Practice Page 1
Read each sentence below. Circle the verb which best completes each sentence.
a. Tina (swim / swam) yesterday.
b. He (rides / rode) the bus to the station.
c. Birds (flies / flew) in the sky.
d. Tia (sleep / slept) all night.
e. The children (throws / threw) stones at the puppies.
f. I (sits / sat) on front seat of my friend’s car.
g. He (saw / see) a beautiful butterfly in the park.
h. Ravi (swim / swum) every morning.
i. I will (write / written) my article tonight.
j. Tia (eat / ate) her lunch in the canteen yesterday.
k. My mother (write / wrote) me a letter when I was in hostel.
l. I (thinks / thought) about cutting my hair.
m. He (know / knew) what she meant.
n. I (speaks / spoke) to them and they will not repeat this again.
o. How (did / done) you know him?
p. A snake (bitten / bites) the man.
Practice Page 2
Circle the past tense for each verb.
a. Uncle (drove / drived) us to the railway station.
b. The baby (beginned / began) to crawl.
c. My friend (drinked / drank) all the coke.
d. Tina (spoke / speaked) to her friend over phone.
e. We (ran / runned) around the ground.
f. She will (wear / wore) her favourite dress.
g. She (sang / sanged) a melodious song.
h. The bird (fly / flew) away.
i. Timmy (won / wined) the first prize.
j. Jim was (beaten / beated) by Tim.
k. We (gave / given) him a pencil.
l. He (catched / caught) the thief.
m. Aeroplane (fly / flew) over the mountain.
n. He was (stung / stinged) by a bee.
o. He (begin / began) to tell the true story.
Practice Page 3
Rewrite the following sentences changing the verbs to the Past Tense.
· I swim in the pool every day. ________________________________________
· I daily arise from bed at 6.00 A.M.
· I begin my lecture at 8 A.M.
· Aeroplanes fly in the sky.
· The sun shines brightly in the sky.
· The peon rings the bell.
· The clock strikes eleven.
· She wears a gold bracelet.
· Cold wind blows in the morning.
· Our team wins every match. ________________________________________
Practice Page 4
Write the past and past participle tense of each verb listed below.