Techmahindra Verbal(English) previous questions (Tenses)

 Tenses
Fill in the gaps with the correct tense of the verb in brackets
1 Hey John! Wait a minute. I ________ a word with you.
a) Will have b) Have c)Would have d) All of the above e) None of the above
2 It was hot in the room, so I ________ the window
a) Opened b) Opens c) Is Opening d) Open e) None of the above
3 I ________ cereals for breakfast.
a) Has b) Have c) Will Have d) Had e) Having
4 They ________ already ________ their rucksacks
a) Has, Pack b) Had, Packed c) Has, Packed d) Had, Pack e) Has, Pack
5 I ________ at the pet shop.
a) Were b) Is c) Was d) Are e) None of the above
6 You were ________ to finish this task on time
a) Expect b) Expected c) Expecting d) Is Expected e) None of the above
7 Sarah and I ________ the car for Mr. Jones last night
a) Cleaned b) Cleans c) Cleaning d) Have cleaned e) None of the above
8 Norah ________ in the rain.
a) Play b) Plays c) Played d)Will play e) None of the above
9 Ram ________ watching movies.
a) Like b) Likes c) Liked d) Has liked e) None of the above
10 I wanted to visit you yesterday, but you ________ at home.
a) Was b) Was Not c) Were not d) Is not e) None of the above
11 My friends ________ smoking
a) had given b) given up c) gave d) have given up e) none of the above
12 It was hot in the room, so I ________ the window
a) Opened b) Opens c) is Opening d) Open e) None of the above
13 When I was a child, I ________ To be a doctor
a) Want b) Wanted c) Will Want d) Wanting e) None of the above
14 Jim always goes to work by bus ________ He went to work by car
a) This week b) Tomorrow c) Yesterday d) Day After tomorrow e)None of the above
15 Caroline ________ To the cinema three times last week
a) Will be going b) will go c) Shall be going d) None of the above e) All
16 Dave and Pat ________ the museum
a) Visited b) Will Visit c) Have Visited d) Visiting e) None of the above
17 I ________ just ________ my bike
a) Have,Clean b) Had,Cleaned c) Has,Clean d) Cleaning e) None of the above
18 The thief ________ the locker
a) Broke b) Broken c) Breaked d) Is breaking e) None of the above
19 I ________ a letter for Sam
a) Wrote b) Writing c) Written d) Has written e) None of the above
20 Ram ________ watching movies
a) Like b) Likes c) Liked d) Has liked e) None of the above
21 We ________ the pets now
a) Were feeding b) Are feeding c) Was feeding d) Is feeding e) Will feeding
22 She ________ when you telephone her
a) Will be sleeping b) Is sleeping c) Will sleeping d) Would be sleeping e)Was sleep
23 My friends ________ smoking
a) Had given b) Given up c) Gave d) Have given up e) None of the above
24 Last Night the concert ________ at 7.30 and ________ at 10’o clock
a) Start / Finish b) Will Start / Will Finish c) Starting / Finishing e) Started / Finished
25 Jim always goes to work by bus ________ He went to work by car
a) This week b) Tomorrow c) Yesterday d) Day After tomorrow e) None of the above
26 By the time we reached, arrangements ____ made
a) Had been b) Has been c) Have been d) Is been e) Will been
27 The gardener ____ the trees last month
a) Cut b) Cuts c) Is Cutting d) Will Cut e) None of the above
28 Sarah ________ 15 years old
a) Is b) Was c) Are d) Will be e) None of the above
29 The thief ________ the locker one hour ago
a) Broke b) Broken c) Breaked d) Is breaking e) None of the above
30 Ram ________ watching movies
a) Like b) Likes c) Liked d) Has liked e) None of the above
31 The driver ________ at the traffic lights, so the police car chased him.
a) Not stopped b) Have not stopped c) Will not stopped d)Had not stoppede
32 My friends ________ smoking
a) Had given b) Given up c) Gave d) Have given up e) None of the above
33 The Concert ________ at 7:30 and ________ at 10o clock
a) Start/Finish b) Will Start/ Will Finish c) Starting/Finishing d)Started/Finished e) Start/Finish
