T124 - Past Tense

Gap-fill exercise

Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues!

Fill in the correct form of the PAST TENSE - Simple and progressive !

  1. He when we . (SLEEP, ARRIVE)
  2. When you in I my report (COME, WRITE)
  3. The car 100 km an hour when the accident . (DO, HAPPEN)
  4. When the lights out, I . (GO, SHAVE)
  5. He at 9 o'clock (STILL SLEEP)
  6. While Jack , Martha outside (STUDY, PLAY)
  7. The tennis when it to rain (PLAY, START)
  8. While you were at work we (SLEEP)
  9. What when you heard the news ? (YOU DO)
  10. I anything when the reporter called me. (NOT DO)
  11. He to town when his car down (DRIVE, BREAK)
  12. The postman came just as I the house (LEAVE)
  13. At nine o'clock last night I a book (READ).
  14. When my father the room I a cigarette. (ENTER, SMOKE)