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Grammar Recap

In our previous grammar level, we covered many English grammar lessons including Passive Voice, Present Passive, Past Passive, Future Passive, Modal Passive, Past Continuous Passive, and many more. We suggest that you complete our previous grammar level including its quizzes before continuing.

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In this series, we cover the following English grammar lessons which are geared toward learners who like to learn English grammar step by step. Here is the list of grammar lesson for Level 5.

GoGetPutUseTakeGiveSeeLookKnowMakeComeNeedWantSayTellKeepCutPlayRunBeSeemLetSendDoHaveLastSetWorkHoldFeel

 

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Grammar Quizzes- Level 5

Quiz 1 (Quiz 1 Answers)

Quiz 2 (Quiz 2 Answers)

Quiz 3 (Quiz 3 Answers)

Quiz 4 (Quiz 4 Answers)

Quiz 5 (Quiz 5 Answers)

Quiz 6 (Quiz 6 Answers)

Quiz 7 (Quiz 7 Answers)

Quiz 8 (Quiz 8 Answers)

Quiz 9 (Quiz 9 Answers)

Quiz 10 (Quiz 10 Answers)

Quiz 11 Look (Quiz 11 Answers)

Quiz 12 Look Watch See (Quiz 12 Answers)

Quiz 13 Know (Quiz 13 Answers)

Quiz 14 Make (Quiz 14 Answers)

Quiz 15 Come (Quiz 15 Answers)

Quiz 16 Need (Quiz 16 Answers)

Quiz 17 Say (Quiz 17 Answers)

Quiz 18 Tell (Quiz 18 Answers)

Quiz 19 Keep (Quiz 19 Answers)

Quiz 20 Cut (Quiz 20 Answers)

Quiz 21 Play (Quiz 21 Answers)

Quiz 22 Run (Quiz 22 Answers)

Quiz 23 Take (Quiz 23 Answers)

Quiz 24 Send (Quiz 24 Answers)

Quiz 25 Do (Quiz 25 Answers)

Quiz 26 Last (Quiz 26 Answers)

Quiz 27 Let (Quiz 27 Answers)

Quiz 28 Work (Quiz 28 Answers)

Quiz 29 Hold (Quiz 29 Answers)

Quiz 30 Want Or Need (Quiz 30 Answers)

Grammar Level 5
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Quiz 1

Directions: Choose the verbs from the box below to complete each sentence. Please write the answers by hand in a notebook.
go get put use take give see look know make keep

1. You will need to _________ going to school if you want to get a good education.
2. How much did you __________ for your car when you sold it?
3. It’s very important to learn how to __________ a computer these days.
4. Did she __________ shopping yesterday?
5. Let’s __________ a movie tonight in my house.
6. __________ the #45 bus to go downtown.
7. Could you please __________ up the phone number online?
8. They don’t __________ enough money to afford a new car.
9. What kind of shoes do you __________ on when you go running?
10. She didn’t __________ any information to the person who called her at home.
11. Do you __________ any of the other students in this class?
12. Should she __________ a dentist for her toothache?
13. Sheila needs to __________ breakfast for her family every morning.
14. Try not to __________ at clothes too long in that store. We have to leave soon.
15. Do the kids need to __________ to the bathroom?
16. Can you __________ something from the store on your way home?
17. It’s going to __________ about 30 minutes to drive to the city.
18. Why didn’t he __________ the ice cream back into the refrigerator? It’s melting everywhere.
19. Please __________ me more time to get this assignment finished.
20. Do you __________ Spanish or English when you talk to your kids?

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Quiz 1 (Answers)

Directions: Choose the verbs from the box below to complete each sentence. Please write the answers by hand in a notebook.
1. You will need to keep going to school if you want to get a good education.
2. How much did you get for your car when you sold it?
3. It’s very important to learn how to use a computer these days.
4. Did she go shopping yesterday?
5. Let’s see a movie tonight in my house.
6. Take the #45 bus to go downtown.
7. Could you please look up the phone number online?
8. They don’t make enough money to afford a new car.
9. What kind of shoes do you put on when you go running?
10. She didn’t give any information to the person who called her at home.
11. Do you know any of the other students in this class?
12. Should she see a dentist for her toothache?
13. Sheila needs to make breakfast for her family every morning.
14. Try not to look at clothes for too long in that store. We have to leave soon.
15. Do the kids need to go to the bathroom?
16. Can you get something from the store on your way home?
17. It’s going to take about 30 minutes to drive to the city.

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Quiz 2

Directions: Choose the verbs from the box below to complete each sentence. Please write the answers by hand in a notebook.
come need want say tell cut play run keep be

1. Our neighbors had to __________ their vacation short and go home because of an illness in the family.
2. Rosa didn’t __________ when she would be home.
3. I __________ to get some bread and milk from the store.
4. Few people thought Barack Obama would win when he decided to __________ for President of the United States.
5. We have to __________ at the party before 6:00 p.m.
6. Why don’t you __________ over to my house and we’ll play football.
7. Does Joe __________ to play, too?
8. Where do you __________ your aspirin. I have a headache.
9. Is Victor going to __________ anyone about what happened last weekend?
10. __________ on your best behavior when the neighbors come for a visit.
11. What did your teacher __________ when he noticed the books were stolen from the classroom?
12. We __________ to find a place to stop the car.
13. Sandra will probably get her hair __________ tomorrow.
14. Can you __________ to the store real quick and get some oregano?
15. It was necessary to __________ the information a secret.
16. What time did the sun __________ up this morning?
17. __________ us about your trip to Jamaica.
18. It’s been so dry lately, the garden will _________ to be watered.
19. What do you __________ to order for dinner?
20. She learned to __________ the piano when she was eight.

 

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Quiz 2 (Answers)

1. Our neighbors had to cut their vacation short and go home because of an illness in the family.
2. Rosa didn’t say when she would be home.
3. I need to get some bread and milk from the store.
4. Few people thought Barack Obama would win when he decided to run for President of the United States.
5. We have to be at the party before 6:00 p.m.
6. Why don’t you come over to my house and we’ll play football.
7. Does Joe want to play, too?
8. Where do you keep your aspirin? I have a headache.
9. Is Victor going to tell anyone about what happened last weekend?
10. Be on your best behavior when the neighbors come for a visit.
11. What did your teacher say when he noticed the books were stolen from the classroom?
12. We need to find a place to stop the car.
13. Sandra will probably get her hair cut tomorrow.
14. Can you run to the store real quick and get some oregano?
15. It was necessary to keep the information a secret.
16. What time did the sun come up this morning?
17. Tell us about your trip to Jamaica.
18. It’s been so dry lately, the garden will need to be watered.
19. What do you want to order for dinner?
20. She learned to play the piano when she was eight.

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Quiz 3

Directions: Choose the verbs say or tell to complete each sentence or question. Pay close attention to the verb tense and whether or not the passive voice is used.

1. John __________ me that he wanted to become a doctor someday. (past tense)
2. The teacher __________ that the students were misbehaving. (past tense)
3. She’s the kind of person who always __________ the truth. (present tense)
4. When my son __________ me a lie, I got really mad. (past tense)
5. What __________ your boss __________ to you about coming in late? (past tense)
6. You should __________ something nice to her about her hair. (present tense with modal verb)
7. We _________ __________ them several times not to park their car in that spot. (present perfect tense)
8. Do you know what _________ __________ at the meeting yesterday? (past tense, passive voice)
9. He __________ ___________ everyone about his new car. (present continuous tense)
10. Bob __________ the computer he wants to get is too expensive. (past tense)
11. A friend of mine who lives in California __________ the weather there is nice. (present tense)
12. Can you please __________ me what time it is? (present tense)
13. What __________ the newspaper __________ about the accident? (present tense)
14. They __________ the mail carrier not to deliver their mail for a few days. (past tense)
15. How many times __________ we __________ you to clean up after yourself? (present perfect tense)
16. We __________ __________ not to go into that building. (past tense, passive voice)
17. Did you hear what he __________? (past tense)
18. My friend ___________ the funniest stories. (present tense)
19. He __________ something that was very funny. (past tense)
20. Is there something that you wanted to __________ to me? (infinitive)

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Quiz 3 (Answers)

1. John told me that he wanted to become a doctor someday. (past tense)
2. The teacher said that the students were misbehaving. (past tense)
3. She’s the kind of person who always tells the truth. (present tense)
4. When my son told me a lie, I got really mad. (past tense)
5. What did your boss say to you about coming in late? (past tense)
6. You should say something nice to her about her hair. (present tense with modal verb)
7. We have told them several times not to park their car in that spot. (present perfect tense)
8. Do you know what was said at the meeting yesterday? (past tense, passive voice)
9. He is telling everyone about his new car. (present continuous tense)
10. Bob said the computer he wants to get is too expensive. (past tense)
11. A friend of mine who lives in California says the weather there is nice. (present tense)
12. Can you please tell me what time it is? (present tense with modal verb)
13. What does the newspaper say about the accident? (present tense)
14. They told the mail carrier not to deliver their mail for a few days. (past tense)
15. How many times have we told you to clean up after yourself? (present perfect tense)
16. We were told not to go into that building. (past tense, passive voice)
17. Did you hear what he said? (past tense)
18. My friend tells the funniest stories. (present tense)
19. He said something that was very funny. (past tense)
20. Is there something that you wanted to say to me? (infinitive)

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Quiz 4

Directions: Put the verb “be” into the correct tense.
1. She _________________ a good student. (present tense)
2. __________ she a good student last year? (past tense)
3. She ________ _________ a good student next year. (future tense)
4. This _________ ________ an interesting experience. (present perfect tense)
5. We ________ _________ ________ married for 20 years by this time next year. (future perfect tense)
6. My kids __________ __________ so nice today! (present continuous tense)
7. They __________ _____________ naughty yesterday. (past continuous tense)
8. He ___________ _____________ a doctor for several years before he changed careers. (past perfect tense)
9. The movie ___________ _____________ over in about ten minutes. (modal verb: should)
10. They __________ ___________ __________ here by now. (modal verb: should, past tense)
11. You __________ ___________ ________ at work by 8:30. (idiomatic modal verb: have to)
12. My friends _________ ________ ________ ________ at the wedding because they couldn’t find a flight to New York. (idiomatic modal verb: be able to, past tense, negative)
13. Everyone we know from work ___________________ at the party. (past tense)
14. These new tires ______________ _____________ great in the snow. (present perfect)
15. She wants _________ ___________ an actress someday. (infinitive)
16. He got fired for ______________________ late. (gerund)
17. The police came whenever we __________________ in trouble. (past tense)
18. This baseball game ______________ ____________exciting. (modal verb: might)
19. It’s a good idea _________ ___________ ready for an emergency. (infinitive)
20. My boss ____________ _____________ very understanding. (present continuous tense)

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Quiz 4 (Answers)

Directions: Put the verb “be” into the correct tense.
1. She is a good student. (present tense)
2. Was she a good student last year? (past tense)
3. She will be a good student next year. (future tense)
4. This has been an interesting experience. (present perfect tense)
5. We will have been married for 20 years by this time next year. (future perfect tense)
6. My kids are being so nice today! (present continuous tense)
7. They were being naughty yesterday. (past continuous tense)
8. He had been a doctor for several years before he changed careers. (past perfect tense)
9. The movie should be over in about ten minutes. (modal verb: should)
10. They should have been here by now. (modal verb: should, past tense)
11. You have to be at work by 8:30. (idiomatic modal verb: have to)
12. My friends weren’t able to be at the wedding because they couldn’t find a flight to New York. (idiomatic modal verb: be able to, past tense, negative)
13. Everyone we know from work was at the party. (past tense)
14. These new tires have been great in the snow. (present perfect)
15. She wants to be an actress someday. (infinitive)
16. He got fired for being late. (gerund)
17. The police came whenever we were in trouble. (past tense)
18. This baseball game might be exciting. (modal verb: might)
19. It’s a good idea to be ready for an emergency. (infinitive)
20. My boss is being very understanding. (present continuous tense)