34 Caroline ________ To the cinema three times last week
a) Will be going b) Will go c) Shall be going d) Went e) None of the above
35 The lady ________ invitation cards.
a) Send b) Sends c) Has Sent d) Is Sending e) Will Send
36 Dave and Pat ________ the museum.
a) Visited b) Will Visit c) Have Visited d) Visiting e) None of the above
37 I ________ just ________ my bike.
a) Have, Clean b) Had, Cleaned c) Has, Clean d) Cleaning e) Have, Clean
38 You were ________ to finish this task on time
a) Expect b) Expected c) Expecting d) Is Expected e) None of the above
39 I ________ and brought up in New Delhi
a) Am born b) Was Born c) Borne d) Will be born e) None of the above
40 Sarah and I ________ the car for Mr. Jones last night
a) Cleaned b) Cleans c) Cleaning d) Have cleaned e) None of the above
41 My friends ________ smoking
a) Had given b) Given up c) Gave d) Have given up e) None of the above
42 The people ________ something to each other.
a) Whispered b) Whisper c) Did whispered d) All of the above e)None of the above
43 Ann’s grandfather ________ when he was 90 years old
a) Died b) Will die c) Dying d) Die e) None of the above
44 By the time we reached, arrangements ________ made.
a) Had been b) Has been c) Have been d) Is been e) Will been
45 They ________ a small grocery store at the turn.
a) See b) Saw c) Seeing d) Will See e) Seen
46 We ________ this meeting well in advance
a) Will plan b) Plan c) Planned d) Planning e) None of the above
47 Emily ________ her room.
a) Paints b) Painted c) Is Painting d) Paint e) None of the above
48 Has Karen ________ computer games?
a) Play b) Played c) Will Play d) Is playing e) None of the above
49 Sarah ________ 15 years old
a) Is b) Was c) Are d) Will be e) None of the above
50 I wanted to visit you yesterday, but you ________ at home.
a) Was b) Was Not c) Were not d) Is not e)None of the above
51 My friends ____________ smoking
a) Had given b) given up c)gave d)have given up e)none of the above
52 When I was a child, I…. To be a doctor
a) Want b)Wanted c)Will Want d)Wanting e)None of the above
53 By the time we reached, arrangements ____ made.
a) Had been b)Has been c)Have been d)Is been e)Will been
54 They ____ a small grocery store at the turn.
a) See b)Saw c)Seeing d)Will See e)Seen
55 This Sunday, I ____ two hours cleaning my room.
a) Am Spending b)Is Spend c)Will Spend d)Spend e)Spent
56 Markus —————–an accident.
a) Has been b) is having c) Had d)Has having e)None of the above
57 We ______ this meeting well in advance
a) Will plan b)Plan c)Planned d) Planning e)None of the above
58 Has Karen ————computer games?
a) Play b)Played c) Will Play d)is playing e)None of the above
59 The thief ————— the locker.
a) Broke b)Broken c)Breaked d)Is breaking e) None of the above
60 I wanted to visit you yesterday, but you——–at home.
a) Was b)Was Not c)Were not d) Is not e)None of the above
61 Last week my uncle_________a new car
a) Drive b)Drove c) Driven d)Drives e) none of the above
62 She ________when you telephone her.
a) will be sleeping b)is sleeping c)will sleeping d) would be sleeping e) was sleep
63 Hey John! Wait a minute. I ________ a word with you.
a) will have b) have c) would have d) All of the above e)none of the above
64 Last night, I ____ dinner with a client.
a) Have b) Has c)Had d)Will Have e)Having
65 The lady ___ invitation cards.
a) Send b) Sends c)Sent d)Is Sending e)Will Send
66 Dave and Pat ————–the museum.
a) Visited b)Will Visit c) Have Visited d)Visiting e) None of the above
67 You were _______ to finish this task on time
a) Expect b)Expected c) Expecting d)is Expected e)None of the above
68 I ———– and brought up in New Delhi
a) Am born b) Was Born c)Borne d)Will be born e) None of the above
69 Sarah ———— 15 years old
a) Is b) Was c) Are d) Will be e)None of the above
70 Norah —————— in the rain.
a) Play b) Plays c)Played d) Will play e) None of the above
71 We _______ the pets now.
a) were feeding b) are feeding c) was feeding d) is feeding e) will feeding
72 The people____________ something to each other.
a) whispered b) Whisper c) did whispered d) All of the above e)none of the above
73 The accident…… last afternoon
a) Happened b) Happens c) Will happen d) Happening e) None of the above
74 Caroline……. To the cinema three times last week
a) Will be going b) will go c) Shall be going d) Went e) None of the above
75 I ……. Television, when the door bell rang
a) Watch television b) Watched television c) Will watch television d) Was Watching
