Simple past tense worksheet for class 5

Complete the following sentences using the simple past tense form of the verb.

1. Reggie Mouse loved cheese. He ………………… cheese for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

a) ate
b) was eating
c) has eaten
d) is eating

2. His excessive fondness for cheese ……………… his mother.

a) worried
b) has worried
c) had worried

3. His mother ………………….. him to eat healthy foods like fruits, vegetables, cereals and fish.

a) was advising
b) advised
c) has advised

4. He …………………… not ready to listen to her.

a) is
b) was
c) has

5. He ………………….. her that he would only eat cheese.

a) told
b) was telling
c) has told

6. A few months later when he was getting ready, all the buttons on his shirt ……………… pop, pop.

a) was going
b) had gone
c) went

7. He ………………… that his shirt had shrunk.

a) thought
b) was thinking
c) had thought

8. He ………………… to his cupboard and ……………….. on all of his clothes.

a) ran, tried
b) was running, was trying
c) ran, was trying

9. He …………………… crying.

a) started
b) was starting
c) had started

Answers

1. Reggie Mouse loved cheese. He ate cheese for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

2. His excessive fondness for cheese worried his mother.

3. His mother advised him to eat healthy foods like fruits, vegetables, cereals and fish.

4. He was not ready to listen to her.

5. He told her that he would only eat cheese.

6. A few months later when he was getting ready, all the buttons on his shirt went pop, pop.

7. He thought that his shirt had shrunk.

8. He ran to his cupboard and tried on all of his clothes.

9. He started crying.

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