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Quiz 5

Directions: Put the verb “go” into the correct verb tense or form.
1. He _________________ to a very good school. (present tense)
2. She _________________ shopping last night. (past tense)
3. I _________________ to the post office this afternoon. (future tense)
4. They __________________ without electricity for several days. (present perfect tense)
5. My wife and I ____________________ down to the hotel lobby to get some coffee. (present continuous tense)
6. That car _____________________ too fast before it came to the curve and wiped out. (past continuous tense)
7. Rachel ______________________ to the dance with Joe this weekend. (future continuous tense)
8. The survivors of the earthquake ____________________ without water for three days before they were saved. (past perfect tense)
9. How long __________ you ______________________ to that doctor? (present perfect continuous tense)
10. __________ I ____________ the right way, or should I turn around? (present continuous tense)
11. You ____________________________ into the store now. It’s open. (modal verb: can)
12. Jennifer _____________________________ because she’s working. (idiomatic modal verb: be able to, negative)
13. You ____________________ to a doctor and get that cough checked out. (modal verb: should)
14. Her new car _______________________ very fast. (present tense, negative)
15. My brother wants ___________________________ to China someday. (infinitive)
16. ___________ you ____________ to that concert last night? (past tense)
17. Where ___________ the information ____________ on this form? (present tense)
18. This game ____________________________ very well for the home team. (present continuous tense, negative)
19. Where ___________ all the time ____________? We have to leave. (present perfect tense)
20. _____________ to the dentist is not my favorite thing to do. (gerund)

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Quiz 5 (Answers)

Directions: Put the verb “go” into the correct verb tense or form.

1. He goes to a very good school. (present tense)
2. She went shopping last night. (past tense)
3. I will go to the post office this afternoon. / I am going to go to the post office this afternoon. (future tense)
4. They have gone without electricity for several days. (present perfect tense)
5. My wife and I are going down to the hotel lobby to get some coffee. (present continuous tense)
6. That car was going too fast before it came to the curve and wiped out. (past continuous tense)
7. Rachel will be going to the dance with Joe this weekend. (future continuous tense)
8. The survivors of the earthquake had gone without water for three days before they were saved. (past perfect tense)
9. How long have you been going to that doctor? (present perfect continuous tense)
10. Am I going the right way, or should I turn around? (present continuous tense)
11. You can go into the store now. It’s open. (modal verb: can)
12. Jennifer isn’t able to go because she’s working. (idiomatic modal verb: be able to, negative)
13. You should go to a doctor and get that cough checked out. (modal verb: should)
14. Her new car doesn’t go very fast. (present tense, negative)
15. My brother wants to go to China someday. (infinitive)
16. Did you go to that concert last night? (past tense)
17. Where does the information go on this form? (present tense)
18. This game isn’t going very well for the home team. (present continuous tense, negative)
19. Where has all the time gone? We have to leave. (present perfect tense)
20. Going to the dentist is not my favorite thing to do. (gerund)

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Quiz 6

Directions: Put the verb “get” into the correct verb tense or form.

1. Our teacher __________ to school early in the morning. (present tense)
2. He __________ mad at his friends because they laughed at him. (past tense)
3. You __________________ your food in about ten minutes. (future tense)
4. My wife ____________________ everything she ever wanted. (present perfect tense)
5. It ____________________ dark. We should go inside. (present continuous tense)
6. George’s son ____________________________ bad grades in school. (present perfect continuous tense)
7. We ___________________________ a new computer soon. (future continuous tense)
8. What kind of salary __________ he __________ at his job? (present tense)
9. Matt ____________________ home until 2:30 in the morning. (past tense, negative)
10. ________ the sun ____________ in your eyes? (present continuous tense)
11. Why __________ you ___________ any time off from work? (modal verb: can, negative)
12. They ____________________ a new microwave because their old one broke. (idiomatic modal verb: have to)
13. The students noticed their teacher ___________________ angry, so they stopped talking. (past continuous tense)
14. How many pounds of chicken __________ you __________ at the store? (past tense)
15. My fingers kept ________________ cut by the thorns on the braches, so I put on some gloves. (gerund)
16. She likes ___________________ to work before everyone else. (infinitive)
17. You _____________________ hot under that heavy uniform. (modal verb: must)
18. The movie _______________ boring, so we left early. (past tense)
19. If he ____________________ that job, he would have needed to move in with his parents. (past perfect tense, negative)
20. ___________________ to the airport in time for our flight is going to be difficult. (gerund)

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Quiz 6 (Answers)

Directions: Put the verb “get” into the correct verb tense or form.

1. Our teacher gets to school early in the morning. (present tense)
2. He got mad at his friends because they laughed at him. (past tense)
3. You will get your food in about ten minutes / You are going to get your food in about ten minutes. (future tense)
4. My wife has gotten everything she ever wanted. (present perfect tense)
5. It is getting dark. We should go inside. (present continuous tense)
6. George’s son has been getting bad grades in school. (present perfect continuous tense)
7. We will be getting a new computer soon. / We are going to be getting a new computer soon. (future continuous tense)
8. What kind of salary does he get at his job? (present tense)
9. Matt didn’t get home until 2:30 in the morning. (past tense, negative)
10. Is the sun getting in your eyes? (present continuous tense)
11. Why can’t you get any time off from work? (modal verb: can, negative)
12. They have to get a new microwave because their old one broke. (idiomatic modal verb: have to)
13. The students noticed their teacher was getting angry, so they stopped talking. (past continuous tense)
14. How many pounds of chicken did you get at the store? (past tense)
15. My fingers kept getting cut by the thorns on the braches, so I put on some gloves. (gerund)
16. She likes to get to work before everyone else. (infinitive)
17. You must get hot under that heavy uniform. (modal verb: must)
18. The movie got boring, so we left early. (past tense)
19. If he hadn’t gotten that job, he would have needed to move in with his parents. (past perfect tense, negative)
20. Getting to the airport in time for our flight is going to be difficult. (gerund)

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Quiz 7

Directions: Put the verb “put” into the correct verb tense or form.
1. We __________ our garbage outside every Thursday so that it can be collected. (present tense)
2. Where __________ she _________ her keys? (past tense)
3. _______ you __________ the money in the bank? (future tense)
4. How much time __________ they __________ into this project? (present perfect tense)
5. you ____________________ your car into the garage? (present continuous tense)
6. _________ your wife ____________________ more hours in at work this week? (present perfect continuous tense)
7. Our neighbors ________________________ an addition onto their house. (future continuous tense)
8. Don’t forget _________________ a jacket on before we leave the house. It might get cold later on. (infinitive)
9. Try ____________________ the car into a lower gear when you drive through the snow. (gerund)
10. Where ___________ we ____________ our furniture? (modal verb: should)
11. Sarah ____________ three gallons of ice cream into the freezer when she returned from the store. (past tense)
12. I ____________________ more effort into my job these days. (present continuous tense)
13. A man ____________________ into handcuffs by the police. (past tense, passive voice)
14. Bill ____________________ a lot of weight on since last year. (present perfect tense)
15. The city _______________________ new playground equipment into the park this spring. (modal verb: might)
16. Do you know how _________________ this machine together? (infinitive)
17. He ______________ on some gloves because his fingers were cold. (past tense)
18. Joey ______________ a hat on whenever he goes outside. (present tense)
19. __________ you ____________ new batteries into the camera? (present continuous tense)
20. Our baby keeps ________________ small objects into her mouth, so we have to watch her. (gerund)

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Quiz 7 (Answers)

Directions: Put the verb “put” into the correct verb tense or form.
1. We put our garbage outside every Thursday so that it can be collected. (present tense)
2. Where did she put her keys? (past tense)
3. Will you put the money in the bank? (future tense)
4. How much time have they put into this project? (present perfect tense)
5. Are you putting your car into the garage? (present continuous tense)
6. Has your wife been putting more hours in at work this week? (present perfect continuous tense)
7. Our neighbors will be putting an addition onto their house. (future continuous tense)
8. Don’t forget to put a jacket on before we leave the house. It might get cold later on. (infinitive)
9. Try putting the car into a lower gear when you drive through the snow. (gerund)
10. Where should we put our furniture? (modal verb: should)
11. Sarah put three gallons of ice cream into the freezer when she returned from the store. (past tense)
12. I am putting more effort into my job these days. (present continuous tense)
13. A man was put into handcuffs by the police. (past tense, passive voice)
14. Bill has put a lot of weight on since last year. (present perfect tense)
15. The city might put new playground equipment into the park this spring. (modal verb: might)
16. Do you know how to put this machine together? (infinitive)
17. He put on some gloves because his fingers were cold. (past tense)
18. Joey puts a hat on whenever he goes outside. (present tense)
19. Are you putting new batteries into the camera? (present continuous tense)
20. Our baby keeps putting small objects into her mouth, so we have to watch her. (gerund)

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Quiz 8

Directions: Put the verb “use” into the correct verb tense or form.
1. Rhonda __________ a car to get to work. (present tense)
2. Last week she __________ the bus to get to work. (past tense)
3. Next week, she ________ probably __________ the subway. (future tense)
4. What kind of battery __________ the flashlight ___________? (present tense)
5. __________ you ever ___________ this kind of shampoo? (present perfect tense)
6. My friend, Bill, _____________________ the same cell phone company for years before he switched to a different carrier. (past perfect tense)
7. They’re going to keep their family safe by ________________ “green” cleaning supplies. (gerund)
8. Kevin didn’t remember ______________ his turn signal, so a police officer pulled him over. (infinitive)
9. The teacher ___________________ a new book to teach the class. (present continuous tense)
10. They __________________ their air conditioning if the windows are closed in this heat. (continuous modal verb: must be)
11. Tom _________________ a lot of oil to make the samosas. (past tense)
12. __________ you ____________________ the bathroom? (idiomatic modal verb: have to)
13. The police _____________________ a dog to sniff for bombs. (present continuous tense)
14. __________ the manager ___________ Spanish or English when he talks to his employees? (present tense)
15. I ____________________ the same accountant for the last twenty years. (present perfect tense)
16. Do you know how _________________ a computer? (infinitive)
17. She _____________________ so much salt in her cooking. (modal verb: should, negative)
18. We ____________________ a little help over here. (modal verb: can)
19. Simon ____________________ his head when he made that bad decision. (past continuous tense, negative)
20. Amish people ____________________ any electricity in their homes. (present tense, negative)

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Quiz 8 (Answers)

