Class 8 Tenses Exercise
Question 1) Fill in the blanks with the Present Continuous form of the verb given in the brackets.
The dog is happy. It _________ its tail. (wag)
He ________ for the exams right now. ( prepare-negative)
_________ you ________ to the fair with us? (come)
My sister _________ at home these days. (stay)
I __________ at church today evening. (sing)
Question 2) Fill in the blanks with Present Perfect Tense as directed in the brackets.
I _________ the manuscript in detail. (Study- positive)
You __________ me to bring the documents along. (ask- positive)
He _________ any chocolates for the last five years. (eat-negative)
Where is that cat? _______ it ________ again? (disappear-interrogative)
We __________ a single fish all morning. (catch – negative)
Question 3) Fill in the blanks with Present Perfect Continuous Tense from the verbs given in the brackets.
Anand was very tired because he _________ (jog) for over an hour.
Tina and Shabnam passed the test as they _________ (attend) the classes regularly.
We did not go for swimming yesterday as it _________ (rain) continuously.
Reena looks nice as she _________ (go) to the gym regularly.
I ________ (write) a biography on his life.
Question 4) Complete the paragraph with the Simple Past form of the verbs given in the brackets.
The Aztec Empire (flourish) ___________ between 1345 and 1521 CE. It (cover) __________ majority of the Central America. Aztec warriors (dominate) ________ all the neighboring states. They (trade) __________ with nearly countries. Their art and architecture (rank) ____________ among the world’s best.
Question 5) Fill in the blanks with Past Perfect Tense as directed in the brackets.
Within a few days, I __________ all my money. (spend- positive)
A farmer ________ a huge loan. (take- positive)
She ________ since sunrise. (eat-negative)
_______ they _______ for a meeting? (gather- interrogative)
I was tired as I __________ for two nights. (sleep-negative)
Question 6) Fill in the blanks with Future Continuous forms of the verb given in the brackets.
The boy _______ in the afternoon. (sleep)
What ______ you _______ today? (do)
It _______ heavily. (rain)
The birds _______ in the morning. (chirp)
The dogs _______ at night. (bark- negative)