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Past tenses

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  • Q1
    We use past simple to indicate an action that happened in the past and has nothing to do with the present.
    False
    True
    30s
  • Q2
    Which one is in past simple?
    He had been there before...
    He went to Paris.
    He has gone to Paris.
    30s
  • Q3
    Past continuous marks an action which...
    was in progress before a certain time in the past.
    is in progress now.
    was in progress at a certain time in the past.
    30s
  • Q4
    Past continuous is formed:
    is/are + V -ing
    used to be
    was/ were + V -ing
    30s
  • Q5
    Past perfect is used to express an action which...
    was in progress at a specific time in the past.
    happened before a certain time in the past.
    happens contantly.
    30s
  • Q6
    Which one is past perfect?
    He has already gone when I came home.
    He had already gone when I came home.
    He was gone when I came home.
    30s
  • Q7
    Past Perfect continuous marks...
    an action in progress before a certain point in the past.
    an action which will be over in the future.
    an action in progress at the moment of speaking.
    30s
  • Q8
    Which one is the correct Past Perfect continuous?
    I has been sweeping water from the basement and therefore I feel tired.
    I have been sweeping water from the basement therefore I feel tired.
    I had been sweeping water from the basement therefore I felt tired.
    30s
  • Q9
    The difference between Past simple and Present perfect is that ...
    present perfect expresses future actions while past simple marks present actions.
    past simple marks an action that was finished in the past and it has no connection to the present. While present perfect marks an action that has been recently finished and its results are felt now.
    past simple marks an action related to the future. While present perfect marks an action that has no connection to the present.
    30s
  • Q10
    Used to/ would express actions that happened in the past often. Used to can be used with both action and state verbs. Would can be used only with action verbs.
    True
    False
    30s

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