Simple past and past perfect tense worksheet

Complete the following sentences using appropriate tense forms.

1. When I reached the hospital, the doctor —————— (already perform) the surgery.

2. After getting on the bus we discovered that we —————— (board) the wrong one.

3. I finished my work before the sun ——————- (set).

4. Deepak wanted to be a doctor but he ———————- (fail) to pass the entrance test.

5. They sowed the seeds after they ——————– (prepare) the soil.

6. I asked my friend what film he ——————– (see).

7. He asked me where I —————— (be).

8. Suddenly I realized that I ——————– him before. (meet)

9. I told her that I ——————— (finish).

10. When I arrived at the party, Julie ——————– (already go) home.

Answers

1. When I reached the hospital, the doctor had already performed the surgery.

2. After getting on the bus we discovered that we had boarded the wrong one.

3. I finished my work before the sun had set.

4. Deepak wanted to be a doctor but he had failed to pass the entrance test.

5. They sowed the seeds after they had prepared the soil.

6. I asked my friend what film he had seen.

7. He asked me where I had been.

8. Suddenly I realized that I had met him before.

9. I told her that I had finished.

10. When I arrived at the party, Julie had already gone home.

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