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Fill in the blanks exercise based on tenses with answers

Fill in the blanks exercise based on tenses with answers

Fill in the blanks correctly.

(Based on tenses) (with answers)

Q1. Only one of the boys……………….. not done the home-work given yesterday.

(a) have

(b) has

(c) can

(d) could

Q2.  It is time we…….…………..with determination.

(a) act

(b) acted

(c) have acted

(d) will act

Q3. When the thief entered the house, the inmates  ……………. in the  hall.

(a) were slept

(b) were sleeping

(c) slept

(d) had been sleeping

Q4. The thief explained how he …………………….from the jail.

(a) escapes

(b) had escaped

(c) escaped

(d) has escaped

Q5. They did not know where they………from.

(a) had come

(b) have come

(c) has come

(d) come

Fill in the blanks exercise based on tenses with answers
Q6. Madhu has not been able to recall where…………………………..

(a) Does she live

(b) She lived

(c) Did she live

(d) Lived the girl

Q7. When he died, Ramanujan……………………….behind three notebooks.

(a) was leaving

(b) had left

(c) left

(d) leaves

Q8. All the applicants…………… and the results will be announced next week.

(a) rank

(b) are to rank

(c) are to be ranked

(d) are ranking

Q9. Tourists always enjoyed………………….. the setting Sun in the Darjeeling  hills.

(a) to watch

(b) watching

(c) in seeing

(d) seeing

Q10. Ramappa……………………… as the mayor of the town and he will assume charge this Friday.

(a) elects

(b) elected

(c) is elected

(d) is electing

Q11. Just as in a family it is the willing cooperation of its members that………………happiness and contentment, so is it in the larger family of the nation.

(a) brought

(b) will bring

(c) brings

(d) bought

Q12. The old man could not remember where he……… his money.

(a) deposits

(b) is depositing

(c) had deposited

(d) will deposit

Q13. Hamid……………………..in Mumbai for three years when his parents came to visit.

(a) has lived

(b) had lived

(c) was living

(d) had been living.

Q14. Two years have passed since he……………………….here.

(a) has come

(b) come

(c) came

(d) had come

Q15. Will those of you who have objections to this proposal………. put up your hands, please ?

(a) discussed

(b) being discussed

(c) having discussed

(d) discussing

Q16. She had frequent toothaches.So she decided to…………………………

(a) remove her teeth

(b) removing her teeth

(c) have her teeth removed

(d) having her teeth removed

Q17. The mechanic…………………….. the vehicle since this morning.

(a) repaired

(b) repairing

(c) has been repairing

(d) will be repairing

Q18. If I had worked here, I…………………..very high marks in the examination.

(a) scored

(b) would score

(c) could score

(d) would have scored

Q19. I got used ………………………on the right when I was in the U.S. for two years.

(a) driving

(b) to drive

(c) to driving

(d) by driving

Q20. Had you told me earlier I …………………….. the meeting.

(a) had attended

(b) have attended

(c) attended

(d) would have attended

Q21. There will be a rush for seats when the train……………………………

(a)will arrive

(b) arrived

(c) is arriving

(d) arrives

Q22. By the time I reach America, it…………………….morning.

(a) is

(b) would be

(c) must be

(d) was

Q23.  She feared that she……………………………..

(a) will fail

(b) may fail

(c) might have fail

(d) would fail

Q24. I was washing my face as the insect ……………….. quietly into the bedroom.

(a) crept

(b) creeps

(c) was creeping

(d) has crept

Q25. During the recent floods two thirds of our city ………………. in ruins. .

(a) are

(b) were

(c) is

(d) was

Q26. I have………………………….. Lakshmi  for the past twelve years.

(a) know

(b) knew

(c) known

(d) knows

Q27. The engineers ……………………….this bridge since last year.

(a) have repaired

(b) had repaired

(c) have been repairing

(d) are repairing

Q28. If I had helped him, he …………………

(a) will not be drowned

(b) would not be drowned

(c) will not have drowned

(d) would not have drowned

Q29. The housewife…………………….cakes burning, and ran to switch off the oven.

(a) smell

(b) smells

(c) smelt

(d) smelling

Q30. If you had followed the rules, you………………………. disqualified.

