Tenses exercise for classes 9 and 10

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Complete the following sentences using appropriate tense forms of the verb given in the brackets.

1. The minister ----------------------- (collapse) during his speech.

2. I ------------------------- (learn) music for 5 years while I was a child.

3. When I reached home I found that water ------------------------- (run) down the walls.

4. I ----------------------- him six times. (phone)

5. When I was a child we --------------------- (live) in Kerala.

6. I can't walk because I ---------------------- (break) my leg.

7. Israel -------------------- (invade) Palestine.

8. He ------------------------- (travel) in Europe a lot, so he knows many things about the continent.

9. We ------------------------ (learn) nothing from all the wars in history.

10. Who ----------------------- (tell) you this?

Answers

1. The minister collapsed during his speech.

2. I learnt music for 5 years while I was a child.

3. When I reached home I found that water was running down the walls.

4. I phoned him six times.

5. When I was a child we lived in Kerala.

6. I can't walk because I have broken my leg.

7. Israel has invaded Palestine.

8. He has traveled in Europe a lot, so he knows many things about the continent.

9. We have learned nothing from all the wars in history. (Strictly speaking, the simple past is also correct here.)

10. Who told you this?

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