Present, past and past participle forms | CBSE English grammar

Complete the following sentences.

1. It has been several years since I last —————— him.

a) see
b) saw
c) had seen

2. He ——————– to his mother every week.

a) writes
b) write
c) is written

3. The inscription has ——————- away in several places.

a) worn
b) wear
c) wore

4. Has the warning bell —————–?

a) rang
b) rung
c) ring

5. The old beggar was —————— by a mad dog.

a) bitten
b) bite
c) bit

6. Marlowe was killed in a —————– brawl.

a) drunk
b) drunken
c) drank

7. We couldn’t have —————- a better day for the picnic.

a) chose
b) chosen
c) choosen

8. In a fit of rage, she —————— up the letter.

a) tore
b) torn
c) teared

9. They could not succeed in salvaging the —————— ship.

a) sunk
b) sunken
c) sank

10. He —————— us goodbye.

a) bid
b) bade
c) bidden

Answers

1. It has been several years since I last saw him.

2. He writes to his mother every week.

3. The inscription has worn away in several places.

4. Has the warning bell rung?

5. The old beggar was bitten by a mad dog.

6. Marlowe was killed in a drunken brawl.

7. We couldn’t have chosen a better day for the picnic.

8. In a fit of rage, she tore up the letter.

9. They could not succeed in salvaging the sunken ship.

10. He bade us goodbye.

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