English Test Test Simple Past – Past Perfect Simple

Test your knowledge on Simple Past and Past Perfect Simple. After submitting your answers, you will see how well you have done in the test.

Form

Write down the correct form (pronoun + verb).

  Simple Past Past Perfect Simple
I / go
he / drive
they / put
you / feel
she / stop

Use

When do we use which tense?

  1. 'Already' is a signal word for ...
  2. 'before that day' is a signal word for ...
  3. 'first' is a signal word for ...
  4. 'up to then' is a signal word for ...
  5. 'then' is a signal word for ...

Choosing the correct form

Choose the correct tense (simple past or past perfect simple).

  1. We away the flowers that we .
  2. Wendy the letter that she .
  3. The gardener the trees that he .
  4. I into the taxi that my friend for me.
  5. She to wear the jumper that her mum .

Filling in the correct form

Put the verbs into the correct tense (simple past or past perfect simple).

  1. Yesterday a boy (destroy) the snowman that we (build) .
  2. Jimmy (tell) us about the film that he (see) .
  3. We (find) the mobile phone that Marwin (lose) .
  4. He (sing) a song that I (hear / never) before.
  5. Cathrine (open) the window that I (close / just) .