TEST ON TENSES -22(with key)
1- In 1619, the first African slaves ……. in Virginia, USA, and by 1790, their numbers ……. nearly 700,000.
A) wore arriving/have been reaching
B) arrived/had reached .
C) have arrived /were reaching
D) were going to arrive/reach
E) had arrived/will have reached
2- We ……. a lovely view of the Bosphorus and the bridges over it while the plane …… over Istanbul.
A) are getting/flies
B) had got/is flying
C) got/was flying
D) get/has flown
E) are getting/had been flying
3- When they ……. in Sydney Harbour, they ……. non-stop for three months.
A) anchor/will have been sailing
B) were anchoring/sailed
C) have anchored/were sailing
D) are anchoring/have been sailing
E) are going to anchor/have sailed
4- According to the new schedule the whole team have accepted, we ……. every Monday and Wednesday next term, but I’m sure we ……. back to our normal routine of once a week before long.
A) had trained/revert
B) train/have reverted
C) are training/reverted
D) arc going to train/will revert
E) have been training/are reverting
5- The prospector ran into town in excitement because, at last, he .. some gold at the site which he … for months.
A) was finding/was panning
B) will find/is going to pan
C) will have found/has panned
D) had found/had been panning
E) found/will have panned
6- I expect you ……. bored with working at the Post Office by this tim.e next year and ……. for a more interesting job.
A) have become/will have looked
B) were becoming/are going to look
C) become/will look
D) will become/arc looking
E) will have become/will be looking
7- Listen! The coach ……. the strengths of our opponents because our team ……. against them before.
A) has explained/weren’t playing
B) explains/won’t play
C) is explaining/haven’t played
D) was explaining/don’t play
E) will explain/hadn’t been playing
8- When I ……. the alterations to the company accounts, I was left in no doubt that the accountant ……. money from the firm.
A) saw/had been stealing
B) am seeing/has stolen
C) was seeing/was stealing
D) have seen/will have stolen
9- According to the doctor, this time next week, I ……. around as normal and the cut on my foot ……. completely.
A) am walking/healed
B) will be walking/mil have healed
C) walked/was healing
D) have been walking/heals
E) walk/is going to heal
10- Shadow puppets ……. in China and ……. as far as Turkey and Greece today.
A) will originate/have been spreading
B) are originating/will be spreading
C) originate/had spread
D) originated/have spread
E) will have originated/were spreading