Tenses exercise | Intermediate level

Complete the following sentences using appropriate verb forms.

1. I —————– (know) that he would reject my offer.

2. She said nothing when I ——————- (ask) her what her problem —————– (be)

3. They ——————— (sleep) when burglars broke into their home.

4. I asked him where he ——————– (be) going.

5. Ever since I ——————– (leave) Kerala in 2002, I ———————— (live) in Mumbai.

6. I couldn’t meet him because he ——————— (already leave).

7. She was so angry that she ——————— at him. (yell)

8. My grandfather ——————— this home in 1965. (build)

9. If we start in the morning, we ——————— (reach) there by midnight.

10. She ——————— (look) around, but didn’t see anybody.

Answers

1. I knew that he would reject my offer.

2. She said nothing when I asked her what her problem was.

3. They were sleeping when burglars broke into their home.

4. I asked him where he was going.

5. Ever since I left Kerala in 2002, I have been living in Mumbai.

6. I couldn’t meet him because he had already left.

7. She was so angry that she yelled at him.

8. My grandfather built this home in 1965.

9. If we start in the morning, we will reach there by midnight.

10. She looked around, but didn’t see anybody.

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