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Mixed Tenses Quiz


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We _______________ for going home when it began to rain.

A. have prepared

B. are preparing

C. were preparing

D. will be preparing


John _________________ in the same house since he left school.

A. has lived

B. had lived

C. lived

D. was living


When I got home I found that water ________________ down the kitchen walls.

A. was running

B. had been running

C. has run

D. ran


You had better _____ up to reality and stop all your daydreaming.

A. face

B. faced

C. faces

D. facing


The manager ________________ the store before I arrived.

A. had closed

B. was closed

C. has closed

D. closed


The minute Clanice reached home, she ________ flat on her bed and dozed off.

A. lay

B. lied

C. lain

D. laid


Yu En _______ the dog a wash when the telephone rang.

A. is giving

B. was giving

C. will have given

D. has been giving


Tom ________________ before we arrive there.

A. had left

B. has left

C. leaves

D. will have left


I ______ go to the library tomorrow as I need to return this book.

A. am going

B. will

C. shall

D. shall not


What are you doing next week? I………………..a conference in Viene!

A. have

B. am having

C. will have


She ……………………….an old photo while she was searching for the dress.

A. was finding

B. found

C. founded


Uncle Soh has never toured Japan before, and he will be ______ there for a holiday next year.

A. fly

B. flew

C. flown

D. flying


Your father ______ you your birthday present, hasn’t he?

A. gives

B. gave

C. is giving

D. has given


While I ……………………………. I met my old friend

A. was going to the cinema

B. went to the cinema

C. I go to the cinema


Jing Wei _______ for Sharon for over an hour, but she still has not arrived.

A. has been waiting

B. is waiting

C. had been waiting

D. have been waiting


The burglar ______ quietly around the living room when he accidentally knocked over a vase.

A. is creeping

B. are creeping

C. was creeping

D. had crept


We got up late and …………………….home at 9.00.

A. leaved

B. was leaving

C. left


………………….toasts for breakfast?

A. Does she eat

B. Is she eating

C. Does she eats


The soldiers were no longer hungry. They _______ a heavy lunch at noon.

A. were eaten

B. have eaten

C. were eating

D. had eaten


Ayden ______ on the sofa to watch television an hour ago.

A. lain

B. laid

C. lied

D. lay


I ______________ you this book when I meet you tomorrow.

A. is giving

B. will give

C. give

D. has given


I ………………..in Rome a year ago

A. didn’t be

B. was

C. were


Please send us a postcard as soon as you ________________ in London.

A. arrived

B. will arrive

C. is going to arrive

D. arrive


I had prepared dinner before I __________________ to work.

A. went

B. had gone

C. was going

D. is going


Did Miss Soh and her students _____ one of the best performances last week?

A. watch

B. watched

C. watching

D. were watching




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