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Quiz XXV. Mixed Tenses I (Active Voice)

Gap-fill exercise

Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints!

1. You can (borrow) my car. I (not/need) it at the moment.
2. He can't (open) the door. He (have) a shower.
3. Hurry up! The bus (come). I (not / want) to be late for school.
4. Oh, no! It (rain) again!
5. The shop (open) at 9.00am and (close) at 10.00pm every day.
6. It (rain) all day yesterday.
7. She (not / eat) anything yesterday because she (not / have) time.
8. My friend and (live and work) in Portugal since 1998.
9. While they (have) a picnic it (start) to hail.
10. The Browns usually (spend) their holidays at the seaside but last summer they (decide) to visit the Himalayas.
11. Listen! Somebody (play) the violin.
12. He (not/laugh) at the joke last night because he (hear) it before,