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Class 4 Tenses Exercise

THE SIMPLE PRESENT TENSE

Question 1) Fill in the blanks with the correct forms of the verbs given in brackets.

  1. Mr Tom _________ (teach) us English and History.
  2. The pastry shop ________ (close) at 8 every evening.
  3. They _________ (know) the answer to all the questions.
  4. Many animals _____________(depend) on trees for food.
  5. Anna and Alex ___________ (decorate) the Christmas tree every year.

Question 2) Complete the following sentences using the simple present tense form of the given in brackets.

  1. Sid always …………………. (clean) the dishes after eating.
  2. The show…………………….(start) at 7 p.m.and …………….(end) at 9 p.m.
  3. These two puzzle pieces……………………(not fit)
  4. My sister and my brother………………….(not eat) meat.
  5. The train ……………………..(leave) in five minutes.
  6. Rohan…………………(want) to go home during the summer vacation.

THE PRESENT CONTINUOUS TENSE

Question 3) Fill in the blanks with the ing from of the verbs given in brackets. Add is, am, or are. One has been done for you.

  1. The famers  are working  in the field. (work)
  2. The ship _____________to Japan. (sail)
  3. We ___________a new concept in Science. (learn)
  4. I __________ a letter to my cousin. (write)
  5. The crows __________ a kitten away. (chase)
  6. My uncle ___________a new watch for me. (buy)

Question 4) Complete the following sentences using the simple present or the present continuous forms of the verbs in brackets..

  1. The stars  are shining  (shine) quite brightly today.
  2. The band……………..(play) my favorite song!
  3. I……………….(eat) lots of fruit every day.
  4. Raghu always………….(read) very fast. He…………..(read) on the verandah right now.
  5. Australia usually……………..(win) the cup every year. But the English team…………(play) really well right now.
  6. I usually……………(bath) in cold water. Today, I……………..(bath)in hot water because it is quite cold.

THE PRESENT PERFECT TENSE

Question 5) Complete these sentences using the Present perfect tense. One has been done for you. 

  1. The boy  has lost  his way. (lose)
  2. I ________this movie twice. (watch)
  3. Mr. and Mrs Roy ___________ to India. (return)
  4. The mechanic ___________ the car. (fix)
  5. Ron _____________his home work. (finish)

THE SIMPLE PAST TENSE

Question 6) Complete these sentences with the past continuous form of the verbs in brackets.  Don’t forget to add was or were. One has been done for you.

  1. The cat  was crossing  the road when a car appeared. (cross)
  2. They saw a snake while they ___________ in the field. (walk)
  3. I _________when the phone rang. (sleep)
  4. The driver found a wallet when he __________ his taxi. (clean)
  5. Jack __________orange juice while doing his home work. (drink)

THE SIMPLE PAST TENSE

Question 7) Complete the sentence with the simple past forms of the verbs in the brackets.

  1. Purnima ……………..(travel) all over the country last year . 
  2. Rohan ………………(ship) on a banana peel yesterday.
  3. Lalit ………………(paint) beautiful picture of the sunset for the  event.
  4. It was a very difficult  time for Tarika when  her dog …………(die).
  5. Jasbir………….(plan) a surprise birthday party for Sweta last year.
  6. Sourabh …………….(stop) on the way and ……….(visit) a museum.

THE FUTURE TENSE

Question 8) Complete the following sentences in future time with the help of the verbs in the brackets.

  1. Mukul  will leave  (leave) for the summer camp tomorrow. 
  2. I…………….(not listen) to rumors about other people.
  3. There ……………..(not be) any more sequels to this film.
  4. They ……….(visit) the museum next week?
  5. We………… (take) the baby along?
  6. Manu………….(submit) the report tomorrow.
  7. She…………..(go) to the United States next month?
  8. They………………(not participate) in the marathon.