[English] Mixed Tense Revision Exercise – Fill in the Blanks

Mixed Tenses Exercise Eduhyme

Complete the sentences with the suitable form of the verbs in brackets.

  1. If I __________ (find) a good job, I’ll move to Madrid.
  2. He met his wife when he __________ (work) in Brussels.
  3. You can turn off the radio. I ____________ (not listen) to it.
  4. Where _________ (you / have) dinner yesterday?
  5. This exercise is difficult. I __________ (help) you to do it.
  6. What ____________ (you / cook) tonight?
  7. ____________ (you / finish) your homework yet?
  8. My father ___________ (go) to the bank. He’ll be back soon.
  9. What __________ (they / do) at 9.00 last night?
  10. It __________ (snow) when we _________ (leave) the library.
  11. I usually __________ (listen) to the news in the car.
  12. My cousin is a writer. He __________ (write) three novels.
  13. Be careful! The baby _________ (put) those keys in his mouth!
  14. When ______________ (Barack Obama / become) president of the USA?
  15. My students _____________ (not listen) when I gave the instructions.
  16. Gonzalo is thirsty! I ___________ (get) him a glass of water!
  17. If it ___________ (not rain) we’d lie on the beach.
  18. It’s my birthday next week- Don’t worry! I ____________ (not forget) it.
  19. I think it ___________ (rain) this afternoon.
  20. John _________ (speak) to Susan a minute ago.
  21. If you ask him nicely, he _________ (help) you.
  22. Would you like a coffee? No, thanks. I ________ (already / have) four cups today.
  23. ____________ (you /ever / have) an argument with your parents about clothes.
  24. I’m sure they __________ (lose) the match.
  25. My neighbour has broken his leg. He _________ (not play) tennis this weekend.
  26. If I had the receipt, I __________ (return) these jeans.
  27. What would you like? I __________ (have) some orange juice.
  28. If my brother __________ (not arrive) soon, I’ll send him a text message.
  29. I __________ (not see) my grandparents since last summer.
  30. If you found a purse, __________ (you / give) it to the teacher?

Answers:-

  1. find
  2. was working
  3. am not listening
  4. did you have
  5. will help
  6. are you going to cook
  7. have you finished
  8. has gone
  9. were they doing
  10. was snowing / left
  11. listen
  12. has written
  13. is putting
  14. did Barack Obama
  15. were listening
  16. will get
  17. didn’t rain
  18. won’t forget
  19. it’s going to rain
  20. spoke
  21. will help
  22. have already had
  23. have you ever had
  24. will lose
  25. is not going to play
  26. would return
  27. will have
  28. doesn’t arrive
  29. haven’t seen
  30. would you give

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