Grammar Quiz

Grammar (was, were, could, could not) Quiz


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Peter__________play tennis last Monday: he had broken his arm!

A. could

B. couldn’t


In 1900, people________ watch T.V.

A. could

B. couldn’t


Yesterday, Peter_________do that exercise alone. So, he called me for help.

A. could

B. couldn’t


In 1945, people _________ play video games.

A. could

B. couldn’t


The water _________ very cold yesterday.

A. was

B. were

C. is

D. are


We_________open the door: it was locked from the inside!

A. could

B. couldn’t


When I was young, I_______play the guitar: it was too difficult for me!

A. could

B. couldn’t

C. i don’t know


When his mother was young, she_________skate but she can’t do it any longer.

A. could

B. couldn’t


JIM AND JACK ________ FRIENDS

A. WAS

B. WERE


When Ann was a teenager, she__________watch a horror film: it was too frightening for her!

A. could

B. couldn’t


HE __________ WORKING HARD

A. WAS

B. WERE


In 1950, people_________use mobile phones.

A. could

B. couldn’t


Yesterday’s homework ______ difficult. 

A. was

B. are

C. is

D. were


SHE ___________ IN USA LAST MONTH

A. WAS

B. WERE


Peter__________play tennis last Monday: he had broken his arm!

A. could

B. couldn’t


My parents _______ angry last night because I _____ late.

A. were / were

B. was / was

C. was / were

D. were / was


In 1900, people________ watch T.V.

A. could

B. couldn’t


Pamela ____ in the office until 11:00. Oscar and Kevin ____ home.

A. was / were

B. were / was

C. was/ are

D. are/ were


When Ann was a teenager, she__________watch a horror film: it was too frightening for her!

A. could

B. couldn’t


They _____ late because the train ______ late.

A. were, was

B. are, was

C. was, were

D. were, is


Mozart___________play the piano when he was 5.

A. could

B. couldn’t


In 1945, people _________ play video games.

A. could

B. couldn’t


Mary’s grandfather________play chess and he was the best!

A. could

B. couldn’t




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