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Simple past tense worksheet

Join the pairs of sentences given below using a relative pronoun. Click here for a printer-friendly version of this simple past tense worksheet

These questions are taken from the CBSE worksheet.

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

1. The policeman ------------------------------ (catch) the thief red-handed.

2. Students at a number of colleges ----------------------------- (stay away) from their classes to protest against the high-handedness of the administrative staff.

3. I ----------------------------- (spend) the whole day at home.

4. The stadium ------------------------------- (reverberate) with dance, music and songs.

5. Various troupes from different parts of the country ------------------------------ (present) a panorama of colours and costume.

6. Jim Corbett ---------------------------- (love) animals but he also ------------------------------ (kill) many man-eaters.

7. I ------------------------------- (learn) French from my friend who lives in France.

8. Last year they ------------------------------ (build) a high wall around the house.

9. Last evening some wicked people ---------------------------- (smuggle) cocaine into the town but they were arrested.

10. Mother ------------------------------ (cook) pasta yesterday.

Answers

1. The policeman caught the thief red-handed.

2. Students at a number of schools stayed away from their classes to protest against the high-handedness of the administrative staff.

3. I spent the whole day at home.

4. The stadium reverberated with dance, music and songs.

5. Various troupes from different parts of the country presented a panorama of colours and costume.

6. Jim Corbett loved animals but he also killed several man-eaters.

7. I learned French from my friend who lives in France.

8. Last year they built a high wall around the house.

9. Last evening some wicked people smuggled cocaine into the town but they were arrested.

10. Mother cooked pasta yesterday.

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