TEST ON TENSES -6 (with key)

TEST ON TENSES -6 (with key)

1- Bob ......... with us tonight as he ......... an appointment with the dentist.
A) won't have trained/is making
B) hasn't trained/was making
C) hadn't trained/made
D) doesn't train/makes
E) isn't going to train/has made


2- We ......... football for two hours and ......... to a restaurant for a meal, afterwards.
A) are playing/go
B) play/are going
C) played/went
D) have played/were going
E) have been playing/had gone


3- Environmental pollution ......... ever since people ......... to congregate in towns and cities.
A) will have existed/are beginning
B) exists/have begun
C) had existed/were beginning
D) has existed/began
E) will exist/begin


4- I heard that you ......... about the boys all day, so I just rang to tell you that Matthew ......... from a payphone a couple of hours ago and they are both fine. The weather is One and they'll be home on Sunday evening.
A) had been worrying/will phone
B) have been worrying/phoned
C) will be worrying/had phoned
D) are worrying/is going to phone
E) were worrying/phones


5- Although he ......... the first round in record time, he ......... in the second, and so finished tenth overall.
A) finishes/is slipping
B) had been finishing/was slipping
C) will have finished/slips
D) had finished/slipped
E) was finishing/has slipped


6- The petrol warning light ......... for half an hour before we ......... a petrol station.
A) had been flashing/reached
B) is going to flash/will reach
C) flashed/have reached
D) flashes/will be reaching
E) was flashing/were reaching


7- Up until the tap water ......... back on yesterday evening, we ......... water back and forth for three days.
A) came/had been carrying
B) has come/have been carrying
C) had come/were carrying
D) was coming/will have been carrying
E) is coming/will have carried


8- The neighbours ......... so loudly last night that they ......... us all awake until after midnight.
A) are shouting/are keeping
B) have been shouting/were keeping
C) shouted/have been keeping
D) have shouted/had kept
E) were shouting/kept


9- Man's use of pictures to tell stories and to record experiences ......... in prehistoric times, when he ......... on the walls of caves.
A) was beginning/has drawn
B) began/drew
C) begins/will have drawn
D) has begun/was drawing
E) had begun/draw


10- My team ….... a match for a month, so currently the manager ....... resigning if they lose one more match.
A) doesn't win/considers
B) isn't winning/was considering
C) hasn't won/is considering
D) hadn't won/will have considered
E) wasn't winning/will consider




 

 

 

 

 

1. E
2. C
3. D
4. B
5. D
6. A
7. A
8. E
9. B
10.C

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