Beginning Level Tense Review Quiz

Printable Quiz for In-Class Use

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This quiz is for in-class use and does not have the answers provided.

  1. What ____________ you ____________ (do)? I'm studying.
    • do you do
    • are you doing
    • did you do
  2. ____________ you always ____________ (get up) at 7 o'clock?
    • Do you always get up
    • Are you always getting up
    • Do always you get up
  3. ____________ John ____________ (have, got) a motorbike?
    • Does John have got
    • Has John got
    • Have John got
  4. At the moment he ____________ (have) lunch.
    • is having
    • having
    • has
  1. John doesn't like playing football, but he ____________ (love) playing tennis.
    • is loving
    • love
    • loves
  2. Last winter he ____________ (go) by train from Rome to Paris.
    • goed
    • has gone
    • went
  3. Mary ____________ (not, be) at work at the moment. She's at home.
    • isn't being
    • isn't
    • doesn't be
  4. Next Tuesday my brother ____________ (go) to Rome.
    • went
    • goes
    • is going
  5. They ____________ (take) their children to Spain last year.
    • did take
    • took
    • taked
  6. What time ____________ he ____________ (arrive) home last Tuesday?
    • did he arrives
    • did he arrive
    • does he arrive
  7. He ____________ (work) on the computer at the moment.
    • is working
    • works
    • does work
  8. What ____________ they ____________ (do)? They're sleeping.
    • is they doing
    • are they doing
    • do they do
  9. When ____________ you ____________ (go) to Rome last year?
    • you went
    • did you go
    • did you went
  10. ____________ you ____________ (have, got) any brothers or sisters?
    • Has you got
    • Do you have got
    • Have you got
  11. John doesn't like going to the beach, but he ____________ (love) going to the park.
    • loves
    • doesn't love
    • is loving
  1. Next Saturday John ____________ (come) to visit his friends.
    • comes
    • is coming
    • will come
  2. Peter ____________ (be) on holiday now. He isn't at home.
    • will be
    • is
    • is going to be
  3. She ____________ (teach) her husband cooking last winter.
    • did teach
    • teached
    • taught
  4. ____________ he always ____________ (have) dinner at 7 o'clock?
    • Is he always having
    • Does he always has
    • Does he always have
  1. Last winter she ____________ (drive) to Germany.
    • drove
    • drived
    • did drive
  2. ____________ you ____________ (have, got) a good job?
    • Do you got
    • Have you got
    • Has you got
  3. Where ____________ she ____________ (study) English last year?
    • did she study
    • did she studied
    • has she studied
  4. Mary likes visiting friends, but she ____________ (like) talking on the telephone.
    • doesn't like
    • likes
    • isn't liking
  5. She ____________ (watch) a video at the moment.
    • watched
    • watches
    • is watching
  6. He ____________ (take) his friend to the theater last week.
    • tooked
    • has taken
    • took
  7. Mary ____________ (not, be) on holiday now. She's at home.
    • isn't
    • won't be
    • isn't being
  8. What ____________ you ____________ (do)? I'm playing the piano.
    • is you doing
    • do you do
    • are you doing
  9. Next Thursday my sister ____________ (visit) the new museum.
    • will visit
    • visits
    • is going to visit
  10. ____________ you always ____________ (finish) work at 5 o'clock?
    • Do you always finish
    • Are you always finishing
    • Did you always finished
  11. They ____________ (ride) the train to Sweden last summer.
    • did ride
    • rode
    • have ridden
  12. What ____________ you ____________ (do) this evening? I'm doing my homework.
    • will you do
    • do you do
    • are you doing
  13. ____________ she often ____________ (telephone) in the evening?
    • Does she often telephone
    • Is she often telephoning
    • Will she often telephones
  1. ____________ they ____________ (have, got) a car?
    • Have they got
    • Do they have got
    • Has they got
  2. At the moment they ____________ (read) a book.
    • are going to read
    • reads
    • are reading
  3. I ____________ (teach) my students about the USA yesterday.
    • taughted
    • taught
    • have taught
  4. Jennifer doesn't like working in the office, but she ____________ (love) working at home.
    • loves
    • doesn't love
    • isn't loving
  5. Next Wednesday my brother ____________ (have) dinner at that new restaurant.
    • is going to have
    • will have
    • has
  6. She ____________ (fly) to the USA last winter.
    • flied
    • has flown
    • flew
  7. Thomas ____________ (not, be) at the office tomorrow. He's on holiday.
    • isn't going to be
    • won't been
    • isn't
  8. What ____________ she ____________ (do) yesterday afternoon?
    • did she do
    • does she do
    • is she doing
  9. ____________ Thomas ____________ (have, got) a television?
    • Have Thomas got
    • Has Thomas got
    • Does Thomas has got
  1. Where ____________ they ____________ (go) on holiday last summer?
    • did they went
    • have they gone
    • did they go
  2. Alice loves walking in the countryside, and she ____________ (like) going to the gym.
    • doesn't like
    • like
    • likes
  3. At the moment she ____________ (listen) to some music.
    • listens
    • is listening
    • has listened
  4. ____________ he always ____________ (play) tennis on Saturdays?
    • Do he always play
    • Does he always plays
    • Does he always play
  5. Mary isn't at work at the moment. She ____________ (be) at home.
    • is
    • will be
    • has been
  6. What ____________ he ____________ (do)? He's washing up.
    • does he do
    • is he doing
    • has she done
  7. They ____________ (fly) to Mexico last summer.
    • has flown
    • flew
    • did fly
  8. She ____________ (ask) her husband to help her yesterday evening.
    • asked
    • did ask
    • has asked
  9. Next Saturday my friend ____________ (come) to have lunch with us.
    • is coming
    • comes
    • will comes

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