Directions: Put the verb “use” into the correct verb tense or form.
1. Rhonda uses a car to get to work. (present tense)
2. Last week she used the bus to get to work. (past tense)
3. Next week, she will probably use the subway. (future tense)
4. What kind of battery does the flashlight use? (present tense)
5. Have you ever used this kind of shampoo? (present perfect tense)
6. My friend, Bill, had used the same cell phone company for years before he switched to a different carrier. (past perfect tense)
7. They’re going to keep their family safe by using “green” cleaning supplies. (gerund)
8. Kevin didn’t remember to use his turn signal, so a police officer pulled him over. (infinitive)
9. The teacher is using a new book to teach the class. (present continuous tense)
10. They must be using their air conditioning if the windows are closed in this heat. (continuous modal verb: must be)
11. Tom used a lot of oil to make the samosas. (past tense)
12. Do you have to use the bathroom? (idiomatic modal verb: have to)
13. The police are using a dog to sniff for bombs. (present continuous tense)
14. Does the manager use Spanish or English when he talks to his employees? (present tense)
15. I have used the same accountant for the last twenty years. (present perfect tense)
16. Do you know how to use a computer? (infinitive)
17. She shouldn’t use so much salt in her cooking. (modal verb: should, negative)
18. We can use a little help over here. (modal verb: can)
19. Simon wasn’t using his head when he made that bad decision. (past continuous tense, negative)
20. Amish people don’t use any electricity in their homes. (present tense, negative)

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Quiz 9

Directions: Put the verb “give” into the correct verb tense or form.
1. He ___________ his employees a lot of work to do. (present tense)
2. The professor ___________ a very interesting lecture a couple of days ago. (past tense)
3. The teacher _________________ us some extra time to finish our assignment. (future tense)
4. __________ that man over there _____________ you any trouble? (present continuous tense)
5. That store ___________________ away free samples of chocolate, but then they stopped. (past continuous tense)
6. Who ____________________ him that balloon? (past tense)
7. Who _____________ you ____________ money to last year? (past tense)
8. __________ his mother ____________ him any work to do around the house? (present perfect tense)
9. Please, ____________________ the dog any more to eat. (imperative form, negative)
10. The fumes from that gas pump ____________________ me a headache. (present continuous tense)
11. Veronica _____________________ much thought to which college she wanted to attend until just before she made the decision. (past perfect tense, negative)
12. How much money __________ you ___________________ to the Red Cross? (idiomatic modal verb: be able to)
13. The witness _________________________ a good description of the suspect to the police because it was so dark. (idiomatic modal verb: be able to, past tense, negative)
14. Dan needs ____________________ a speech next week (infinitive)
15. You can help others in need by _________________ blood once or twice a year. (gerund)
16. Samantha ____________________ a hundred dollars and told by her mother to go buy some clothes at the mall. (past tense, passive voice)
17. Ted ____________________ a lot of responsibility at work. (present tense, passive voice)
18. Some of the students ____________________ Ron a hard time at school. (present perfect continuous tense)
19. How much help __________ your teacher ___________ you in class? (present tense)
20. Lena’s boss ____________________ her a lot of work to do. (present perfect tense)

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Quiz 9 (Answers)

Directions: Put the verb “give” into the correct verb tense or form.
1. He gives his employees a lot of work to do. (present tense)
2. The professor gave a very interesting lecture a couple of days ago. (past tense)
3. The teacher will give us some extra time to finish our assignment. (future tense)
4. Is that man over there giving you any trouble? (present continuous tense)
5. That store was giving away free samples of chocolate, but then they stopped. (past continuous tense)
6. Who gave him that balloon? (past tense)
7. Who did you give money to last year? (past tense)
8. Has his mother given him any work to do around the house? (present perfect tense)
9. Please, don’t give the dog any more to eat. (imperative form, negative)
10. The fumes from that gas pump are giving me a headache. (present continuous tense)
11. Veronica hadn’t given much thought to which college she wanted to attend until just before she made the decision. (past perfect tense, negative)
12. How much money are you able to give to the Red Cross? (idiomatic modal verb: be able to)
13. The witness wasn’t able to give a good description of the suspect to the police because it was so dark. (idiomatic modal verb: be able to, past tense, negative)
14. Dan needs to give a speech next week (infinitive)
15. You can help others in need by giving blood once or twice a year. (gerund)
16. Samantha was given a hundred dollars and told by her mother to go buy some clothes at the mall. (past tense, passive voice)
17. Ted is given a lot of responsibility at work. (present tense, passive voice)
18. Some of the students have been giving Ron a hard time at school. (present perfect continuous tense)
19. How much help does your teacher give you in class? (present tense)
20. Lena’s boss has given her a lot of work to do. (present perfect tense)

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Quiz 10

Directions: Put the verb “see” into the correct verb tense or form.
1. She ___________ her dentist at least twice a year. (present tense)
2. __________ you __________ that car go by? It was a new Jaguar. (past tense)
3. I ____________________ you until next year. (future tense, negative)
4. __________ you ____________ what I ___________________? I can’t believe my eyes. (present continuous tense)
5. Bob _____________________ that movie over ten times. (present perfect tense)
6. Sheila ____________________ anything without her glasses. (modal verb: can, negative)
7. My mother ____________________ several doctor before she finally found one who was able to help her with her cancer. (past perfect tense)
8. Donna __________________________ Bob for the last six months. (present perfect continuous tense)
9. You ____________________ a doctor if you feel pain in your chest. (idiomatic modal verb: ought to)
10. When ___________ Ali ____________ his friends? (present tense)
11. Why __________ Greg ____________ a therapist? (present continuous tense)
12. When do you think we ____________________ an improvement in the economy? (future tense)
13. Do you want ____________________ a baseball game this weekend? (infinitive)
14. _____________________ a baseball game with your kids is a great experience. (gerund)
15. How many famous people ___________ you ____________ when you visited Los Angeles? (past tense)
16. Harold ____________________ his boss in several days. (present perfect tense, negative)
17. We _____________________ a good thunderstorm tonight. (modal verb: might)
18. I _____________________ spending twenty thousand dollars on a new car. (modal verb: can, negative)
19. ____________ if you can get the attention of that police officer over there. (imperative form)
20. They ____________________ eye to eye on anything. They argue all the time. (present tense, negative)

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Quiz 10 (Answers)

Directions: Put the verb “see” into the correct verb tense or form.
1. She sees her dentist at least twice a year. (present tense)
2. Did you see that car go by? It was a new Jaguar. (past tense)
3. I won’t see you until next year. (future tense, negative)
4. Are you seeing what I‘m seeing? I can’t believe my eyes. (present continuous tense)
5. Bob has seen that movie over ten times. (present perfect tense)
6. Sheila can’t see anything without her glasses. (modal verb: can, negative)
7. My mother had seen several doctor before she finally found one who was able to help her with her cancer. (past perfect tense)
8. Donna has been seeing Bob for the last six months. (present perfect continuous tense)
9. You ought to see a doctor if you feel pain in your chest. (idiomatic modal verb: ought to)
10. When does Ali see his friends? (present tense)
11. Why is Greg seeing a therapist? (present continuous tense)
12. When do you think we will see an improvement in the economy? (future tense)
13. Do you want to see a baseball game this weekend? (infinitive)
14. Seeing a baseball game with your kids is a great experience. (gerund)
15. How many famous people did you see when you visited Los Angeles? (past tense)
16. Harold hasn’t seen his boss in several days. (present perfect tense, negative)
17. We might see a good thunderstorm tonight. (modal verb: might)
18. I can’t see spending twenty thousand dollars on a new car. (modal verb: can, negative)
19. See if you can get the attention of that police officer over there. (imperative form)
20. They don’t see eye to eye on anything. They argue all the time. (present tense, negative)

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Quiz 11 Look

Directions: Put the verb “look” into the correct verb tense or form. Some verbs are negative.
1. He ___________ tired. (present tense)
2. When _____________ you ____________ for a new job? (future tense)
3. It _____________________________________ good if you keep coming to work late. (“going to future tense, negative)
4. They ______________________________ at buying a house soon. (present continuous tense)
5. How many cars _________________ you ___________________at today? (present perfect tense)
6. Those shoes _______________________________ good on you. (present tense, negative)
7. You __________________________________ in the refrigerator if you’re hungry. (modal verb: should)
8. That girl over there ___________________________________ at you. Go talk to her. (present perfect continuous tense)
9. I ____________________ for my shoes this morning, but I couldn’t find them. (past tense)
10. Sasha ___________________________ well this morning, so the school nurse sent her home. (past tense, negative)
11. ______________ your car _______________________ at by a mechanic? (past tense, passive voice)
12. It ______________________________ like you’re going to get a good grade in this class. (present tense, negative)
13. If the children want _______________________ for a new dog, they can find one at the animal shelter. (infinitive)
14. __________________________ directly at the sun is bad for your eyes. (gerund)
15. Ali ___________________________ at several colleges before he found one that he liked. (past perfect tense)
16. ___________________ out! There’s a car coming. (imperative form)
17. The little girl ________________________ when she crossed the street, and a car hit her. (past continuous tense, negative)
18. We _______________________________ through the window because it was so dirty. (modal verb: could, negative)
19. How ______________ the weather ________________ for today? (present tense)
20. She ________________________________ her age. (present tense, negative)

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Quiz 11 Look (Answers)

Directions: Put the verb “look” into the correct verb tense or form. Some verbs are negative.
1. He looks tired. (present tense)
2. When will you look for a new job? (future tense)
3. It isn’t going to look good if you keep coming to work late. (“going to future tense, negative)
4. They are looking at buying a house soon. (present continuous tense)
5. How many cars have you looked at today? (present perfect tense)
6. Those shoes don’t look good on you. (present tense, negative)
7. You should look in the refrigerator if you’re hungry. (modal verb: should)
8. That girl over there has been looking at you. Go talk to her. (present perfect continuous tense)
9. I looked for my shoes this morning, but I couldn’t find them. (past tense)
10. Sasha didn’t look well this morning, so the school nurse sent her home. (past tense, negative)
11. Was your car looked at by a mechanic? (past tense, passive voice)
12. It doesn’t look like you’re going to get a good grade in this class. (present tense, negative)
13. If the children want to look for a new dog, they can find one at the animal shelter. (infinitive)
14. Looking directly at the sun is bad for your eyes. (gerund)
15. Ali had looked at several colleges before he found one that he liked. (past perfect tense)
16. Look out! There’s a car coming. (imperative form)
17. The little girl wasn’t looking when she crossed the street, and a car hit her. (past continuous tense, negative)
18. We couldn’t look through the window because it was so dirty. (modal verb: could, negative)
19. How does the weather look for today? (present tense)
20. She doesn’t look her age. (present tense, negative. To “look one’s age” is an expression.)

