Purple Level Quiz #23:  take  (ANSWERS)

Directions: Put the verb “take” into the correct verb tense or form. Some verbs are negative.

1. She took her laundry to the laundromat last Saturday. (past tense)

2. Be quiet! There are some students taking a test. (gerund)

3. I didn’t take my medicine this morning. (past tense — negative)

4. Does Cathy take the bus to work? (present tense)

5. It takes fifteen minutes to get downtown from here. (present tense)

6. His injury will take time to heal. (future tense)

7. They don’t take kindly to strangers. (present tense — negative)

8. You should take a second look at that apartment. It’s actually very nice. (should)

9. You can’t take this highway all the way to Chicago. (can — negative)

10. The workers are taking too long to complete their tasks. (present continuous tense)

11. Do you take aspirin when you have a headache? (present tense)

12. Have you ever taken a trip to Europe? (present perfect tense)

13. Marta is taking an English class in the evenings. (present continuous tense)

14. Before they came to the United States, they had never taken a flight on an airplane. (past perfect tense)

15. It won’t take long to paint the bathroom. (future tense — negative)

16. Precautions were taken to prevent another accident. (past tense, passive voice)

17. Tony has been taking vitamins his entire life. (present perfect continuous tense)

18. Pictures that are taken with this camera turn out a little blurry. (present tense, passive voice)

19. The prisoners are being taken to a new facility. (present continuous tense, passive voice)

20. Melanie wants to take a picture of the Mall of America. (infinitive)


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