Tenses worksheet for class 6

Complete the given passage using appropriate verb forms.

Once upon a time, there ——1——- (live) a king called Wontudu. He ——-2——- (want) to do everything on his own. Once, he wanted to find out the exact number of leaves on a tree. So, he ——3——- (start) counting them. He was so ——–4——- (absorb) in this job that he ———5——– (insist) on having his breakfast, lunch, tea and dinner under this tree. He even ———-6——– (ask) his servants to place his bed under the tree. Wontudu ——–7——- (show) hardly any interest in the affairs of the state. This ———8———- (go) on for about six months. Luckily the season ———9———-  (change) and the tree ——–10——— (shed) all of its leaves. So, the king ——11——– (have) to stop counting.
One day while he ———-12——– (rest) on the terrace, he ——-13—— (see) the full moon shining brightly in the sky. He ——-14——- (want) to touch the moon. So, he ——-15——- (order) his minister to build a tower that ——-16—— (will) take him to the moon. The poor minister ——-17—— (be) aghast. He ———18——– (call) the masons but they ——-19——– (tell) him that such a tall tower ——-20——- (will) fall.

Answers

Once upon a time, there lived a king called Wontudu. He wanted to do everything on his own. Once, he wanted to find out the exact number of leaves on a tree. So, he started counting them. He was so absorbed  in this job that he insisted on having his breakfast, lunch, tea and dinner under this tree. He even asked his servants to place his bed under the tree. Wontudu showed hardly any interest in the affairs of the state. This went on for about six months. Luckily the season changed and the tree shed all of its leaves. So, the king had to stop counting.

One day while he was resting on the terrace, he saw the full moon shining brightly in the sky. He wanted to touch the moon. So, he ordered his minister to build a tower that would take him to the moon. The poor minister was aghast. He called the masons but they told him that such a tall tower would fall.

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