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Uses of be

July 26th, 2016 in English Quiz

Uses of be

The auxiliary be has five forms – is, am, are, was and were.

The forms is, am and are are only used in the present tense whereas the forms was and were are used in the past tense.

Subject-verb agreement

July 25th, 2016 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using a verb that agrees with the subject.

1. The horse and carriage ………………. at the door.

a) is
b) are

Sentence transformation

July 23rd, 2016 in English Quiz

Sentences are given in the simple present tense. Change them into the simple past.

1. My father works at a bank.

2. He teaches English at a government school.

Gap fills

July 21st, 2016 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences.

1. I am glad …………………. school.

a) to have left
b) having left
c) Either could be used here

Ing forms or infinitives

July 18th, 2016 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using –ing forms or to-infinitives.

1. I started ………………….. when I was twenty.

a) to teach
b) teaching
c) Either could be used here

Do, does, did

July 13th, 2016 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate verb form.

1. At no time ……………….. lose his self-control.

a) he did
b) did he
c) didn’t he

Before and ago

July 8th, 2016 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using ago or before.

1. I think I have seen this film ………………

a) ago
b) before

2. His father died two years ………………