My friend …… to the temple now. Her mother ….. every day.

(a)goes, is going (b)has gone, goes (c)goes, has gone (d) is going, goes

2.Nowadays the Government ……. family planning, but the illiterate …. not understand it.

(a)popularize, does (b)is popularizing, do (c) have pupularized, did (d) none of these

(a)has washed (b)is washing (c) has been washing(d)has washed

5.He usually ….. Malayalam songs, but today he ………… Hindi songs.

(a)sings, is singing (b)is singing, has sung (c)has been singing, sings (d)sings, sings

(a)do not eat (b)have not eaten (c)am not eating (d)have not been eating

(a)has been raining (b)is raining (c)has rained (d)rains

(a)has worked (b)is working (c)has been working (d)works

(a)give (b)gives (c)are giving (d)has been giving

10.One of my students …. first rank in the competitive examination recently.

11.My brother …. me a really good dress for last birthday.

(a)had given (b)gave (c)was giving (d)has given me

12.A couple of years ago I …. my uncle in Paris. I had a great time with him.

(a)visited (b)had visited (c)has visited (d)none of these

13.I …. until 10 Oclock this morning. I slept for more than 11 hours.

(a)havent woken up (b)didnt wake up (c)dont wake up (d)none of these

14.I was surprised to get my first job because I …… in a hospital before.

(a)havent worked (b)am not working (c)hadnt worked (d)didnt work

15.The flat was very cold when we got home because we …. the windows.

(a)didnt close (b)havent closed (c)hadnt closed (d)none of these

16.I last saw Tomy in 2011, five years after we left school. I didnt recognize him at first because he … so much.

(a)changed (b)has changed (c)had changed (d)was changed

17.I was busy in the morning, but I ….. some free time in the afternoon.

(a)had (b)have had (c)had had (d)none of these

18.Joe and Emily …. come to dinner last night

(a)didnt (b)hadnt (c)havent (d)none of these

19.Anil hurt his knee while he …… cricket.

(a)was playing (b)is playing (c)had played (d)none of these.

(a)have you waited (b)did you wait (c)had you been waiting (d)were you waiting

21.Pick out the past perfect tense from the following.

(a)I had been working in a hostel (b)I had worked in a hostel (c) I was working in a hostel (d)I have worked in a hostel

22.When she reached the theatre, the film had started. This sentence is an example of

(a)Simple past and Present Perfect (b)Past perfect and simple past (c)simple past and past perfect (d)none of these

23.A simple past tense in negative sense will normally have

(a)didnt (b)doesnt (c)hadnt (d)havent

(a)hadnt realised (b)didnt realise (c)havent realised (d)none of these

25.Give an example for past continuous and simple past tenses.

(a)While we are walking by the river yesterday we saw a wonderful sunset (b)While we were (c) (d)All the above are wrong.

27.It started to rain when the boys ….. football.

(a)are playing (b)were playing (c)have played (d)played

29.By this time next year, my friend ….. his university degree.

(a)takes (b)will take (c)will have taken (d)took

(a)had bought (b)has bought (c)have bought (d)bought

(a)just clean (b)just cleaned (c)have just cleaned (d)none of these

(a)breaks (b)broke (c)had broken (d)has broken

(a)didnt see (b)havent been seeing (c)hadnt seen (d)havent seen

34.When my brother reached the theatre, the tickets …..

(a)have sold out (b)sold out (c)had been sold out (d)were sold out

Hello, my name is Harikrishnan A. Im a 50 year old self-employed Post Graduate in Computer Engineering and Business Administration.

Kerala Lower Division Clerk Kottayam Question Paper Malayalam 2014

TENSES 1. My friend …… to the temple now. Her mother ….. every day. (a)goes, is going (b)has gone, goes (c)goes, has gon…

ANSWERS is going, goes is popularizing, do goes is washing sings, is singing have not eaten has been raining has been working …

Am I Arent I Arent I Did they? Isnt he? Would he? Shall we? Hadnt he? Did they? Did they? Do they? Isnt she? Should I?…

TENSES 1. My friend …… to the temple now. Her mother ….. every day. (a)goes, is going (b)has gone, goes (c)goes, has gon…

ANSWERS is going, goes is popularizing, do goes is washing sings, is singing have not eaten has been raining has been working …

Am I Arent I Arent I Did they? Isnt he? Would he? Shall we? Hadnt he? Did they? Did they? Do they? Isnt she? Should I?…

Question Tags I am not older than you, ..? I am indeed lucky, ..? I am too impatient, .? Nobody phoned while I was awa…

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