GRAMMAR

Verb tenses - Past tense

QUIZ

 

    1) Yesterday I _____ a new DVD player at Wal-Mart.

      buyed
      buy
      bought


    2) No wonder you _____ in this morning. You went to sleep at 3 a.m. last      night!

      sleeped
      slept
      sleep


    3) Yesterday Jim _____ all the way to the island.

      swam
      swum
      swim


    4) After complaining about it for many years, Mary finally _____ her job.

      quitted
      quit
      quitten


    5) Amy _____ President Clinton's hand when he was visiting the American      Embassy in Prague.

      shaked
      shake
      shook


    6) After Hurricane Katrina destroyed their home, the Smiths _____ it.

      rebuilt
      rebuilded
      rebuild


    7) When her cat Paws died, Lisa _____ for days.

      weeped
      weep
      wept


    8) The glass _____ off the wet counter and broke into a million pieces.

      slided
      slid
      slod


    9) I _____ the table yesterday. Today it's Paul's turn.

      setted
      set
      setting


    10) Yesterday the sun _____ at 6 a.m.

      rose
      rise
      rised


    11) Anna _____ a very pretty dress to her daughter's wedding.

      weared
      wear
      wore


    12) Who _____ out the newspaper? I wasn't done reading it.

      throwed
      threw
      thrown


    13) I'm grateful to Eve. She _____ me how to drive a car.

      teached
      teach
      taught


    14) Jill left a can of Diet Coke in the refrigerator at work and somebody        _____ it.

      steal
      stole
      stealed


    15) The phone _____ at 4 o'clock in the morning and work Sam up.

      rang
      ringed
      ring


Answer Key: 1) bought; 2) slept; 3) swam; 4) quit; 5) shook; 6) rebuilt; 7) wept; 8) slid; 9) set; 10) rose; 11) wore; 12) threw; 13) taught; 14) stole; 15) rang
   
 
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