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Beginner Verb Tense Quiz

This beginner verb tense quiz tests the present and past simple, present continuous and future tenses. Remember the use of each tense as described below, and the appropriate helping verb:

  • Present Simple: Habits and routines, use the helping verb 'do'
  • Past Simple: Action completed in the past, use the helping verb 'did'
  • Present Continuous: Actions happening at the moment of speaking, use the helping verbs 'is' and 'are'
  • Future: Something that takes place in the future, use the helping verbs 'will' for predictions, or 'is / are going to' for future plans

Keep the following structures in mind. S = Subject, V = verb, HV = helping verb, O = Object, and Wh? = question word.

The Structure of Tenses in English

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Choose the correct conjugation of the verb. Each question has only one correct answer. When you are finished click on the "Next Question" button. There are 50 questions to this quiz. Try to use only 20 seconds per question. At the end of the quiz, you will receive quiz feedback.

Teachers: Printable version of this Beginning Level Tense Review Quiz for in-class use.

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