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Quiz 12 Look Watch See

Directions: The verbs “look,” “watch,” and “see” are similar in some ways and different in others. Complete the sentences and questions below with one of these three verbs. Pay attention to the verb tenses indicated in parentheses.
1. She _________________ a lot of TV at night. (present tense)
2. Did you have a chance to _________________ at the newspaper this morning? (infinitive)
3. ________ you _________ that bird in the tree over there? It’s a cardinal. (present tense)
4. ___________________ at the sun for too long is bad for your eyes. (gerund)
5. The doctor ____________ ___________ you in a few minutes. (future tense)
6. _________ I ___________ you while you do that? I want to learn how to make pancackes. (can)
7. __________! There’s a full moon tonight. (imperative)
8. Try not to _______________ the clock when you’re sitting in class. The teacher doesn’t like it. (infinitive)
9. __________ you ___________ that new movie yet? (present perfect tense)
10. Robert has a new girlfriend. He __________ ___________ ____________ her for the last six months. (present perfect continuous tense)
11. __________ you ____________ my kids for a minute. I have to go to the restroom. (can)
12. We _____________ ______________ at cars all day today. (past continuous tense)
13. Be careful of that man. He __________ _____________ for trouble. (present continuous tense)
14. Sophia __________ ____________ the other car coming, so she got into an accident. (past tense — negative)
15. _________ you _____________ for your keys? They’re right here. (present continuous tense)
16. How long ___________ she ____________ _____________ TV today? (present perfect continuous tense)
17. The police __________ _______________ for a man driving a silver Toyota Corolla. (present continuous tense)
18. ___________ George _____________ his friends yesterday? I thought he did. (past tense — negative)
19. ____________ he ______________ seen a dentist for his toothache? (present perfect tense)
20. That tree ____________ _____________ very healthy. (present tense — negative)

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Quiz 12 Look Watch See (Answers)

Directions: The verbs “look,” “watch,” and “see” are similar in some ways and different in others. Complete the sentences and questions below with one of these three verbs. Pay attention to the verb tenses indicated in parentheses.
1. She watches a lot of TV at night. (present tense)
2. Did you have a chance to look at the newspaper this morning? (infinitive)
3. Do you see that bird in the tree over there? It’s a cardinal. (present tense)
4. Looking at the sun for too long is bad for your eyes. (gerund)
5. The doctor will see you in a few minutes. (future tense)
6. Can I watch you while you do that? I want to learn how to make pancackes. (can)
7. Look! There’s a full moon tonight. (imperative)
8. Try not to watch the clock when you’re sitting in class. The teacher doesn’t like it. (infinitive)
9. Have you seen that new movie yet? (present perfect tense)
10. Robert has a new girlfriend. He has been seeing her for the last six months. (present perfect continuous tense)
11. Can you watch my kids for a minute. I have to go to the restroom. (can)
12. We were looking at cars all day today. (past continuous tense)
13. Be careful of that man. He is looking for trouble. (present continuous tense)
14. Sophia didn’t see the other car coming, so she got into an accident. (past tense — negative)
15. Are you looking for your keys? They’re right here. (present continuous tense)
16. How long has she been watching TV today? (present perfect continuous tense)
17. The police are looking for a man driving a silver Toyota Corolla. (present continuous tense)
18. Didn’t George see his friends yesterday? I thought he did. (past tense — negative)
19. Has he seen a dentist for his toothache? (present perfect tense)
20. That tree doesn’t look very healthy. (present tense — negative)

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Quiz 13 Know

Directions: Put the verb “know” into the correct verb tense or form. Some verbs are negative.
1. He ___________ a lot of people in his class. (present tense)
2. She __________ ___________ about today’s test. (past tense — negative)
3. How long __________ you ___________ about this problem? (present perfect tense)
4. When __________ I ___________ the results of the blood test? (future tense)
5. They __________ ____________ their neighbors very well. (present tense — negative)
6. Katy _____________ the teacher was going to call on her, so she was ready with an answer. (past tense)
7. All the facts related to the accident ___________ ___________ yet. (present tense, passive voice — negative)
8. How much __________ he ____________ about fixing a leaky faucet? (present tense)
9. She wants _________________ how much the furniture is going to cost. (infinitive)
10. _________________ how to play the piano gives Mindy a tremendous amount of self-confidence. (gerund)
11. I’m not very familiar with Iceland. What __________ it ____________ for? (present tense, passive voice)
12. If I __________ ___________ how long it would take to get there by car, I would have flown instead. (past perfect tense)
13. __________ you ____________ that the meeting was cancelled? (past tense — negative)
14. The salesperson over there __________ __________ which cell phone is better. (might)
15. My wife and I ___________ ____________ if we’re going to have a boy or a girl after we visit the doctor today. (should)
16. Brian __________ __________ __________ the answers to the questions on the test, but he didn’t. (should — past)
17. When _________ we ___________ __________ ____________ the verdict in the trial? (“going to” future tense)
18. Tom ___________ ___________ ___________ to have a bad temper. (present perfect tense, passive voice)
19. You _________ __________ _________ ___________ English to work in a restaurant. (have to, present tense — negative)
20. Our neighbor, Jim, ____________ _____________ how to keep the rabbits out of his garden. (present tense — negative)

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Quiz 13 Know (Answers)

Directions: Put the verb “know” into the correct verb tense or form. Some verbs are negative.
1. He knows a lot of people in his class. (present tense)
2. She didn’t know about today’s test. (past tense — negative)
3. How long have you known about this problem? (present perfect tense)
4. When will I know the results of the blood test? (future tense)
5. They don’t know their neighbors very well. (present tense — negative)
6. Katy knew the teacher was going to call on her, so she was ready with an answer. (past tense)
7. All the facts related to the accident aren’t known yet. (present tense, passive voice — negative)
8. How much does he know about fixing a leaky faucet? (present tense)
9. She wants to know how much the furniture is going to cost. (infinitive)
10. Knowing how to play the piano gives Mindy a tremendous amount of self-confidence. (gerund)
11. I’m not very familiar with Iceland. What is it known for? (present tense, passive voice)
12. If I had known how long it would take to get there by car, I would have flown instead. (past perfect tense)
13. Didn’t you know that the meeting was cancelled? (past tense — negative)
14. The salesperson over there might know which cell phone is better. (might)
15. My wife and I should know if we’re going to have a boy or a girl after we visit the doctor today. (should)
16. Brian should have known the answers to the questions on the test, but he didn’t. (should — past)
17. When are we going to know the verdict in the trial? (“going to” future tense)
18. Tom has been known to have a bad temper. (present perfect tense, passive voice)
19. You don’t have to know English to work in a restaurant. (have to, present tense — negative)
20. Our neighbor, Jim, doesn’t know how to keep the rabbits out of his garden. (present tense — negative)

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Quiz 14 Make

Directions: Put the verb “make” into the correct verb tense or form. Some verbs are negative.
1. Harold __________ a lot of money last year. (past tense)
2. Her perfume __________ ____________ my eyes water. (present continuous tense)
3. The movie __________ ____________ you laugh out loud. (future tense)
4. __________ the medicine _____________ you feel better? (present tense)
5. She __________ ____________ the bed this morning. (past tense — negative)
6. The children __________ ____________ animals out of clay in art class this morning. (past continuous tense)
7. This car __________ ____________ in Germany. (past tense, passive voice)
8. How much money __________ he ___________ at his job? (present tense)
9. It’s too bad they split up. They ___________ a nice couple. (past tense)
10. I want _______________ some cookies today. (infinitive)
11. You ____________ ______________ so much noise. (should — negative)
12. Learning online every day __________ ____________ a big difference in her English. (present perfect tense)
13. __________ you ___________ reservations for the flight to Los Angeles yet? (present perfect tense)
14. A lot of progress ________ _________ _________ on a cure for cancer. (present continuous tense, passive voice)
15. It’s hard to avoid ______________ mistakes when you learn something new. (gerund)
16. This decision ____________ ____________ any sense. (present tense — negative)
17. ____________ a left turn at the light. (imperative form)
18. You __________ _________ ___________ more money if accept the promotion. (future continuous tense)
19. She __________ ___________ coffee yet, has she? (present perfect tense — negative)
20. Ron called to say that he __________ ____________ the meeting this afternoon. (can — negative)

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Quiz 14 Make (Answers)

Directions: Put the verb “make” into the correct verb tense or form. Some verbs are negative.
1. Harold made a lot of money last year. (past tense)
2. Her perfume is making my eyes water. (present continuous tense)
3. The movie will make you laugh out loud. (future tense)
4. Does the medicine make you feel better? (present tense)
5. She didn’t make the bed this morning. (past tense — negative)
6. The children were making animals out of clay in art class this morning. (past continuous tense)
7. This car was made in Germany. (past tense, passive voice)
8. How much money does he make at his job? (present tense)
9. It’s too bad they split up. They made a nice couple. (past tense)
10. I want to make some cookies today. (infinitive)
11. You shouldn’t make so much noise. (should — negative)
12. Learning online every day has made a big difference in her English. (present perfect tense)
13. Have you made reservations for the flight to Los Angeles yet? (present perfect tense)
14. A lot of progress is being made on a cure for cancer. (present continuous tense, passive voice)
15. It’s hard to avoid making mistakes when you learn something new. (gerund)
16. This decision doesn’t make any sense. (present tense — negative)
17. Make a left turn at the light. (imperative form)
18. You will be making more money if accept the promotion. (future continuous tense)
19. She hasn’t made coffee yet, has she? (present perfect tense — negative)
20. Ron called to say that he can’t make the meeting this afternoon. (can — negative)

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Quiz 15 Come

Directions: Put the verb “come” into the correct verb tense or form. Some verbs are negative.
1. The mail ___________ everyday at about two in the afternoon. (present tense)
2. Yasmin __________ ____________ to class anymore. (present tense — negative)
3. The president of China __________ _____________ to the United States this week. (present continuous tense)
4. __________ you ____________ to my party next week? (future tense)
5. Irina and I are going to the market, and Katy wants ________ __________ with us . (infinitive)
6. When our refund ___________, we used the money to buy some new furniture. (past tense)
7. Please __________ home as soon as possible. (imperative form)
8. Our next-door neighbor __________ never __________ over to our house. (present perfect tense)
9. Lydia __________ __________ to class on time today. (past tense — negative)
10. Edward’s parents ________ ________ ___________ for a visit next week. (future continuous tense)
11. If they _________ ___________ to the performance earlier, they would have found a place to sit down. (past perfect tense)
12. ____________ to the United States is a difficult process for some people. (gerund)
13. The package we’re waiting for _________ __________ today. (might)
14. The package __________ __________ ___________ already. Go check. (might — past tense)
15. Jennifer ____________ through her heart operation without any problems. (past tense)
16. The bike we bought __________ ____________ with any assembly instructions in the box. (past tense — negative)
17. Don stopped _____________ to our house after we got a dog. He’s allergic to dog hair. (gerund)
18. A big snowstorm ________ ________ ________ __________ this evening. (“going to” future tense)
19. My sister ________ _______ _________ _______ _________ over until tomorrow. (will + be able to + come — negative)
20. Why __________ you _____________ to visit us more often? (present tense — negative)

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Quiz 15 Come (Answers)

Directions: Put the verb “come” into the correct verb tense or form. Some verbs are negative.
1. The mail comes everyday at about two in the afternoon. (present tense)
2. Yasmin doesn’t come to class anymore. (present tense — negative)
3. The president of China is coming to the United States this week. (present continuous tense)
4. Will you come to my party next week? (future tense)
5. Irina and I are going to the market, and Katy wants to come with us . (infinitive)
6. When our refund came, we used the money to buy some new furniture. (past tense)
7. Please come home as soon as possible. (imperative form)
8. Our next-door neighbor has never come over to our house. (present perfect tense)
9. Lydia didn’t come to class on time today. (past tense — negative)
10. Edward’s parents will be coming for a visit next week. (future continuous tense)
11. If they had come to the performance earlier, they would have found a place to sit down. (past perfect tense)
12. Coming to the United States is a difficult process for some people. (gerund)
13. The package we’re waiting for might come today. (might)
14. The package might have come already. Go check. (might — past tense)
15. Jennifer came through her heart operation without any problems. (past tense)
16. The bike we bought didn’t come with any assembly instructions in the box. (past tense — negative)
17. Don stopped coming to our house after we got a dog. He’s allergic to dog hair. (gerund)
18. A big snowstorm is going to come this evening. (“going to” future tense)
19. My sister won’t be able to come over until tomorrow. (will + be able to + come — negative)
20. Why don’t you come to visit us more often? (present tense — negative)

