Past Tenses
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by Tarık Ince
| 10 Questions
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Simple Past is for unfinished actions in the past
True
False
2
1
The Past Continuous can be use for:
A past action before another past action
Two simultaneuos actions in progress in the past.
An action in progress in the past.
An action in progress interrupted by another action.
3
1
The Past Perfect is used to talk about:
An action in past before another action in the past.
Two simultaneous actions in the past.
A finished action in the past.
An action in progress in the past.
4
1
The Simple Past and the Past Perfect are used for finished actions.
True
False
5
1
Before, I _______ the past tenses, but I _____ this online at home and now it’s more clear.
didn‘t understand - checked
wasn’t understand - had checked
hadn’t understood - was checking
hadn’t understood - checked
6
1
The Past Continuous is used with actions that were in progress, so they are unfinished.
True
False
7
1
I use the ____ in Past Continuous; ____ in Simple Past and _____ in Past Perfect.
verb be + V-ing - auxiliary didn’t - auxiliary had + v-part
auxiliary did - verb be - had + V-base form
verb Be - auxiliary had - auxiliary have
auxiliary did - auxiliary was - auxiliary had
8
1
The most common past tense to begin the context of a story is the past continuous.
True
False
9
1
The Simple Past can be used to talk about:
An action in progress in the past.
A finished action in the past.
An action in past before another past action.
Consecutive past actions.
10
1
In simple words, explain the difference between the Simple Past, Past Continuous and Past Perfect.
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