Quiz: Past Simple & Present Perfect

Instructions: Choose the correct verb form to complete the sentences

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Q1 - He ..... there when he was a child


Q2 - I ........ her since last year


Q3 - They ......... a few minutes ago


Q4 - She .......... unemployed since she left school


Q5 - They ....... the contract last week


Q6 - The film .......... yet


Q7 - She ........ ill since Thursday


Q8 - I ........ the project last night


Q9 - Look- someone ....... their handbag in the room


Q10 - ............ to Rome?


Q11 - I can't get into my house because I ........ my keys


Q12 - Nobody ....... the phone when it rang


Q13 - I ......... up smoking last year


Q14 - You can't see her because she ......... home


Q15 - ............... to the United States?


Q16 - I never ......... my grandmother as she died before I was born


Q17 - It's the first time I ........ caviar


Q18 - The first time we ......... was just the other day


Q19 - It stinks in here; someone ........... smoking


Q20 - He's in hospital because he ............. leg


Q21 - I've known her since we ......... at school together


Q22 - It's ages since we ........


Q23 - It's been ages since we ........ from Dave


Q24 - The last time I saw Fran ........ ages ago


Q25 - I ........ from her lately


Q26 - I just ........ the time to go to the cinema recently


Q27 - I ........ just Meg and Brian at the party


Q28 - I ........ busy for the past fortnight


Q29 - She ......... away for the last two weeks


Q30 - ......... to the concert on Friday?


Q31 - This is the first time I ........ here


Q32 - I ....... them since my schooldays


Q33 - He ......... yet


Q34 - They ........... the contract yet


Q35 - The newspaper ......... very successful lately


Q36 - He ...... during the war


Q37 - I ......... breakfast before leaving home this morning


Q38 - I ....... a taxi so I came on the bus


Q39 - John's nervous because he .......... such a difficult test before


Q40 - My stereo ....... working last night


Q41 - Two people ....... at the game on Saturday


Q42 - I .......... a holiday for ages


Q43 - We ....... out on Saturday night


Q44 - I ....... it last week


Q45 - She hasn't ........ here for ages


Q46 - I .......... to water-ski in 1993


Q47 - She ....... an absolute fortune last year


Q48 - The weather ....... dreadful for the whole two weeks we were there


Q49 - No one ...... to do it yet


Q50 - I ...... the dog for a walk because it was raining


Q51 - I ........... finished the exam in time yesterday


Q52 - The weather ..... dreadful at the weekend



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