(a) will not be

(b) would not be

(c) will not have been

(d) would not have been

Q31. The farmers ……………..their farms, if they had known that a thunderstorm was approaching.

(a) will leave

(b) would leave

(c) will have left

(d) would have left.

Q32. ………………… you hear the President’s speech ?

(a) Have

(b) Has

(c) Had

(d) Did

Q33. I ……………………to the movies with some friends last night.

(a) have gone

(b) went

(c) am gone

(d) am going

Q34. If I……………………….a doctor, I would serve the poor,

(a) am

(b) had been

(c) were

(d) was

Q35. The plane will take off when the thunderstorm……………………….

(a) stops

(b) stopped

(c) would stop

(d) will stop

Q36. When the doctor………………………….; the patient was already……………………………..

(a) arrived ; died

(b) arrived ; dead

(c) arrive ; dead

(d) arriving ; dying

Q37. If you litter, you……………………….to pay a fine.

(a) will have

(b) would have

(c) will had

(d) would had

Fill in the blanks exercise based on tenses with answers
Fill in the blanks exercise based on tenses with answers

Q38. The life-guard would not let the children………………… at the deep end of the pool.

(a) swims

(b) swim

(c) swam

(d) to swim

Q39. The audience watched the clowns…………………………..

(a) performs

(b) perform

(c) performed

(d) are performing

Q40. We shall go for a picnic if the weather……………………..good.

(a) is

(b) was

(c) has been

(d) had been

Q41. I………………….hard to establish the validity of the theory from morning.

(a) have been trying

(b) had tried

(c) tried

(d) am trying.

Q42. I wish I…………………………her to clean the room.

(a) have asking

(b) have asked

(c) asked

(d) had asked

Q43. Simon  ……………………..very polite at the moment, because he wants to make a good impression.

(a) was being

(b) has been

(c) is behaving

(d) is being.

Q44. Had I saved money, I …………………………..a new car.

(a) will purchase

(b) would purchase

(c) would have purchased

(d) purchased

Q45. He told me that he ………………………the movie.

(a) is watched

(b) was watched

(c) had watched

(d) not watched

Q46. The railway coaches………………………….by the Integral Coach Factory, Chennai.

(a) is manufactured

(b) are manufactured

(c) are manufacture

(d) is being manufactured

Q47. The car broke down and we……………………get a taxi.

(a) were to

(b) are to

(c) had to

(d) have to

Q48. He said I………………….use his car when ever I wanted.

(a) could

(b) can

(c) will

(d) would

Q49. While he was working at the site, a block of wood suddenly…………his right  shoulder.

(a) was hitted

(b) was hit

(c) had  hitted

(d) hit

Q50. In the tragic incident, none of the  passengers……………………….

(a) could survived

(b) survive

(c) survived

(d) is surviving

Q51. I asked him for some paper, but he……………………..

(a) had not

(b) has not

(c) had none

(d) has none

Q52. Did the child………………….. from the  chair?

(a) fell

(b) fallen

(c) falling

(d) fall

Q53. Work hard so that you………………………….

(a) shall get good marks

(b) get good marks

(c) may get good marks

(d) should get good marks.

Q54. The officer …………………. the car to speak to the driver.

(a) stops

(b) has stopped

(c) stopped

(d) had stopped

Q55. Thank God! We reached on time. If there ………. jam on the highway, we would be/would have been late for reception.

(a) had been

(b) would have been

(c) was

(d) were

Q56. If you ………… me up earlier, we would have gone there together.

(a) woke

(b) had woken

(c) wake

(d) wakes

Q57. Last night the residents ………….. to discuss the occurrence of theft in the locality.

(a) assembled

(b) had assembled

(c) have assembled

(d) were assembling

Q58. The students decided to donate blood after they ………… the plight of the injured in various accidents in a documentary film.

(a) saw

(b) had seen

(c) had been seen

(d) had been seeing

Q59. The newspaper ………… seven cases of gruesome crime in the city yesterday.

(a) reported

(b) has reported

(c) had reported

(d) have reported

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Q60. An enquiry committee has been formed as devastating poverty and indebtedness …………..farmers in the country to commit suicide.

(a) forced

(b) have forced

(c) force

(d) forces

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