Tenses worksheet for class 10

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate verb form.

Gulliver was ………1…………. in the farmer’s house by his nine year old daughter who ……..2……. for his sleeping and clothing and also ……3……. him their language. As word spread that the farmer ……….4……….. a strange animal in the field, people ………5………. curious and a friend ………6……… to the farmer that Gulliver ……..7…….. on market day. The farmer ……..8………. at an inn which he ……….9…………. and after ………10…….. the innkeeper and making some necessary precautions, he ……..11……… the Town-Crier.

1. a) take care of; b) took care of; c) taken care of; d) taking care of

2. a) arranged; b) had arranged; c) was arranging; d) has arranged

3. a) teaching; b) taught; c) had taught; d) has taught

4. a) found; b) has found; c) had found; d) was finding

5. a)  became; b) has become; c) had become; d) were becoming

6. a) suggested; b) was suggested; c) had suggested; d) was suggesting

7. a) will be displayed; b) will display; c) should be displayed; d) displayed

8. a) alighted; b) alighting; c) was alighting; d) had alighted

9. a) used to frequenting; b) used frequenting; c) used to frequent; d) frequent

10. a) consulted; b) consulting; c) consult; d) had consulted

11. a) had hired; b) hired; c) was hiring; d) has hired

Answers

Gulliver was taken care of (1) in the farmer’s house by his nine year old daughter who arranged (2) for his sleeping and clothing and also taught (3) him their language. As word spread that the farmer had found (4) a strange animal in the field, people became (5) curious and a friend suggested (6) to the farmer that Gulliver should be displayed (7) on market day. The farmer alighted (8) at an inn which he used to frequent (9) and after consulting (10) the innkeeper and making some necessary precautions, he hired (11) the Town-Crier.

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