Tense - Class IX -English And Assamese Medium Both -Grammar-ncert


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Tense - Class IX -English And Assamese Medium Both -Grammar-ncert
CLASS IX CORRECT TENSE



1. Give the correct tense forms of the verbs
given in brackets :

1. (a) We (be) good friends for long.

Ans : We have been good friends for long. 

     (b) They (play) since morning.

Ans : They  have  been playing since morning. 

     (c) What (do) he do yesterday? 

Ans : What did he do yesterday? 

2. (a) We (need) your advice.

Ans : We need your advice. 

     (b) Please try to (come) soon.

Ans : Please try to come soon. 

      (c) We (want) to go to Mumbai next month.

Ans : We want to go to Mumbai next month. 

or 

We shall want to go to Mumbai next month. 

3.(a) She was (see) picking the marbles.

Ans : She  was seen picking the marbles. 

 (b) I (do) the work before my father comes.

Ans : I shall do the work before my father comes. 

(c) Nobody (like) a traitor.

Ans : Nobody likes a traitor. 

4. (a) Three people (kill) in the accident.

Ans : Three people were killed in the accident. 

 (b) He (do) the work since Monday last.

Ans : He has been doing the work since Monday last. 

 (c) The old man (go) for a walk every morning.

Ans : The old man goes for a walk every morning. 

5. (a) The bus (leave) the stoppage before I  arrived.

Ans : The bus had left the stoppage before I arrived. 

(b) I (cut) my finger. It is bleeding.

Ans : I have cut my finger. It is bleeding. 

(c) When we went to his house, he (read) a book.

Ans : When we went to his house, he was reading a book. 

6. (a) Water (flow) downwards.

Ans : Water flows downwards. 

 (b) I (see) a bird in the sky now.

Ans : I see a bird in the sky now. 

(c) He (finish) his work just.

Ans : He has finished his work just. 

7. (a) When I reached home mother (cook) rice.

Ans : When I reached home, mother was cooking rice. 

(b) He talks as if he (know) everything. 

Ans : He talks as if he knew everything. 

(c) I (not see) him for a week.

Ans : I have not seen him for a week. 

8. (a) If I (be) you I would not do that.

Ans : If I had you I would not do that. 

(b) The baby (cry) because it is hungry.

Ans : The baby is crying because it is hungry. 

(c) The train (arrive) at 9 A. M. everyday.

Ans : The train arrives at 9 A. M. everyday. 

9. (a) She went out after she (lock) the door. 

Ans: She went out after she had locked the door. 

(b) I (have) my dinner an hour ago.

Ans : I have had my dinner an hour ago. 

(c) When I saw him he (write).

Ans : When I saw him, he was writing. 

10.(a) He (arrive) just before the game started. 

Ans : He had arrived just before the game started. 

(b) Don't disturb the child; it (sleep).

Ans : Don't disturb the child, it is sleeping. 

(c) I just (finish) the work.

Ans : I have just finished the work. 

11.(a) The woman (weep) when I saw her.

Ans : The woman was weeping when I saw her. 

(b) No one (hear) from him for the last  two years. 

Ans : No one hears from him for the last two years. 

(c) They (finish) the work by Sunday next.

Ans : The will finish the work by Sunday next. 

12. (a) They (eat) all the apples before I arrived.

Ans : They had eaten all the apples before I arrived. 

(b) It is time we (leave).

Ans : It is time we left. 

 (c) Look at the sky, it (go) to rain.

Ans : Look at the sky, it is going to rain. 

13.(a) We (know) each other for ten years.

Ans : We have known each other for ten years. 

(b) I (write) the story since morning.

Ans : I have been writing story since morning. 

(c) If it (rain) we shall not go to school. 

Ans : If it rains, we shall not go to school. 

14.(a) The passenger jumped off the train while it (move). 

Ans : The passenger jumped off , the train while it was moving. 

(b) I (write) the essay for fifteen minutes. 

Ans : I have been writing the eassy for fifteen minutes. 

(c) The old man ( go) out for a walk regularly in the morning. 

Ans : The old man goes out for a walk regularly in the morning. 

15.(a) If he (be) honest he would have been praised.

Ans : If he had honest he wouldn't have been praised. 

(b) He usually (go) for a walk in the morning

Ans : He usually goes for a walk in the morning. 

(c) When they came, the boy (play) chess.

Ans : When they came, the boy was playing chess. 

16.(a) He (go) to Shillong last month.

Ans : He went to Shillong last month. 

(b) Before he arrived at the station, the train (leave) already.

Ans : Before he arrived at the station, the train had left already. 

(c) He (not come) yet.

Ans : He has not come yet. 

17. (a) Many soldiers (kill) in the Kargil war. 

Ans : Many soldiers were kill in the Kargil war. 

(b) I (see) the Tajmahal and know how beautiful it is. 

Ans : I see the Tajmahal and know how beautiful it is. 

