Tenses exercise | Class 10 grammar worksheets

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate verb form.

1. I usually …………….. tea in the morning, but today I drank coffee.

a) drinks b) drink c) drank d) was drinking

2. Ram is one of the players who ………………. selected for the Test match.

a) has been b) have been c) is d) was

3. Each of the candidates ……………….. interviewed by the manager.

a) are b) were c) has been d) have been

4. We would rather ………………. than surrender.

a) be dying b) die c) died d) will die

5. Not …………….. in time, he did not get the job.

a) being applied b) applying c) having applied d) applied

6. ……………….. by the storm, we took shelter under a bridge.

a) driving b) drove c) driven d) none of these

7. She complained of ………………….. by her husband.

a) having been abused b) abused c) abusing d) having abused

8. We ……………… in this city for ten years.

a) lived b) have lived c) had lived d) were living

9. Did you ……………….. him?

a) recognized b) recognize c) were recognizing d) had recognized

10. No one ………………… what happened to her.

a) know b) knew c) had known d) be knowing

11. I could ………………. her if I wanted to.

a) have married b) marry c) married d) be marrying

12. Does he ………………… what he is doing?

a) understands b) understand c) understood d) have understood

Answers

1. I usually drink tea in the morning, but today I drank coffee.

2. Ram is one of the players who have been selected for the Test match.

3. Each of the candidates was interviewed by the manager.

4. We would rather die than surrender.

5. Not having applied in time, he did not get the job.

6. Driven by the storm, we took shelter under a bridge.

7. She complained of having been abused by her husband.

8. We have lived in this city for ten years.

9. Did you recognize him?

10. No one knew what happened to her.

11. I could have married her if I wanted to.

12. Does he understand what he is doing?

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