Gap Fills | Simple Present Tense Worksheet for Classes 4 and 5

Fill in the blanks with an appropriate simple present tense form.

Notes

In the simple present tense when the subject is a singular noun or pronoun, the verb ends in -s or -es. 

The verb does not have the -s ending when the subject is the first person singular noun ‘I’ or the second person singular noun ‘you’.

1. Raju ………………. with his grandparents. (live / lives)

2. The boy ………………… to be a scientist when he grows up. (want / wants)

3. My mother ……………….. beautiful sweaters. (knit / knits)

4. She ……………….. to be a model. (aspire / aspires)

5. The girl ………………. her hair neatly. (comb / combs)

6. My brother ……………….. in the army. (serve / serves)

7. My brothers …………………… in the United States. (live / lives)

8. Gokul …………………. to find a good job. (want / wants)

9. Birds ………………. in nests. (live / lives)

10. The sun ……………… in the east. (rise / rises)

11. Kites ……………….. in the sky. (fly / flies)

12. Masons ……………… homes. (build / builds)

Answers

1. Raju lives with his grandparents.

2. The boy wants to be a scientist when he grows up.

3. My mother knits beautiful sweaters.

4. She aspires to be a model.

5. The girl combs her hair neatly.

6. My brother serves in the army.

7. My brothers live in the United States.

8. Gokul wants to find a good job.

9. Birds live in nests.

10. The sun rises in the east.

11. Kites fly in the sky.

12. Masons build homes.

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