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Quiz 16 Need

Directions: Choose the verb “need” or “want” and put them into the correct verb tense or form. Some verbs are negative.
1. Vivian ___________ to get some gas because her fuel gauge was on empty. (past tense)
2. Sometimes my kids _________ ___________ to eat their vegetables, but I tell them they have to. (present tense — negative)
3. A lot of help __________ __________ to get the job finished. (past tense, passive voice)
4. _________ you ____________ to see a movie later today? (present tense)
5. I really __________ to see a doctor about this back pain. (present tense)
6. Why _________ Helen __________ to go to Hawaii for a vacation? (present tense — negative)
7. He __________ always ___________ a new car, and finally he got one. (present perfect tense)
8. Who __________ __________ this piece of cake? (past tense — negative)
9. A man at work __________ __________ by the police for armed robbery. (past tense, passive voice)
10. That company ____________ to lay off about 50 employees because business is slow. (present tense)
11. They ___________ ____________ any more money for the movies. I gave them $30. (should — negative)
12. Do you think you __________ ___________ to order dessert after eating so much for dinner? (future tense)
13. The dentist says I __________ ____________ to do a better job of brushing my teeth. (future tense)
14. It’s natural ____________ a better life for your children. (infinitive)
15. Tom and Jennifer __________ ___________ a lot of heavy clothes if they move to Florida. (future tense — negative)
16. Our supervisor __________ __________ to get so angry all the time. He should calm down. (present tense — negative)
17. I remember _______________ a train set for Christmas when I was a little boy. (gerund)
18. We ___________ ____________ to call a plumber since moving into our new house. (present perfect tense — negative)
19. Excuse me. I ___________ to take this call. It might be an emergency. (present tense)
20. It’s awful __________ always ___________ a cigarette when you are addicted to smoking. (infinitive)

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Quiz 16 Need (Answers)

Directions: Choose the verb “need” or “want” and put them into the correct verb tense or form. Some verbs are negative.
1. Vivian needed to get some gas because her fuel gauge was on empty. (past tense)
2. Sometimes my kids don’t want to eat their vegetables, but I tell them they have to. (present tense — negative)
3. A lot of help was needed to get the job finished. (past tense, passive voice)
4. Do you want to see a movie later today? (present tense)
5. I really need to see a doctor about this back pain. (present tense)
6. Why doesn’t Helen want to go to Hawaii for a vacation? (present tense — negative)
7. He has always wanted a new car, and finally he got one. (present perfect tense)
8. Who didn’t want this piece of cake? (past tense — negative)
9. A man at work was wanted by the police for armed robbery. (past tense, passive voice)
10. That company needs to lay off about 50 employees because business is slow. (present tense)
11. They shouldn’t need any more money for the movies. I gave them $30. (should — negative)
12. Do you think you will want to order dessert after eating so much for dinner? (future tense)
13. The dentist says I will need to do a better job of brushing my teeth. (future tense)
14. It’s natural to want a better life for your children. (infinitive)
15. Tom and Jennifer won’t need a lot of heavy clothes if they move to Florida. (future tense — negative)
16. Our supervisor doesn’t need to get so angry all the time. He should calm down. (present tense — negative)
17. I remember wanting a train set for Christmas when I was a little boy. (gerund)
18. We haven’t needed to call a plumber since moving into our new house. (present perfect tense — negative)
19. Excuse me. I need to take this call. It might be an emergency. (present tense)
20. It’s awful to always need a cigarette when you are addicted to smoking. (infinitive)
(Note: “want” is also a possible answer for #20)

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Quiz 17 Say

Directions: Put the verb “say” into the correct verb tense or form. Some verbs are negative.
1. What __________ that sign __________? (present tense)
2. Mary __________ she would finish her homework after dinner. (past tense)
3. The teacher __________ ___________ a lot of nice things about her students. (present perfect tense)
4. ____________ you’re going to do something is not the same thing as actually doing it. (gerund)
5. What is she trying ________ __________? (infinitive)
6. Dan ________ __________ something when he was interrupted by a phone call. (past continuous tense)
7. Do you remember what __________ ___________ at the meeting? (past tense, passive voice)
8. The newspaper __________ ___________ anything about the accident. (present tense — negative)
9. Jennifer __________ probably ___________ she already has a boyfriend if you try to ask her out. (future tense)
10. The man sitting next to me on the plane __________ ___________ a single word during the trip. (past tense — negative)
11. Does Tim know what he ______ ________ ______ ________ when he meets with the President? (“going to” future tense)
12. Much ________ ________ ________ and written about the tragic events of that day. (present perfect tense, passive voice)
13. I’m sorry. I don’t understand what you __________ ___________. (present continuous tense)
14. __________ we ____________ something to our parents about what happened? (should)
15. She __________ ___________ anything right now because she lost her voice. (can — negative)
16. The clock __________ it’s a quarter after eight. (present tense)
17. What __________ he __________ in his defense? (past tense)
18. What _________ you _________ ________ _________? (be going to — past)
19. This ________ _________ to be a good restaurant. (present tense, passive voice)
20. I don’t know what ________ __________ in that situation. (infinitive)

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Quiz 17 Say (Answers)

Directions: Put the verb “say” into the correct verb tense or form. Some verbs are negative.
1. What does that sign say? (present tense)
2. Mary said she would finish her homework after dinner. (past tense)
3. The teacher has said a lot of nice things about her students. (present perfect tense)
4.Saying you’re going to do something is not the same thing as actually doing it. (gerund)
5. What is she trying to say? (infinitive)
6. Dan was saying something when he was interrupted by a phone call. (past continuous tense)
7. Do you remember what was said at the meeting? (past tense, passive voice)
8. The newspaper doesn’t say anything about the accident. (present tense — negative)
9. Jennifer will probably say she already has a boyfriend if you try to ask her out. (future tense)
10. The man sitting next to me on the plane didn’t say a single word during the trip. (past tense — negative)
11. Does Tim know what he is going to say when he meets with the President? (“going to” future tense)
12. Much has been said and written about the tragic events of that day. (present perfect tense, passive voice)
13. I’m sorry. I don’t understand what you are saying. (present continuous tense)
14. Should we say something to our parents about what happened? (should)
15. She can’t say anything right now because she lost her voice. (can — negative)
16. The clock says it’s a quarter after eight. (present tense)
17. What did he say in his defense? (past tense)
18. What were you going to say? (be going to — past)
19. This is said to be a good restaurant. (present tense, passive voice)
20. I don’t know what to say in that situation. (infinitive)

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Quiz 18 Tell

Directions: Put the verb “tell” into the correct verb tense or form. Some verbs are negative.
1. What __________ he __________ you? (past tense)
2. How __________ you ____________ the difference between the twin girls? (present tense)
3. She __________ _____________ everyone about her new job. (present continuous tense)
4. _____________ the time in English is an important thing to learn. (gerund)
5. I’m sorry ________ ___________ you this, but I have to quit my job. (infinitive)
6. What __________ your body ___________ you about your smoking? (present continuous tense)
7. __________ I ___________ you a secret? (can)
8. Henry ___________ ____________ his coworkers a lot of lies about his past. (present perfect tense)
9. Your supervisor __________ ___________ you what to do. (future tense)
10. Veronica ___________ ___________ ____________ everyone that she’s engaged. (present perfect continuous tense)
11. The employees ___________ ____________ to go home early today. (past tense, passive voice)
12. Before he was fired, Nelson __________ __________ __________ several times not to show up late for work. (past perfect tense, passive voice)
13. Everyone __________ ____________ that he likes her. (can)
14. The students ___________ __________ ___________ to enter the room quietly. (present continuous tense, passive voice)
15. Luke __________ ____________ his wife about the fight he got into at work. (past tense — negative)
16. This watch __________ __________ time very well. (present tense — negative)
17. __________ you ___________ your brother what happened to his guitar? (present perfect tense)
18. Your teacher ___________ me that you did very well on your last test. (past tense)
19. Please, ___________ us the truth. (imperative form)
20. Tom’s children ___________ ___________ about the time he spent in prison. (past tense, passive voice — negative)

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Quiz 18 Tell (Answers)

Directions: Put the verb “tell” into the correct verb tense or form. Some verbs are negative.
1. What did he tell you? (past tense)
2. How do you tell the difference between the twin girls? (present tense)
3. She is telling everyone about her new job. (present continuous tense)
4. Telling the time in English is an important thing to learn. (gerund)
5. I’m sorry to tell you this, but I have to quit my job. (infinitive)
6. What is your body telling you about your smoking? (present continuous tense)
7. Can I tell you a secret? (can)
8. Henry has told his coworkers a lot of lies about his past. (present perfect tense)
9. Your supervisor will tell you what to do. (future tense)
10. Veronica has been telling everyone that she’s engaged. (present perfect continuous tense)
11. The employees were told to go home early today. (past tense, passive voice)
12. Before he was fired, Nelson had been told several times not to show up late for work. (past perfect tense, passive voice)
13. Everyone can tell that he likes her. (can)
14. The students are being told to enter the room quietly. (present continuous tense, passive voice)
15. Luke didn’t tell his wife about the fight he got into at work. (past tense — negative)
16. This watch doesn’t tell time very well. (present tense — negative)
17. Have you told your brother what happened to his guitar? (present perfect tense)
18. Your teacher told me that you did very well on your last test. (past tense)
19. Please, tell us the truth. (imperative form)
20. Tom’s children weren’t told about the time he spent in prison. (past tense, passive voice — negative)

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Quiz 19 Keep

Directions: Put the verb “keep” into the correct verb tense or form. Some verbs are negative.
1. They ___________ all of their money in the bank. (present tense)
2. Where __________ you __________ your money? (present tense)
3. Joe __________ talking when the teacher told him to stop, so he got in trouble. (past tense)
4. Why __________ Elena ____________ her bread in the refrigerator? (present tense)
5. The noise next door _________ ___________ me awake. (present continuous tense)
6. Drinking all that coffee __________ probably ___________ him awake. (future tense)
7. We __________ _____________ food in our tents when we go camping because of the bears. (present tense — negative)
8. How long __________ you ____________ your tax reports? (present tense)
9. _____________ warm in the winter is easier if you wear a sweater. (gerund)
10. An extra set of keys to her house ________ ___________ inside that drawer. (present tense, passive voice)
11. She ___________ ____________ any of the letters that he sent to her. (past tense — negative)
12. How long ____________ he _______________ his motorcycle in his garage? (present perfect tense)
13. Why ____________ they ____________ in contact with each other? (present perfect tense — negative)
14. He says he ________ ________ _________ ___________ calling them until they answer the phone. (“going to” future tense)
15. I __________ __________ ________ ___________ my snake in my dorm room. (be able to — past)
16. Mark _____________ a gun under his mattress. (present tense)
17. The company needs ________ ___________ track of its spending. (infinitive)
18. Her diamond necklaces __________ ___________ under lock and key. (present tense, passive voice)
19. The milk __________ ___________ cold enough, so they threw it out. (past tense, passive voice — negative)
20. Don’t move! ____________ your hands where I can see them! (imperative form)

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Quiz 19 Keep (Answers)