(c) I wish I ( be) the principal of the school. 

Ans : I wish I were the principal of the school. 

 18.(a) I (know) them for the last two years.

Ans: I had known them for the last two years. 

(b) I went out when it (rain). 

Ans : I went out when it was raining. 

(c) I (read) in the school for the last seven years.

Ans : I have been reading in the school for the last seven years. 

 19.(a) Ram came to meet me after I (leave). 

Ans : Ram came to meet after I had left. 

(b) The minister (not arrive) yet.

Ans : The minister has not arrived yet. 

20.(a) He (leave) the place a year ago.

Ans : He left the place a year ago. 

(b) It is time I (go) to bed.

Ans : It is time I went to bed. 

(c) I (see) you yesterday.

Ans : I swa you yesterday. 

21.(a) He (swim) in the river.

Ans : He swims  in the river. 

(b) The patient (die) before the doctor came.

 Ans : The patient had died before the doctor came. 

(c) The patient (die) an hour ago.

Ans : The patient died an hour ago. 

22.(a) The thief (leave) before the doctor came.

Ans : The thief had left before the doctor came. 

(b) She (suffer) from fever since January.

Ans : She has been suffering from fever since January. 

(c) There (be) nobody in the house when we called. 

Ans : There was nobody in the house when we called. 

23.(a) The little girl (cry) because she is hungry now.

Ans : The little girl was crying because she is hungry now. 

(b) Fortune (favour) the brave.

Ans : Fortune favours the brave. 

(c) We (enter) the classroom before the teacher came.

Ans : We had entered the classroom before the teacher came. 

24.(a) The boys (reach) the town, before it grew dark.

Ans : The boys had reached the town before it grew dark. 

(b) I would have been happy if I (be) a king.

Ans : I would have been happy if I were a king. 

(c) My father (come) home tomorrow.

Ans : My father comes home tomorrow. 

25.(a) He usually (take) his breakfast at 7 A.M.

Ans : He usually takes his breakfast at 7 A. M. 

(b) Ice (float) on water.

Ans : Ice floats on water. 

(c) It is a month since I (see) him.

Ans : It is a month I saw him. 

26.(a) He (prepare) his lesson before the teacher came.

Ans :  He had prepared his lesson before the teacher came. 

(b) Water (freeze) in extreme cold.

Ans : Water freezes in extreme cold. 

(c) It is time we (return) home.

Ans : It is time we returned home. 

27.(a) When he entered my room I (sleep).

Ans : When he entered my room I was sleeping. 

(b) He (go) to Guwahati last week.

Ans : He went to Guwahati last week. 

(c) He (kill) in the battle last year.

Ans : He was killed in the battle last year. 

28.(a) Socrates was (take) away to prison.

Ans : Socrates was taken away to prison. 

(b) He (finish) his work an hour ago.

Ans : He finished his work an hour ago. 

29.(a) My father (work) in this factory for five years.

Ans : My father has been working in this factory for five years. 

(b) Stop that noise! I (listen) to the news on the radio.

Ans : Stop that noise! I am listening to the news. 

(c) Ramu (not come) back from the market yet.

Ans : Ramu has not come back from the market yet. 

30.(a) They (live) in our town for the last ten years.

Ans : They have been living in our town for the last ten years. 

(b) The match (begin) before I reached.

Ans : The match had begun before I reached. 

31.(a) My father (arrive) at the bus stop everyday at 6 A. M.

Ans : My father arrives at the bus stop everyday at 6 A. M. 

(b) Hari Singh (read) a novel when I entered the room.

Ans : Hari Singh was reading a novel when I enered the room. 

(c) Our school (reopen) next Monday.

Ans : Our school reopens next Monday. 

32.(a) There (be) only a few students in the class yesterday.

Ans : There were only a few students in the class yesterday. 

(b) The man who (work) hard can succeed in life.

Ans : The man who works hard can succeed in life. 

(c) We (play) football at this time tomorrow.

Ans : We will be playing football at this time tomorrow. 

 33.(a) It (rain) since 10 o'clock.

Ans: It has been raining since 10 O'clock. 

(b) She (read) a book when I met her.

Ans: She was reading a book when I met her. 

(c) If I (be) a bird, I could fly.

Ans: If I were a bird, I could fly. 

34. (a) They (reach) home before it grew
dark.

Ans: They had reached home before it grew dark. 

(b) I (go) to apply for the post.

Ans: I am going to apply for the post. 

(c) The bus (leave) Guwahati at 6 o'clock every day.

Ans: The bus leaves Guwahati at 6 o'clock every day. 

 35. (a) It's time I (do) some real work.

Ans: It's time I did some real work. 

(b) He (wait) for you since 8 A. M.

Ans: He has been waiting for you since 8 A. M. 

(C) The train (leave) the station before we arrived.

Ans: The train had left the station before we arrived. 


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