Monday, October 31, 2011

English Grammar (Quiz on Verbs and Tenses)

English Grammar
 (Quiz on Verbs and Tenses)
Fill in the blanks by writing the appropriate tense form of the verb given in brackets. Also name the tense form filled here.

1. Fashion is important to Shyam, so he always _______________ the latest and most popular poaching style. (to select)

2. While Radha_______________ new clothes, her fashion consultant is busy on the sidelines,
recommending stripes and long 'kurtas' to minimize the bulge factor. (to buy)

3. Shyam hopes that the next fashion fad _______________ a more mature, oval figure like his own. (to flatter)

4. She once _______________ a purple suede pantsuit, which clashed with her orange “I Love Motorcycles” tattoo. (to purchase)



5. Two minutes after she received the award, Maya _______________ it on a shelf next to her “Best Dressed, Considering” medal. (to place)

6. Rita _______________ it to me in detail yesterday. (to explain)

7. Rima _______________ an acceptance speech, but the “Leader of the Year” title went to
Henna instead. (to prepare)

8. Mike _______________ on thin ice for two hours when he heard the first crack. (to skate)

9. Reema _____________ Shyam for years about his smoking habits, but he just won’t listen.
(to warn)

10. Garima _____________ to speak to Mickey ever since he declared that “a little thin ice”
shouldn’t scare anyone. (to refuse)

Answers:
1. selects (present tense)
2. is buying or buys (present or present continuous)
3. will flatter (future tense, hint: see word next)
4. purchased (simple past).
5. placed (simple past, hint: after she received.)
6. explained (simple past, hint: yesterday)
7. had prepared (past perfect, hint: two events happened in past).
8. had been skating (past perfect continuous)
9. has been warning
10. has refused (present perfect, hint:present past link here)

2 comments:

  1. Not bad but need "check answers" and "show answers" options for being sure that , the line is which you have answered is correct or wrong. Need more standard sentences for better preparation.

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  2. Not bad but need "check answers" and "show answers" options for being sure that , the line is which you have answered is correct or wrong. Need more standard sentences for better preparation.

    ReplyDelete