Directions: Put the verb “keep” into the correct verb tense or form. Some verbs are negative.
1. They keep all of their money in the bank. (present tense)
2. Where do you keep your money? (present tense)
3. Joe kept talking when the teacher told him to stop, so he got in trouble. (past tense)
4. Why does Elena keep her bread in the refrigerator? (present tense)
5. The noise next door is keeping me awake. (present continuous tense)
6. Drinking all that coffee will probably keep him awake. (future tense)
7. We don’t keep food in our tents when we go camping because of the bears. (present tense — negative)
8. How long do you keep your tax reports? (present tense)
9. Keeping warm in the winter is easier if you wear a sweater. (gerund)
10. An extra set of keys to her house is kept inside that drawer. (present tense, passive voice)
11. She didn’t keep any of the letters that he sent to her. (past tense — negative)
12. How long has he kept his motorcycle in his garage? (present perfect tense)
13. Why haven’t they kept in contact with each other? (present perfect tense — negative)
14. He says he is going to keep calling them until they answer the phone. (“going to” future tense)
15. I wasn’t able to keep my snake in my dorm room. (be able to — past)
16. Mark keeps a gun under his mattress. (present tense)
17. The company needs to keep track of its spending. (infinitive)
18. Her diamond necklaces are kept under lock and key. (present tense, passive voice)
19. The milk wasn’t kept cold enough, so they threw it out. (past tense, passive voice — negative)
20. Don’t move! Keep your hands where I can see them! (imperative form)

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Quiz 20 Cut

Directions: Put the verb “cut” into the correct verb tense or form. Some verbs are negative.
1. My neighbor ___________ his grass with an electric mower. (present tense)
2. She ___________ her hand while she was cooking. (past tense)
3. I usually __________ coupons from the newspaper to save money. (present tense)
4. He ________ _____________ red meat out of his diet. (present continuous tense)
5. The scissors __________ ____________ properly, so I threw them out. (past continuous tense — negative)
6. _________ the team ___________ him from the roster? (past tense)
7. __________ up some carrots and potatoes for the soup. (imperative form)
8. That knife is sharp. ________ ____________ yourself. (imperative form — negative)
9. What _________ they ___________ out of their budget for next year? (future tense)
10. If Jeff ___________ ____________ that tree branch soon, it will probably fall down on his house. (present tense — negative)
11. His hair __________ __________ very well. It looks uneven. (past tense, passive voice — negative)
12. _____________ through all that government bureaucracy isn’t an easy task. (gerund)
13. They decided _________ ________ their loses and get out of the stock market completely. (infinitive)
14. Fifty employees __________ ___________ from the payroll in order to save money. (past tense, passive voice.
15. Despite several weeks of negotiations, the two companies __________ __________ a deal. (could — negative)
16. Tanya ________ ________ _________ the meeting short so that she could get to the airport on time. (have to, past tense)
17. The power company _______ _________ ________ ________ off their electricity if they don’t pay their bill. (“going to” future tense)
18. ________ the wedding cake _________ __________ yet? (present perfect tense, passive voice)
19. Barbara _________ never __________ anyone’s hair before she tried to give her son a haircut. (past perfect tense)
20. The lumber __________ ___________ __________ right now. (present continuous tense, passive voice)

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Quiz 20 Cut (Answers)

Directions: Put the verb “cut” into the correct verb tense or form. Some verbs are negative.
1. My neighbor cuts his grass with an electric mower. (present tense)
2. She cut her hand while she was cooking. (past tense)
3. I usually cut coupons from the newspaper to save money. (present tense)
4. He is cutting red meat out of his diet. (present continuous tense)
5. The scissors weren’t cutting properly, so I threw them out. (past continuous tense — negative)
6. Did the team cut him from the roster? (past tense)
7. Cut up some carrots and potatoes for the soup. (imperative form)
8. That knife is sharp. Don’t cut yourself. (imperative form — negative)
9. What will they cut out of their budget for next year? (future tense)
10. If Jeff doesn’t cut that tree branch soon, it will probably fall down on his house. (present tense — negative)
11. His hair wasn’t cut very well. It looks uneven. (past tense, passive voice — negative)
12. Cutting through all that government bureaucracy isn’t an easy task. (gerund)
13. They decided to cut their loses and get out of the stock market completely. (infinitive)
14. Fifty employees were cut from the payroll in order to save money. (past tense, passive voice.
15. Despite several weeks of negotiations, the two companies couldn’t cut a deal. (could — negative)
16. Tanya had to cut the meeting short so that she could get to the airport on time. (have to, past tense)
17. The power company is going to cut off their electricity if they don’t pay their bill. (“going to” future tense)
18. Has the wedding cake been cut yet? (present perfect tense, passive voice)
19. Barbara had never cut anyone’s hair before she tried to give her son a haircut. (past perfect tense)
20. The lumber is being cut right now. (present continuous tense, passive voice)

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Quiz 21 Play

Directions: Put the verb “play” into the correct verb tense or form. Some verbs are negative.

1. Rocco ____________ football on the weekends. (present tense)
2. The movie we want to see ________ ____________ at the movie theater down the street. (present continuous tense)
3. Juan’s five-year-old son, Jorge, __________ ____________ outside today because he’s sick. (past tense — negative)
4. Let’s ___________ Monopoly! (simple form)
5. She keeps ______________ the same song over and over again. (gerund)
6. The slowing economy ____________ a big part in their decision to lay off workers. (past tense)
7. How many different positions ___________ he _____________ on that team? (present perfect tense)
8. Amanda ___________ never ____________ the flute before last week, but she’s already good at it. (past perfect tense)
9. The best member of our team ___________ ____________ today. That’s why we lost. (past continuous tense — negative)
10. He __________ ____________ the piano very well. (can — negative)
11. A big hockey tournament ________ __________ __________ outside today. (present continuous tense, passive voice)
12. Ali’s mother told him ________ _________ _________ anymore rap music inside the house. (infinitive — negative)
13. __________ this guitar ever __________ ___________ by anyone? (present perfect tense, passive voice)
14. She __________ ___________ with those other girls because she says they’re mean. (future tense — negative)
15. Those toys ____________ ____________ with very much. (present tense, passive voice — negative)
16. How many different roles __________ Johnny Depp ___________ as an actor? (present perfect tense)
17. My son ________ _________ ____________ the violin since he was only four years old. (present perfect continuous tense)
18. The game __________ ________ __________ with a regulation soccer ball. (must, passive voice)
19. __________ ____________ your music so loudly! (imperative form — negative)
20. You can tell my guitar __________ __________ with very much lately because of all the dust on it. (present perfect tense, passive voice — negative)

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Quiz 21 Play (Answers)

Directions: Put the verb “play” into the correct verb tense or form. Some verbs are negative.

1. Tom plays football on the weekends. (present tense)
2. The movie we want to see is playing at the movie theater down the street. (present continuous tense)
3. Juan’s five-year-old son, Jorge, didn’t play outside today because he’s sick. (past tense — negative)
4. Let’s play Monopoly! (simple form)
5. She keeps playing the same song over and over again. (gerund)
6. The slowing economy played a big part in their decision to lay off workers. (past tense)
7. How many different positions has he played on that team? (present perfect tense)
8. Amanda had never played the flute before last week, but she’s already good at it. (past perfect tense)
9. The best member of our team wasn’t playing today. That’s why we lost. (past continuous tense — negative)
10. He can’t play the piano very well. (can — negative)
11. A big hockey tournament is being played outside today. (present continuous tense, passive voice)
12. Ali’s mother told him not to play anymore rap music inside the house. (infinitive — negative)
13. Has this guitar ever been played by anyone? (present perfect tense, passive voice)
14. She won’t play with those other girls because she says they’re mean. (future tense — negative)
15. Those toys aren’t played with very much. (present tense, passive voice — negative)
16. How many different roles has Johnny Depp played as an actor? (present perfect tense)
17. My son has been playing the violin since he was only four years old. (present perfect continuous tense)
18. The game must be played with a regulation soccer ball. (must, passive voice)
19. Don’t play your music so loudly! (imperative form — negative)
20. You can tell my guitar hasn’t been played with very much lately because of all the dust on it. (present perfect tense, passive voice — negative)

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Quiz 22 Run

Directions: Put the verb “run” into the correct verb tense or form. Some verbs are negative.
1. Louisa __________ in the Twin Cities Marathon every year. (present tense)
2. The water ________ ____________ in the kitchen sink. (present continuous tense)
3. Hector __________ __________ fast enough to qualify for the track meet. (past tense — negative)
4. Tom __________ ___________ for re-election to Congress this year. (future tense — negative)
5. We __________ our last car into the ground before buying a new one. (past tense)
6. I _________ ___________ late, so I drove to work this morning instead of taking the bus. (past continuous tense)
7. __________ this toy __________ on batteries? (present tense)
8. __________ you __________ ________ __________ to the store later on? (“going to” future tense)
9. They __________ __________ ____________ around town all day shopping. (present perfect continuous tense)
10. Bert Jenkins __________ ___________ for political office. Everyone likes him. (should)
11. She __________ __________ __________ the idea of creating a new department past her boss. (should – past)
12. Baldness in men ___________ in their family. (present tense)
13. You __________ _________ ________ _________ a cable from the computer to the router. (have to, future)
14. The buses __________ ____________ on schedule today. (past continuous tense — negative)
15. The company __________ _________ __________ under new management. (future tense, passive voice)
16. My car __________ ___________ very well anymore. (present tense — negative)
17. To avoid _____________ out of space, you should throw a few things out. (gerund)
18. The family’s business __________ ____________ in such a way that kept everyone happy. (past tense — passive voice)
19. Cynthia __________ __________ ___________ this machine at work anymore. (future continuous tense — negative)
20. George’s nose __________ ___________ ______________ all day. (present perfect continuous tense)

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Quiz 22 Run (Answers)

Directions: Put the verb “run” into the correct verb tense or form. Some verbs are negative.
1. Louisa runs in the Twin Cities Marathon every year. (present tense)
2. The water is running in the kitchen sink. (present continuous tense)
3. Hector didn’t run fast enough to qualify for the track meet. (past tense — negative)
4. Tom won’t run for re-election to Congress this year. (future tense — negative)
5. We ran our last car into the ground before buying a new one. (past tense)
6. I was running late, so I drove to work this morning instead of taking the bus. (past continuous tense)
7. Does this toy run on batteries? (present tense)
8. Are you going to run to the store later on? (“going to” future tense)
9. They have been running around town all day shopping. (present perfect continuous tense)
10. Bert Jenkins should run for political office. Everyone likes him. (should)
11. She should have run the idea of creating a new department past her boss. (should – past)
12. Baldness in men runs in their family. (present tense)
13. You will have to run a cable from the computer to the router. (have to, future)
14. The buses weren’t running on schedule today. (past continuous tense — negative)
15. The company will be run under new management. (future tense, passive voice)
16. My car doesn’t run very well anymore. (present tense — negative)
17. To avoid running out of space, you should throw a few things out. (gerund)
18. The family’s business was run in such a way that kept everyone happy. (past tense — passive voice)
19. Cynthia won’t be running this machine at work anymore. (future continuous tense — negative)
20. George’s nose has been running all day. (present perfect continuous tense)

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Quiz 23 Take

Directions: Put the verb “take” into the correct verb tense or form. Some verbs are negative.
1. She __________ her laundry to the laundromat last Saturday. (past tense)
2. Be quiet! There are some students ______________ a test. (gerund)
3. I ___________ ___________ my medicine this morning. (past tense — negative)
4. __________ Cathy ___________ the bus to work? (present tense)
5. It ____________ fifteen minutes to get downtown from here. (present tense)
6. His injury ___________ ____________ time to heal. (future tense)
7. They __________ ____________ kindly to strangers. (present tense — negative)
8. You __________ ____________ a second look at that apartment. It’s actually very nice. (should)
9. You __________ ___________ this highway all the way to Chicago. (can — negative)
10. The workers __________ ____________ too long to complete their tasks. (present continuous tense)
11. __________ you ___________ aspirin when you have a headache? (present tense)
12. __________ you ever ___________ a trip to Europe? (present perfect tense)
13. Marta _________ _________ __________ an English class in the evenings. (present continuous tense)
14. Before they came to the United States, they __________ never _____________ a flight on an airplane. (past perfect tense)
15. It __________ ____________ long to paint the bathroom. (future tense — negative)
16. Precautions __________ ___________ to prevent another accident. (past tense, passive voice)
17. Tony __________ __________ ____________ vitamins his entire life. (present perfect continuous tense)
18. Pictures that __________ ____________ with this camera turn out a little blurry. (present tense, passive voice)
19. The prisoners _________ ___________ ____________ to a new facility. (present continuous tense, passive voice)
20. Melanie wants _________ __________ a picture of the Mall of America. (infinitive)

