Tenses exercise

June 16, 2014pdf

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate verb form.

1. He …………………. at six o’clock.

a) is getting up

b) gets up

c) Either could be used here

2. God ……………….. us all.

a) love

b) loves

c) is loving

3. My dad ………………… for Delhi tomorrow.

a) leaves

b) is leaving

c) Either could be used here

4. She …………………… a book now.

a) reads

b) is reading

c) has been reading

d) All of these could be used here

5. I ………………. just ……………….. a call from him.

a) am, receiving

b) have, received

c) am, received

6. They ………………….. each other for five years.

a) know

b) knew

c) have known

7. I …………………… the Eiffel Tower.

a) saw

b) have seen

c) had seen

8. He ……………………… in Singapore since 1995.

a) is working

b) has been working

c) has worked

9. The train …………………… five hours late.

a) arrived

b) is arrived

c) had arrived

10. When I was a student, I ……………….. hard to pay my tuition fee.

a) was working

b) worked

c) have worked

Answers

1. He gets up at six o’clock.

2. God loves us all.

3. My dad leaves / is leaving for Delhi tomorrow.

4. She is reading a book now.

5. I have just received a call from him.

6. They have known each other for five years.

7. I have seen the Eiffel Tower.

8. He has been working / has worked in Singapore since 1995.

9. The train arrived five hours late.

10. When I was a student, I worked hard to pay my tuition fee.

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