Past Tense

Diagnostic Quiz

 

 

Identify specific English grammar points that need review. Use the study links to find out why a particular answer is correct or incorrect.

 

 

Quiz 1

Beginning

Running with the bulls
 

 

Decide which past verb form can complete the sentence.

  1. Select the response from the list that best completes the sentence. 
  2. Compare your response to the feedback by clicking the "Check" or the "Check 1-12" button.

 

1.
While I coffee with Max in a café, he told me an interesting story.


Past
2.


Past  Irregular forms
3.


Past - questions
4.
He me that it started in Northern Spain. 


Past
5.


Past-backgrounding
6.


 Past
7.


 Past
8.

turn into (v.) — became


 Past
9.
10.
 
pen (n.) – place where animals are enclosed


Past - irregular
11.


Past - auxiliaries
12.


Past - word forms
 

 

 

 

 

 

Quiz 2

Intermediate

 

 

Decide which past verb form can complete the sentence.

  1. Select the response from the list that best completes the sentence. 
  2. Compare your response to the feedback by clicking the "Check" or the "Check 13-25" button.

 

13.


Past - auxiliaries
14.
15.
16.
 

sash (n.) – a cloth belt tied around the waist


Past - irregular
17.


stature  (n.) – a stone or metal image of an important person


Past  By the time/When
18.


Past
19.


Past / Past Perfect
20.
21.


Past - temp vs perm
22.


Past Series
23.


Past
24.
As Max watched a bull toss a man in the air with his horns, Max ran faster and shouted, " ?"  
25.


barrier – the temporary wooden wall that keeps the bulls on the road
risk (v.) – dare to do something dangerous


Past