Yellow Level Quiz #10 – past perfect tense

Part A.  

Directions: Complete each sentence or question with the past perfect tense. Some sentences are negative. (10

1. Before she became a professional photographer, she __________ __________college for four years. (attend)

2. After the game __________ finally __________, everyone went home. (end)

3. The teacher told us that he __________ __________ out only two A’s to his students this quarter. (give)

4. She __________ previously __________ an office manger before she became a police officer. (be)

5. What did they say they __________ __________ with their old car? (do)

6. When I talked with the salesperson, he said that he _________ __________ time to place my order. (have — negative)

7. The rocket exploded in mid-air after it __________ __________ the launch pad. (leave)

8. They were sure that they __________ __________ the wrong decision to move. (make — negative)

9. If she __________ ___________ all that weight, she definitely would have died. (lose — negative)

10. We asked our accountant if he __________ ___________ doing our taxes. (finish)


Part B.

Directions: Complete each question or statement
with the past tense or the past perfect tense.
(Some sentence can use either tense, but please consider the best choice for each situation.) 10 points.

1. How __________ the dog ___________ himself? (hurt)

2. Why did he say he __________ __________ the work when it was clear that he hadn’t? (do)

3. __________ we __________ more time, we would have visited more places. (have)

4. This computer __________ __________ very much money. (cost — negative)

5. Why didn’t you ask your supervisor if she __________ __________ yet a decision about your hours? (make)

6. They __________ __________ to order any more food because they had already eaten enough. (want — negative)

7. Didn’t you realize that you ___________ __________ your alarm clock properly? (set — negative)

8. Dora’s father wanted to know why the teacher __________ __________ her a failing grade. (give)

9. What time __________ the store ___________ last night? (close)

10. They __________ ___________ to a party in a very long time. (be — negative)


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