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Quiz 23 Take (Answers)

Directions: Put the verb “take” into the correct verb tense or form. Some verbs are negative.
1. She took her laundry to the laundromat last Saturday. (past tense)
2. Be quiet! There are some students taking a test. (gerund)
3. I didn’t take my medicine this morning. (past tense — negative)
4. Does Cathy take the bus to work? (present tense)
5. It takes fifteen minutes to get downtown from here. (present tense)
6. His injury will take time to heal. (future tense)
7. They don’t take kindly to strangers. (present tense — negative)
8. You should take a second look at that apartment. It’s actually very nice. (should)
9. You can’t take this highway all the way to Chicago. (can — negative)
10. The workers are taking too long to complete their tasks. (present continuous tense)
11. Do you take aspirin when you have a headache? (present tense)
12. Have you ever taken a trip to Europe? (present perfect tense)
13. Marta is taking an English class in the evenings. (present continuous tense)
14. Before they came to the United States, they had never taken a flight on an airplane. (past perfect tense)
15. It won’t take long to paint the bathroom. (future tense — negative)
16. Precautions were taken to prevent another accident. (past tense, passive voice)
17. Tony has been taking vitamins his entire life. (present perfect continuous tense)
18. Pictures that are taken with this camera turn out a little blurry. (present tense, passive voice)
19. The prisoners are being taken to a new facility. (present continuous tense, passive voice)
20. Melanie wants to take a picture of the Mall of America. (infinitive)

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Quiz 24 Send

Directions: Put the verb “send” into the correct verb tense or form. Some verbs are negative.
1. He ___________ and receives a lot of packages every day. (present tense)
2. If you __________ __________ the bill in now,it won’t get there on time. (present tense — negative)
3. I need ________________ this back to the store. It’s no good. (infinitive)
4. ________________ your kids through four years of college is expensive. (gerund)
5. Maria ___________ an email to her teacher. (past tense)
6. They __________ ___________ the tax forms to the government on time. (past tense — negative)
7. This letter __________ ___________ to the wrong address. (past tense, passive voice)
8. _________ this company __________ any of its products to China (present tense)
9. What time __________ you ___________ your kids to school? (future tense)
10. This package needs ________ _________ __________ first class. (infinitive, passive voice)
11. Someone __________ __________ ___________ threatening letters to the President. (present perfect continuous tense)
12. __________ those students to the office. (imperative form)
13. Please __________ __________ me any more text messages. (imperative form — negative)
14. He __________ never __________ his girlfriend flowers before. She was so happy to get them. (past perfect tense)
15. __________ you ever __________ flowers to someone? (present perfect tense)
16. They __________ _________ __________ their son to college this year. (future continuous tense — negative)
17. The pizza __________ __________ to the wrong address. (past tense, passive voice using “get” instead of “be”)
18. I __________ ______________ this spaghetti back to the kitchen. It’s cold. (present continuous tense)
19. Carla ____________ her kids to stay with her sister in Mexico for a week. (past tense)
20. How much money __________ we ____________ to the Red Cross for disaster relief? (should)

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Quiz 24 Send (Answers)

Directions: Put the verb “send” into the correct verb tense or form. Some verbs are negative.
1. He sends and receives a lot of packages every day. (present tense)
2. If you don’t send the bill in now,it won’t get there on time. (present tense — negative)
3. I need to send this back to the store. It’s no good. (infinitive)
4. Sending your kids through four years of college is expensive. (gerund)
5. Maria sent an email to her teacher. (past tense)
6. They didn’t send the tax forms to the government on time. (past tense — negative)
7. This letter was sent to the wrong address. (past tense, passive voice)
8. Does this company send any of its products to China (present tense)
9. What time will you send your kids to school? (future tense)
10. This package needs to be sent first class. (infinitive, passive voice)
11. Someone has been sending threatening letters to the President. (present perfect continuous tense)
12. Send those students to the office. (imperative form)
13. Please don’t send me any more text messages. (imperative form — negative)
14. He had never sent his girlfriend flowers before. She was so happy to get them. (past perfect tense)
15. Have you ever sent flowers to someone? (present perfect tense)
16. They won’t be sending their son to college this year. (future continuous tense — negative)
17. The pizza got sent to the wrong address. (past tense, passive voice using “get” instead of “be”)
18. I am sending this spaghetti back to the kitchen. It’s cold. (present continuous tense)
19. Carla sent her kids to stay with her sister in Mexico for a week. (past tense)
20. How much money should we send to the Red Cross for disaster relief? (should)

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Quiz 25 Do

Directions: Put the verb “do” into the correct verb tense or form. Some verbs are negative.
1. He __________ his homework after school. (present tense)
2. She __________ __________ anything after school. (present tense — negative)
3. We __________ our laundry yesterday. (past tense)
4. I _________ ____________ a quiz right now. (present continuous tense)
5. What __________ you ____________ later today? (present continuous tense)
6. __________ Teresa __________ the dishes yet? (past tense)
7. What ___________ Bob ____________ so far today? (present perfect tense)
8. The contractors _____________ ____________ the work that they promised to do. (present perfect tense — negative)
9. Her son ___________ __________ the vacuuming if she asks him to. (future tense)
10. A lot of research __________ __________ by the university regarding this problem. (past tense, passive voice)
11. Your car __________ __________ _________ sometime tomorrow. (future tense, passive voice)
12. Preparation for the party needs ________ ________ __________ before the guests arrive. (infinitive, passive voice)
13. __________ __________ that! You might get hurt. (imperative form — negative)
14. She __________ __________ ___________ well since she entered the hospital. (present perfect continuous tense)
15. ___________ yoga is a good way to keep in shape. (gerund)
16. There’s nothing you __________ __________ about the situation. (can)
17. Jean Paul __________ __________ very well on his driving test. (past tense — negative)
18. What __________ __________ __________ to help the people of Haiti? (can, passive voice)
19. Your taxes __________ _________ ________ __________ before April 15. (have to, passive voice)
20. When ________ this construction work __________ ________ ________ _________? (“going to” future tense, passive voice)

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Quiz 25 Do (Answers)

Directions: Put the verb “do” into the correct verb tense or form. Some verbs are negative.
1. He does his homework after school. (present tense)
2. She doesn’t do anything after school. (present tense — negative)
3. We did our laundry yesterday. (past tense)
4. I am doing a quiz right now. (present continuous tense)
5. What are you doing later today? (present continuous tense)
6. Did Teresa do the dishes yet? (past tense)
7. What has Bob done so far today? (present perfect tense)
8. The contractors haven’t done the work that they promised to do. (present perfect tense — negative)
9. Her son will do the vacuuming if she asks him to. (future tense)
10. A lot of research was done by the university regarding this problem. (past tense, passive voice)
11. Your car will be done sometime tomorrow. (future tense, passive voice)
12. Preparation for the party needs to be done before the guests arrive. (infinitive, passive voice)
13. Don’t do that! You might get hurt. (imperative form — negative)
14. She has been doing well since she entered the hospital. (present perfect continuous tense)
15. Doing yoga is a good way to keep in shape. (gerund)
16. There’s nothing you can do about the situation. (can)
17. Jean Paul didn’t do very well on his driving test. (past tense — negative)
18. What can be done to help the people of Haiti? (can, passive voice)
19. Your taxes have to be done before April 15. (have to, passive voice)
20. When is this construction work going to be done? (“going to” future tense, passive voice)

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Quiz 26 Last

Directions: Put the verb “last” into the correct verb tense or form. Some verbs are negative.
1. This candy __________ a long time. (present tense)
2. That big bag of potato chips __________ ___________ for very long. (past tense — negative)
3. Your clothes __________ __________ longer if you dry them outside on a clothesline. (future tense)
4. I _________ ____________ much longer in this heat. Let’s go inside where it’s cool. (can — negative)
5. How long __________ the movie __________? (past tense)
6. If his fever __________ for more than a few days, bring him to the doctor. (present tense)
7. How many of the new recruits ___________ through the training? (past tense)
8. Why __________ the transmission on her ___________ more than just a couple of years? (past tense — negative)
9. This milk __________ _________ ___________ us until I can get to the store this weekend. (have to)
10. The lettuce in the refrigerator _________ ____________ much longer than I thought it would. (present continuous tense)
11. Do you think this ice __________ __________ if we put it in this cooler? (future tense)
12. This football game __________ ___________ for way too long. (present perfect tense)
13. The brakes on these cars __________ _________ ____________for as long as the engineers had hoped. (present perfect continuous tense — negative)
14. Those low prices __________ __________ very long. (future tense — negative)
15. How long __________ your English class ___________? (present tense)
16. You can find many structures in Europe that __________ ___________ for over 1000 years. (present perfect tense)
17. This bike ___________ ___________ for several years if you take care of it. (should)
18. The people in the city don’t want the celebration __________ ___________ longer than a few days. (infinitive)
19. The audience grew tired of a guitar solo that _____________ for over five minutes. (past tense)
20.How many years __________ the war in Afghanistan ___________? (present perfect tense)

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Quiz 26 Last (Answers)

Directions: Put the verb “last” into the correct verb tense or form. Some verbs are negative.
1. This candy lasts a long time. (present tense)
2. That big bag of potato chips didn’t last for very long. (past tense — negative)
3. Your clothes will last longer if you dry them outside on a clothesline. (future tense)
4. I can’t last much longer in this heat. Let’s go inside where it’s cool. (can — negative)
5. How long did the movie last? (past tense)
6. If his fever lasts for more than a few days, bring him to the doctor. (present tense)
7. How many of the new recruits lasted through the training? (past tense)
8. Why didn’t the transmission on her last more than just a couple of years? (past tense — negative)
9. This milk has to last us until I can get to the store this weekend. (have to)
10. The lettuce in the refrigerator is lasting much longer than I thought it would. (present continuous tense)
11. Do you think this ice will last if we put it in this cooler? (future tense)
12. This football game has lasted for way too long. (present perfect tense)
13. The brakes on these cars haven’t been lasting for as long as the engineers had hoped. (present perfect continuous tense — negative)
14. Those low prices won’t last very long. (future tense — negative)
15. How long does your English class last? (present tense)
16. You can find many structures in Europe that have lasted for over 1000 years. (present perfect tense)
17. This bike should last for several years if you take care of it. (should)
18. The people in the city don’t want the celebration to last longer than a few days. (infinitive)
19. The audience grew tired of a guitar solo that lasted for over five minutes. (past tense)
20.How many years has the war in Afghanistan lasted? (present perfect tense)

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Quiz 27 Let

Directions: Put the verb “let” into the correct verb tense or form. Some verbs are negative.
1. She _________ ___________ her hair grow long. (present continuous tense)
2. He __________ __________ his children walk to the store by themselves. (present tense — negative)
3. The police __________ __________ residents back into the area after it’s safe. (future tense)
4. ___________ me help you. (imperative)
5. __________ __________ them eat all that candy. (imperative — negative)
6. You need __________ __________ the cake cool off before eating it. (infinitive)
7. Who __________ the dog out? (past tense)
8. The teacher __________ his students chew gum in the classroom. (present tense)
9. The people who captured the wild rabbits _________ __________ _________ them go. (have to, past tense)
10. __________ they __________ us go early? (present continuous tense)
11. Why __________ security officials __________ the man get onto the plane? (past tense — negative)
12. Over a hundred criminals __________ __________ out of prison early due to overcrowding. (past tense, passive voice)
13. We __________ __________ the kids decide where to go for vacation this year. (should)
14. Who __________ their children stay out past midnight?! (present tense)
15. That man __________ __________ his beard grow very long. (present perfect tense)
16. Everyone __________ ___________ back into the building after the fire drill had ended. (past tense, passive voice)
17. ____________ the dog eat all that pizza is not a good idea. (gerund)
18. ___________’s go fishing this weekend. (imperative)
19.This website __________ __________ me enter my information. (will — negative)
20. How much money __________ the bank __________ you borrow?

