir?

a) were
b) have
c) had

5. That is what he ——————— not seem to understand.

a) did
b) does
c) has

6. They ——————— say that they would pay up.

a) does
b) do

c) did

7. I will call you when dinner ——————– ready.

a) is
b) was
c) has

8. She asked where I ——————- going.

a) am
b) was
c) have

9. —————— you know where John lives?

a) have
b) do
c) does

10. I ——————– admit that I was wrong.

a) do
b) have
c) was

11. I always feed the dogs before I ——————- breakfast.

a) have
b) has

c) had

12. Before he —————- community service, he went to university.

a) did
b) had
c) has

13. After he ——————- finished school, he went to England.

a) had
b) has
c) did

14. We —————- to get a 10 per cent wage rise in May.

a) was
b) are
c) have

15. Why don’t you ——————– a good boy and sit down?

a) be
b) is
c) was

Answers

1. b) have
2. a) was
3. c) had
4. b) have
5. b) does
6. c) did
7. a) is
8. b) was
9. b) do
10. a) do
11. a) have
12. a) did
13. a) had
14. b) are
15. a) be

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