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Simple Past Tense - Practice (Fill In The Blanks) - Question 1

Complete the sentences, put the verb into the correct form, positive or negative. (simple past tense) 

 

Q. It was warm, so I ______ off my coat. (take)


Detailed Solution for Simple Past Tense - Practice (Fill In The Blanks) - Question 1

The sentence is in the simple past tense, so we will use 2nd form of verb. Hence, took is the correct.

Simple Past Tense - Practice (Fill In The Blanks) - Question 2

I was very tired, so I _____ to bed early. (go)


Detailed Solution for Simple Past Tense - Practice (Fill In The Blanks) - Question 2

As the sentence in the past tense, so 2nd form of verb will be used.

I was very tired, so I went to bed early.

Simple Past Tense - Practice (Fill In The Blanks) - Question 3

It was a funny situation but nobody _________. (laugh)


Detailed Solution for Simple Past Tense - Practice (Fill In The Blanks) - Question 3

The simple past (also called past simple, past indefinite) is a verb tense which is used to show that a completed action took place at a specific time in the past. The simple past is also frequently used to talk about past habits and generalizations. The simple past is formed using the verb + ed. Questions are made with did and negative forms are made with did not.

Since, we are talking about an action which has happened in the past, we will be using simple past tense. The verb here is "laugh" thus the simple past tense is laughed

Simple Past Tense - Practice (Fill In The Blanks) - Question 4

It was hard work carrying the bags. They _____ very heavy. (be)


Detailed Solution for Simple Past Tense - Practice (Fill In The Blanks) - Question 4

It was hard work carrying the bags. They were very heavy.

IInd form of verb will used as the sentence is in paste tense.

Simple Past Tense - Practice (Fill In The Blanks) - Question 5

Mozart  ______ more than 600 pieces of music. (compose)


Detailed Solution for Simple Past Tense - Practice (Fill In The Blanks) - Question 5

Mozart composed more than 600 pieces of music.
 

Simple Past Tense - Practice (Fill In The Blanks) - Question 6

We _______ David in town a few days ago.(see)


Detailed Solution for Simple Past Tense - Practice (Fill In The Blanks) - Question 6

The past form of see is saw.
We saw David in town a few days ago

Simple Past Tense - Practice (Fill In The Blanks) - Question 7

It was cold, so I _____________ the window.(shut)


Detailed Solution for Simple Past Tense - Practice (Fill In The Blanks) - Question 7

(+) S + VERB 2 + O
I SHUT the window. (shut)

Simple Past Tense - Practice (Fill In The Blanks) - Question 8

I ___________ to the cinema three times last week.(go)

Detailed Solution for Simple Past Tense - Practice (Fill In The Blanks) - Question 8

The sentence is simple past tense, so we will use the 2nd form of the verb. 

Forms of the verb: go   went    gone

Simple Past Tense - Practice (Fill In The Blanks) - Question 9

The police ___________ me on my way home last night.(stop)


Detailed Solution for Simple Past Tense - Practice (Fill In The Blanks) - Question 9

The sentence is in past tense as there is a time signal 'last night'. Thus, the precise answer is past verb (verb 2).

Simple Past Tense - Practice (Fill In The Blanks) - Question 10

The window was open and a bird ___________ into the room.(fly)


Detailed Solution for Simple Past Tense - Practice (Fill In The Blanks) - Question 10

As the sentence is in past tense, so we will use 2nd form of verb.

Simple Past Tense - Practice (Fill In The Blanks) - Question 11

Complete the sentences, put the verb into the correct form, positive or negative. (simple past tense) 

 

Q. It was rainy, so I ______ off my white dress. (take)


Detailed Solution for Simple Past Tense - Practice (Fill In The Blanks) - Question 11

The sentence is in the simple past tense, so we will use 2nd form of verb. Hence, took is the correct.

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