ENGLISH : TENSE (PART I)

UPSC, PSC, BANK, RAILWAY,etc. Examination Questions

PSC Question and Answer about ENGLISH - TENSE (PART I) including for Kerala Administrative Service (KAS), Secretariat Assistant, Panchayath Secretary, BDO, Auditor, Assistant, LDC and LGS examination level questions. We will update balance portion of the study material.....

Question1:- He (know) five Indian languages, and he is good at all of them



Knows


Question2:- Every year I (go) to Ooty with my family during the Summer holidays /p>

Go


Question3:-I (prefer) reading to watching TV



Prefer


Question4:- It (rain) now



Is raining now


Question5:-I strongly (object) to your smoking in this room



Object


Question6:-They just (complete) the work



Have just completed the work


Question7:- The country not (succeed) in providing the basic needs of the people



Has not succeeded in


Question8:-I just now (get) a letter from my brother in Delhi , informing me of his arrival



Have just now got


Question9:-We already (have) lunch



Have already had


Question10:- I (go) through your explanation and regret to say it is not satisfactory



Have gone through


Question11:- The doctor (tell) me yesterday that he would be available for consultation on Monday



Told


Question12:- If you (lose) your purse, inform the Police



Have lost


Question13:- What you would (do) with your hair ? could not recognize you at first



Have you done


Question14:- My driver left me last week, I do not know where he (go)



Has gone


Question15:- I (not speak) for over a week



Have not spoken


Question16:-Whenever he has some times to spare , he (come) to see me



Comes


Question17:-When I was in Chennai, I usually (meet) him at the Marina beach



Met


Question18:-We usually (have) our supper at 7 pm when we were young



Had


Question19:- At the sea level, water (boil) at 100 degree Celsius



Boils


Question20:- Students frequently (go) wrong when they do grammar exercise



Go


Question21:- They (not talk) to each other since they quarreled



Have not been talking


Question22:- I (wait) for you since 3 O clock



Have been waiting


Question23:-The light (burn) all night



Has been burning


Question24:- She usually (sing) classical songs , but today she is singing Film songs



Sings


Question25:- She (collect) stamps for over ten years



Has been collecting


Question26:- He (work) here since 1990



Has been working


Question27:- He now (live) in Mumbai with his grand parents



Is now living


Question28:- Those of you , who (not know) the answer can ask for help



Do not know


Question29:- I just now (pay) my tuition fee



Have just now paid


Question30:-Look! an old man run after the bus



Is running


Question31:- We can resume our journey, for the sun (shine) now



Is shining


Question32:- Whenever she (want) to explains something, she uses the blackboard



Wants


Question33:- He is not here now. He (go) to Chennai



Has gone


Question34:- You will spoil your eyesight , if you (gaze) too much at the sun



Gaze


Question35:- Whatever you (do),, do with your might



Do


Question36:-It is common knowledge, barking dog seldom (bite)



Bites


Question37:- She (teach) grammar for the last half an hour



Has been teaching


Question38:- He already ( vacate) his house



has already vacated


Question39:-He just (have) his hair cut



Has just had


Question40:- My nephew (stay) with me now



Is staying


Question41:- The children (play) all this afternoon



Have been playing


Question42:- How long you (work) in this office



Have you worked


Question43:-Since when you (have) that new computer



Have you had


Question44:-I think I should go now , for the sun (shine)



Is shining


Question45:-Look! the poor man (stand) in the rain for an hour now



Has been standing


Question46:-How many times you (be) to the show this week .



Have you been


Question47:- The child (cry) for a long time. It seems his mother do not hear his cry



Has been crying


Question48:- They (build) that house for over a year, and it has not been finished yet



Have been building


Question49:-He (appear) for the Exam three times , but has not passed it yet



Has appeared


Question50:- How long ago the airplane (land)



Did the airplane land


Question51:-We (not pay) the milkman for over two months



Have not paid


Question52:-I (read) all the novels of Tolstoy



Have read


Question53:-I (buy) a new Car last month



Bought


Question54:-I (not hear) from him for over a year



Have not heard


Question55:- The first world war (break) out in 1914



Broke


Question56:-He (work) in a school for two years when he was selected for appointment in a bank



Had been working


Question57:- They (finish) their work half an hour ago



Finished


Question58:- We (know) each other for the past ten years



Have known


Question59:-They (live) in this house when their father was working here



Lived


Question60:-I (see) this fellow at the station last week



Assertion


Question61:-He (head) several committees at the time of retirement



Headed


Question62:-My father (drop) me to school every morning when he was working in this city



Dropped


Question63:-I have so many interruptions yesterday



Had


Question64:- Father (take) our dog out for a walk every morning last year



Took


Question65:-One (use) milk to make butter and cheese



Uses


Question66:- She (sing) very beautifully at the concert last evening



Sang


Question67:-How often you (see) Hindi Movies when you were in New Delhi



Did you see


Question68:- Every time he (open) his mouth a reputation dies



Opens


Question69:- You (speak) French when you were in Paris



Did you speak


Question70:- Whenever we go to (see) him, he was out



Went


Question71:-We (see) the film last week



Saw


Question72:-My friend John (buy) a new car every time a new model appears



Buys


Question73:- Columbus (discover) America in 1492



Discovered


Question74:- When they went out, the Sun (shine)



Was shining


Question75:- When I was in Rome, I (learn) the Italian language



Learnt


Question76:- He (have) his lunch when I went to see him



Had had


Question77:- When my Grand father went for a walk, he always (take) an umbrella with him



Took


Question78:- When the telephone rang, he (have) a bath



Was having


Question79:- Mother (lay) the Table while the maid was washing the plates



Laid


Question80:- Large crowds waited at the airport, when the Victorious Cricket team (return) home



Returned


Question81:-It (rain) cats and dogs at this time yesterday



Was raining


Question82:- The fire spread fast , so we (break) a window to get out



Broke


Question83:- We (run) into a waiting shed when the storm lashed



Ran


Question84:- Hundreds of Tourists (sit) on the beach when the Tsunami struck



Were sitting


Question85:-While he (get) off the bus, he fell and broke his left leg



Was getting


Question86:-The dog (bite) her on the ankle when she tried to catch it



Bit


Question87:-The Servant dropped one glass , while she (wash) up last night



Was washed


Question88:- The boat (sink), so all the passengers jumped into the river and swam to the shore



Was sinking


Question89:-How often you play football, when you were at the University



Did you play


Question90:-She sprained her ankle, while she (play) Tennis



Was playing


Question91:- The aeroplane (fly) very low , when I cought sight sight of it



Was flying


Question92:-She was talking to her neighbor when the phone rang (ring)



Rang


Question93:-The thief (get) out of the house by the time the police arrived



Had got


Question94:- He told me he already (discuss) the matter with his parents



Had already


Question95:-They (want) to know what had happened to their proposal



Wanted


Question96:- He (say) he was not present at the meeting



Said


Question97:- She presumed you (take) her purse



Had taken


Question98:- The plane had already landed by the time I (reach) the airport



Reached


Question99:-I wish , I --------(help) you, but unfortunately I do not have enough resources now



Could help


Question100:- I'd rather you ------(mention) it to her now



Did not mention