76 Dave and Pat ————–the museum.
a) Visited b) Will Visit c) Have Visited d) Visiting e) None of the above
77 They ———————already —————their rucksacks
a) Has, Pack b) Had, Packed c) Has, Packed d) Had, Pack e) None of the above
78 We ______ this meeting well in advance
a) Will plan b) Plan c) Planned d) Planning e) None of the above
79 Norah —————— in the rain.
a) Play b) Plays c) Played d) Will play e) None of the above
80 The thief ————— the locker.
a) Broke b) Broken c) Breaked d) Is breaking e) None of the above
81 She _____the contest three years ago
a) didn’t win b) didn’t won c) wind d) will e) none of the above
82 The accident…… last afternoon
a) Happened b) Happens c) Will happend d) Happening e) None of the above
83 The lady ___ invitation cards.
a) Send b) Sends c) Sent d) Is Sending e) Will Send
84 Dave ____ to carry the reports for the meet.
a) Forgets b) Forgetting c)Forgotten d) Forget e)Forgot
85 Dave and Pat ————–the museum.
a) Visited b)Will Visit c)Have Visited d)Visiting e)None of the above
86 They ———————already —————their rucksacks
a)Has, Pack b) Had, Packed c) Has, Packed d) Had, Pack e) None of the above
87 Emily —————her room.
a) Paints b) Painted c) Is Painting d) Paint e) None of the above
88 Sarah ————– to music to calm her nerves
a) Listened b) Will Listen c) Listening d) Am listening e) None of the above
89 We —— a movie last night
a)Watch b)Watches c) Watched d)Will watch e)None of the above
90 Ram ———————– watching movies.
a) Like b) Likes c) Liked d) Has liked e) None of the above
91 The accident…… last afternoon
a)Happened b)Happens c)Will happen d)Happening e)None of the above
92 Caroline……. To the cinema three times last week
a)Will be going b)will go c)Shall be going d)Went e)None of the above
93 Last night, I ____ dinner with a client.
a)Have b)Has c)Had d)Will Have e)Having
94 That woman ____ a new book this morning.
a)Buy b)Bought c)Had Buy d)Buying e)Is Buy
95 The gardener ____ the trees last month.
a)Cut b)Cuts c)Is Cutting d)Will Cut e)None of the above
96 Markus —————–an accident.
a)Has b)Is having c)Had d)Has having e)None of the above
97 I —————just —————-my bike.
a)Have, Clean b)Had, Cleaned c)Has, Clean d)Cleaning e)None of the above
98 Emily —————her room.
a)Paints b)Painted c)Is Painting d)Paint e)None of the above
99 Norah —————— in the rain.
a)Play b)Plays c)Played d)Will play e)None of the above
100 Thief ————— the locker.
a)Broke b)Broken c)Breaked d)Is breaking e)None of the above
101 Hey John! Wait a minute. I ________ a word with you.
a) will have b)have c)would have d)All of the above e)none of the above
102 It was hot in the room, so I……. the window
a) Opened b)Opens c)is Opening d)Open e)None of the above
103 When I was a child, I…. To be a doctor
a) Want b)Wanted c)Will Want d)Wanting e)None of the above
104 Jim always goes to work by bus. …….. He went to work by car
a) This week b)Tomorrow c)Yesterday d)Day After tomorrow e)None of the above
105 I ……. Television, when the door bell rang
a) Watch television b)Watched television c)Will watch television
d)Was Watching e)None of the above
106 That woman ____ a new book this morning.
a)Buy b)Bought c)Had Buy d)Buying e)Is Buy
107 The lady ___ invitation cards.
a) Send b)Sends c)Sent d)Is Sending e)Will Send
108 Karen ——————-an e-mail.
a) Will send b)Sent c)Sending d)Has sent e)None of the above
109 I ——————-at the pet shop.
a) Were b)Is c)Was d)Are e)None of the above
110 Emily —————her room.
a)Paints b)Painted c)Is Painting d)Paint e)None of the above
111 Last week my uncle_________a new car
a)Drive b)Drove c)Driven d)Drives e)none of the above
112 She _____the contest three years ago
a)didn’t win b)didn’t won c)win d)will e)none of the above
113 We _______ the pets now.
a)were feeding b)are feeding c)was feeding d)is feeding e) will feeding
114 Andy________ a video when I arrive tonight.
a)will watch b)be watching c)will be watching d)All of the above
115 Caroline……. To the cinema three times last week
a) Will be going b)will go c)Shall be going d)Went e)None of the above
116 Karen ——————-an e-mail.
a)Will send b)Sent c) Sending d)Has sent e)None of the above
117 I —————just —————-my bike.
a)Have, Clean b)Had, Cleaned c)Has, Clean d)Cleaning e)None
118 You were _______ to finish this task on time
a)Expect b)Expected c)Expecting d)is Expected e)None of the above
119 Has Karen ————computer games?
a)Play b)Played c)Will Play d)is playing e)None of the above
110 Ram ———————– watching movies.

a)Like b)Likes c)Liked d)Has liked e)None of the above