Test on Simple Present 1

Test your knowledge on the simple present. After submitting your answers, you will see how well you have done in the test.

Test

Form of Affirmative Sentences - Part 1

Choose the correct form.

  1. We sometimes books.
  2. Emily to the disco.
  3. It often on Sundays.
  4. Pete and his sister the family car.
  5. I always to the bus stop.

Form of Affirmative Sentences - Part 2

Put the verbs into the correct form.

  1. I (to like) lemonade very much.
  2. The girls always (to listen) to pop music.
  3. Janet never (to wear) jeans.
  4. Mr Smith (to teach) Spanish and French.
  5. You (to do) your homework after school.

Simple present with 'have' and 'be'

Fill in the correct form of the verbs.

  1. We (to have) a nice garden.
  2. She (to be) six years old.
  3. Simon (to have) two rabbits and five goldfish.
  4. I (to be) from Vienna, Austria.
  5. They (to be) Sandy's parents.

Negative Sentences

Make negative sentences.

  1. My father makes breakfast. →
  2. They are eleven. →
  3. She writes a letter. →
  4. I speak Italian. →
  5. Danny phones his father on Sundays. →

Questions

Make questions.

  1. you / to speak / English →
  2. when / he / to go / home →
  3. they / to clean / the bathroom →
  4. where / she / to ride / her bike →
  5. Billy / to work / in the supermarket →

Signal Words

Find the signal words for simple present.

  1. Which is a signal word for simple present?
  2. Which is a signal word for simple present?
  3. Which is a signal word for simple present?
  4. Which is not a signal word for simple present?
  5. Which is not a signal word for simple present?

Before submitting the test, check the following:

  • Got the spelling right?
  • Put in the full stop or question mark where required?
  • Used the correct key to type the apostrophe (Shift and #)?

In the test we cannot give you a second try. Such careless mistakes would therefore cost you valuable points.