December 9, 2014

10th Class English Grammar Exercises - Tenses in New Syllabus

Exercise1: Fill in the blanks with either simple present or present
continuous forms of the verbs given in brackets.

1. What ........ there? I ....... a large crowd. (happen/ see)
2. She ............ to be sick. (seem)
3. Shruthi always ......... late. But today she .......... early. (come)

Answers:
1) is happening, see 2) seems 3) comes, is coming.

Exercise 2: Fill in the blanks with the correct form of the Present
Perfect Continuous Tense of the verbs given in brackets.

1. Harshini and Sneha ........ for a long time. (quarrel)
2. Shruthi .... her homework since morning. (do)
3. We .............. in the same house since my childhood. (live)
4. My father ..... the newspaper for ten minutes. (read)

Answers:
1. have been quarrelling 2. has been doing 3. have been living 4. has
been reading.

Exercise 3: Fill in the blanks with the past simple or past continuous
forms of the verbs given in brackets.
1. Everyone ..... when the thief ...... the house. (sleep/ enter)
2. When power ..... Padmasri .... homework. (go off/ do)
3. Manasa .... tv when her aunt ..... . (watch/ arrive)
4. The firebrigade ...... when the huts ..... . (come/ burn)

Answers:
1. was sleeping/ entered
2. went off/ was doing
3. was watching/ arrived.
4. came/ were burning.

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