Quiz: Was or Were

Topic: Verbs and Tenses | Level: Beginner

Online English Quiz

Instructions: Choose the correct form.

Q1 - There ____ many people at the show.
Q2 - ____ you tired?
Q3 - They ____ late.
Q4 - I ____ very annoyed.
Q5 - She ____ there.
Q6 - Everybody ____ pleased.
Q7 - There ____ no trouble at the party.
Q8 - ____ there any difficulty in finding it?
Q9 - Who ____ at the meeting?
Q10 - It ____ no bother.
Q11 - How much ____ they?
Q12 - How many ____ there?
Q13 - We _____ too late.
Q14 - It ____ ours.
Q15 - It ____ impossible.
Q16 - It ____ the boys who took it.

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Q1 - There ____ many people at the show.
 
was
 
were
Q2 - ____ you tired?
 
Was
 
Were
Q3 - They ____ late.
 
was
 
were
Q4 - I ____ very annoyed.
 
was
 
were
Q5 - She ____ there.
 
was
 
were
Q6 - Everybody ____ pleased.
 
was
 
were
Q7 - There ____ no trouble at the party.
 
was
 
were
Q8 - ____ there any difficulty in finding it?
 
Was
 
Were
Q9 - Who ____ at the meeting?
 
was
 
were
Q10 - It ____ no bother.
 
was
 
were
Q11 - How much ____ they?
 
was
 
were
Q12 - How many ____ there?
 
was
 
were
 
Either could be used here.
Q13 - We _____ too late.
 
was
 
were
 
Either could be used here.
Q14 - It ____ ours.
 
wasn't
 
weren't
Q15 - It ____ impossible.
 
was
 
were
 
Either could be used here.
Q16 - It ____ the boys who took it.
 
was
 
were

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