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Test on Simple Present 2

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


Form of Affirmative Sentences - Part 1

Put the verbs into the correct form.

  1. I (to listen) to music every day.
  2. Simon (to collect) stamps.
  3. We (to wash) the dishes once a day.
  4. My mother always (to make) breakfast.
  5. Sarah usually (to meet) Maria at the tennis club.

Form of Affirmative Sentences - Part 2

Put the verbs into the correct form.

  1. Mr Williams often (to teach) the dogs new tricks.
  2. They always (to throw) their litter in the bin.
  3. The referee usually (to stop) the game after 90 minutes.
  4. The kids (to hurry) to open their presents.
  5. This car can (to do) 250 km/h.

Long and Short Forms

Rewrite the sentences in the short form (where the long form is given) or in the long form (where the short form is given).

  1. She has got a nice mobile. →
  2. We don't use a computer. →
  3. Johnny does not swim in the lake. →
  4. They are from Budapest, Hungary. →
  5. This isn't my cup of tea. →

Negative Sentences

Make negative sentences.

  1. They go to the supermarket. →
  2. Ben does his homework in the kitchen. →
  3. Jenny takes photos. →
  4. I learn French words. →
  5. He has two older sisters. →


Ask for the bold part of the sentence.

  1. Danny goes to school from Monday to Friday. →
  2. My rabbit has a cage in the garden. →
  3. The children like cats because they are nice. →
  4. Jenny is never late. →
  5. Andrew's new mountain bike costs €1000. →

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.