Tenses quiz

April 16, 2011pdf

Fill in the blanks with appropriate forms of the verb.

1.       I realized that we ……………………….. before.

a)      met
b)      had met
c)       have met
d)      will meet

2.       When I arrived at the party, Jane …………………. home.

a)      had already gone
b)      already gone
c)       will already go
d)      already go

3.       I wondered who ……………………. the door open.

a)      had left
b)      would leave
c)       left
d)      was leaving

4.       For over 900 years, the castle …………………… on the hill.

a)      has stood
b)      had stood
c)       stood
d)      is standing

5.       I thought I ———————– the parcel a week before.

a)      had sent
b)      would sent
c)       sent
d)      was sending

6.       If I had gone to university, I ……………………. law.

a)      would study
b)      would have studied
c)       had studied
d)       studied

7.       As soon as I had put the phone down it …………………… rain.

a)      rung
b)      ring
c)       rang
d)      would ring

8.       When I got there the house …………………….. down.

a)      had been pulled
b)      had pulled
c)       pulled
d)      was pulling

9.       It …………………….. since last Saturday.

a)      has been raining
b)      has rained
c)       is raining
d)      had been raining

10.   If you ……………………. he would have come.

a)      had asked
b)      have asked
c)       asked
d)      would ask

Answers

1.       had met

2.       had already left

3.       had left

4.       has stood

5.       had sent

6.       would have studied

7.       rang

8.       had been pulled

9.       has been raining

10.   had asked

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