Purple Level Quiz #8: use (ANSWERS)

Directions: Put the verb “use” into the correct verb tense or form.

1. Rhonda uses a car to get to work. (present tense)

2. Last week she used the bus to get to work. (past tense)

3. Next week, she will probably use the subway. (future tense)

4. What kind of battery does the flashlight use? (present tense)

5. Have you ever used this kind of shampoo? (present perfect tense)

6. My friend, Bill, had used the same cell phone company for years before he switched to a different carrier. (past perfect tense)

7. They’re going to keep their family safe by using “green” cleaning supplies. (gerund)

8. Kevin didn’t remember to use his turn signal, so a police officer pulled him over. (infinitive)

9. The teacher is using a new book to teach the class. (present continuous tense)

10. They must be using their air conditioning if the windows are closed in this heat. (continuous modal verb: must be)

11. Ganika used a lot of oil to make the samosas. (past tense)

12. Do you have to use the bathroom? (idiomatic modal verb: have to)

13. The police are using a dog to sniff for bombs. (present continuous tense)

14. Does the manager use Spanish or English when he talks to his employees? (present tense)

15. I have used the same accountant for the last twenty years. (present perfect tense)

16. Do you know how to use a computer? (infinitive)

17. She shouldn’t use so much salt in her cooking. (modal verb: should, negative)

18. We can use a little help over here. (modal verb: can)

19. Simon wasn’t using his head when he made that bad decision. (past continuous tense, negative)

20. Amish people don’t use any electricity in their homes. (present tense, negative)


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