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Quiz 27 Let (Answers)

Directions: Put the verb “let” into the correct verb tense or form. Some verbs are negative.
1. She is letting her hair grow long. (present continuous tense)
2. He doesn’t let his children walk to the store by themselves. (present tense — negative)
3. The police will let residents back into the area after it’s safe. (future tense)
4. Let me help you. (imperative)
5. Don’t let them eat all that candy. (imperative — negative)
6. You need to let the cake cool off before eating it. (infinitive)
7. Who let the dog out? (past tense)
8. The teacher lets his students chew gum in the classroom. (present tense)
9. The people who captured the wild rabbits had to let them go. (have to, past tense)
10. Are they letting us go early? (present continuous tense)
11. Why didn’t security officials let the man get onto the plane? (past tense — negative)
12. Over a hundred criminals were let out of prison early due to overcrowding. (past tense, passive voice)
13. We should let the kids decide where to go for vacation this year. (should)
14. Who lets their children stay out past midnight?! (present tense)
15. That man has let his beard grow very long. (present perfect tense)
16. Everyone was let back into the building after the fire drill had ended. (past tense, passive voice)
17. Letting the dog eat all that pizza is not a good idea. (gerund)
18. Let‘s go fishing this weekend. (imperative)
19.This website won’t let me enter my information. (will — negative)
20. How much money did the bank let you borrow?

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Quiz 28 Work

Directions: Put the verb “work” into the correct verb tense or form. Some verbs are negative.
1. Laura _________ ___________ last night. (past continuous tense)
2. How long __________ you ___________ at that company? (present perfect tense)
3. It’s not safe ________ __________ with sharp metal without gloves. (infinitive)
4. This cell phone __________ ___________. (present tense — negative)
5. We returned the TV because it __________ __________ ___________ properly. (present perfect continuous — negative)
6. ___________ in the hot sun all day is exhausting. (gerund)
7. That poor horse __________ ____________ to death. (past tense, passive voice)
8. That meeting time __________ ___________ for me. (future tense — negative)
9. What __________ you ____________ on? (present continuous tense)
10. Their marriage __________ ___________ out, so they got a divorce. (past tense — negative)
11. __________ ___________ too hard! (command — negative)
12. What time __________ I _____________ tomorrow? (present continuous tense)
13. How many hours ___________ Maria ___________ every week? (present tense)
14. An intern __________ ___________ for free in order to get experience. (future tense)
15. If Tom __________ ___________ a little harder at his job, he would have been able to keep it. (past perfect)
16. For some reason the dishwasher stopped ____________. (gerund)
17. The light __________ ___________ if it’s plugged in. (modal verb should)
18. Wayne __________ __________ ___________ until 11 p.m. last night. (have to, past)
19. I __________ __________ __________ __________ late tonight. (have to, present — negative)
20. The doctor was busy this morning, but he ___________ an extra patient into his schedule. (past tense)

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Quiz 28 Work (Answers)

Directions: Put the verb “work” into the correct verb tense or form. Some verbs are negative.
1. Laura was working last night. (past continuous tense)
2. How long have you worked at that company? (present perfect tense)
3. It’s not safe to work with sharp metal without gloves. (infinitive)
4. This cell phone doesn’t work. (present tense — negative)
5. We returned the TV because it hasn’t been working properly. (present perfect continuous — negative)
6. Working in the hot sun all day is exhausting. (gerund)
7. That poor horse was worked to death. (past tense, passive voice)
8. That meeting time won’t work for me. (future tense — negative)
9. What are you working on? (present continuous tense)
10. Their marriage didn’t work out, so they got a divorce. (past tense — negative)
11. Don’t work too hard! (command — negative)
12. What time am I working tomorrow? (present continuous tense)
13. How many hours does Maria work every week? (present tense)
14. An intern will work for free in order to get experience. (future tense)
15. If Tom had worked a little harder at his job, he would have been able to keep it. (past perfect)
16. For some reason the dishwasher stopped working. (gerund)
17. The light should work if it’s plugged in. (modal verb should)
18. Wayne had to work until 11 p.m. last night. (have to, past)
19. I don’t have to work late tonight. (have to, present — negative)
20. The doctor was busy this morning, but he worked an extra patient into his schedule. (past tense)

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Quiz 29 Hold

Directions: Put the verb “hold” into the correct verb tense or form. Some verbs are negative.
1. What __________ you ____________ in your hand? (present continuous tense)
2. Where _________ the party __________ ____________? (present continuous tense, passive voice)
3. Our supervisor ___________ a meeting on the first Monday of every month. (present tense)
4. Peter Smith was arrested for ____________ someone hostage during a failed burglary. (gerund)
5. It’s not healthy ______ ____________ a grudge against someone. (infinitive)
6. A marathon __________ ___________ every summer in Duluth. (present tense, passive voice)
7. George __________ ___________ onto his investment long enough. (past tense — negative)
8. The city __________ ___________ a public meeting regarding the construction of a new building. (future tense)
9. Betty rarely ___________ a job for longer than six months. (present tense)
10. These shelves __________ ____________ an enormous amount of weight. (modal verb: can)
11. Patrick __________ ___________ the same job for the last twenty-five years. (present perfect tense)
12. Hector ________ ________ ________ __________ his breath under water, so he drowned. (be able to, past tense — negative)
13. __________ the school ____________ a holiday concert every December? (present tense)
14. We __________ ____________ ____________ meetings as often as we used to. (present perfect continuous tense — negative)
15. Performances ___________ ___________ ____________ in that concert hall for over 80 years. (present perfect tense, passive voice)
16. The pond __________ ____________ enough water for big fish to swim in. (present tense — negative)
17. Weddings __________ ____________ at that location anymore. (present tense, passive voice — negative)
18. Please, ____________ the door open. (command)
19. End-of-the-year holiday parties __________ no longer __________ because of what happened last year. (future tense, passive voice — negative)
20. We ____________ up our end of the bargain. (past tense)

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Quiz 29 Hold (Answers)

Directions: Put the verb “hold” into the correct verb tense or form. Some verbs are negative.
1. What are you holding in your hand? (present continuous tense)
2. Where is the party being held? (present continuous tense, passive voice)
3. Our supervisor holds a meeting on the first Monday of every month. (present tense)
4. Peter Smith was arrested for holding someone hostage during a failed burglary. (gerund)
5. It’s not healthy to hold a grudge against someone. (infinitive)
6. A marathon is held every summer in Duluth. (present tense, passive voice)
7. George didn’t hold onto his investment long enough. (past tense — negative)
8. The city will hold a public meeting regarding the construction of a new building. (future tense)
9. Betty rarely holds a job for longer than six months. (present tense)
10. These shelves can hold an enormous amount of weight. (modal verb: can)
11. Patrick has held the same job for the last twenty-five years. (present perfect tense)
12. Hector wasn’t able to hold his breath under water, so he drowned. (be able to, past tense — negative)
13. Does the school hold a holiday concert every December? (present tense)
14. We haven’t been holding meetings as often as we used to. (present perfect continuous tense — negative)
15. Performances have been held in that concert hall for over 80 years. (present perfect tense, passive voice)
16. The pond doesn’t hold enough water for big fish to swim in. (present tense — negative)
17. Weddings aren’t held at that location anymore. (present tense, passive voice — negative)
18. Please, hold the door open. (command)
19. End-of-the-year holiday parties will no longer be held because of what happened last year. (future tense, passive voice — negative)
20. We held up our end of the bargain. (past tense)

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Quiz 30 Want Or Need

Directions: Complete each sentence or question with the verbs “want” or “need.” Some answers are negative, so be sure to include helping verbs when necessary.
1. What __________ you ____________ to do today? (need, present tense)
2. Sheila __________ to go to the movies tonight. (want, present tense)
3. They __________ ___________ that chair, so they gave it away to someone. (want, past tense, negative)
4. I __________ always ___________ a guitar like this one. (want, present perfect)
5. David and Sara ___________ to get a new coffee maker because their old one doesn’t work. (need, past tense)
6. Some students ___________ a little prodding in order for them to get their work done on time. (need, present tense)
7. You ___________ ___________ to place this order now to receive it before school starts. (need, future tense)
8. How long __________ this pizza ___________ to bake? (need, present tense)
9. ___________ you __________ to download that file now or do it later? (want, present tense)
10. __________ they __________ to get married? (need, present tense, negative)
11. If she ___________ that car so badly, she’ll have to save money for it. (want, present tense)
12. How much money ___________ Theresa ___________ in order to open her business? (need, present tense )
13. Who ___________ to go outside for class today? (want, present tense)
14. If we put on this event, we __________ ___________ to order enough food for everyone. (need, future tense)
15. Why ___________ Charles ___________ to bring his backpack to school this morning? (need, past tense, negative)
16. I ___________ to help them, but they refused my offer. (want, past tense)
17. What __________ you ___________? (want, past tense)
18. Why __________ she ___________ to get a new job if she’s so unhappy where she is? (want, present tense, negative)
19. Is this what he ___________? (want, present tense)
20. You __________ ___________ to miss the next episode of the show. (want, future tense, negative)

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Quiz 30 Want Or Need (Answers)

Directions: Complete each sentence or question with the verbs “want” or “need.” Some answers are negative, so be sure to include helping verbs when necessary.
1. What do you need to do today? (need, present tense)
2. Sheila wants to go to the movies tonight. (want, present tense)
3. They didn’t want that chair, so they gave it away to someone. (want, past tense, negative)
4. I have always wanted a guitar like this one. (want, present perfect)
5. David and Sara needed to get a new coffee maker because their old one doesn’t work. (need, past tense)
6. Some students need a little prodding in order for them to get their work done on time. (need, present tense)
7. You will need to place this order now to receive it before school starts. (need, future tense)
8. How long does this pizza need to bake? (need, present tense)
9. Do you want to download that file now or do it later? (want, present tense)
10. Don’t they need to get married? (need, present tense, negative)
11. If she wants that car so badly, she’ll have to save money for it. (want, present tense)
12. How much money does Theresa need in order to open her business? (need, present tense )
13. Who wants to go outside for class today? (want, present tense)
14. If we put on this event, we will need to order enough food for everyone. (need, future tense)
15. Why didn’t Charles need to bring his backpack to school this morning? (need, past tense, negative)
16. I wanted to help them, but they refused my offer. (want, past tense)
17. What did you want? (want, past tense)
18. Why doesn’t she want to get a new job if she’s so unhappy where she is? (want, present tense, negative)
19. Is this what he wants? (want, present tense)
20. You won’t want to miss the next episode of the show. (want, future tense, negative)