75 Contoh Latihan Soal Bahasa Inggris Past Tense Beserta Jawaban

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75 Contoh Latihan Soal Bahasa Inggris Past Tense Beserta Jawaban

75 Contoh Latihan Soal Bahasa Inggris Past Tense Beserta Jawaban

Part 1 (Intermediate)

Soal

Past Tense – Simple or Progressive: Fill in the correct form.

1. George _______ off the ladder while he _______ the ceiling. (fall, paint)

2. Last night I _______ in bed when I suddenly _______ a scream. (read, hear)

3. _______ TV when I _______ you? (you watch, phone)

4. Ann _______ for me when I _______ . (wait, arrive)

5. Maisie _______ up the kitchen when John _______ her to marry him. (clean, ask)

6. The house _______ £ 150,000 in 2003. (cost)

7. The fire _______ at six in the morning. (still, burn)

8. My brother _______ a new job a week ago. (get)

9. Columbus _______ America over 500 years ago. (discover)

10. She _______ not interested in the book because she _______ it. (be, not understand)

11. _______ at school yesterday? (you be)

12. We _______ in a house near the sea last summer. (live)

13. She _______ the piano very well when she _______ young. (can play, be)

14. She _______ the office very early last night. (leave)

15. I _______ a friend while I _______ the shopping. (meet, do)

16. I _______ for my things when I _______ someone call my name. (pay, hear)

17. I _______ around and _______ Judy. (turn, see)

18. She _______ a bright yellow dress when I _______ her last. (wear, see)

19. We _______ to have a cup of tea. (decide)

20. While the waiter _______ up the pieces of glass he _______ his finger (pick, cut)

21. Then we _______ the cafe and _______ goodbye. (leave, say)

22. I _______ the fire at six and it _______ brightly when Tom came in at seven. (light, still burn)

23. My dog _______ along quietly when Mary’s Pekinese _______ him. (walk, attack)

24. When I _______ she _______ lunch. She said she always _______ lunch at 12:30. (arrive, have, have)

25. What _______ of his last book? –I _______ it a lot. (you think, like)

26. He suddenly _______ that he _______ in the wrong direction. (realize, travel)

27. He _______ guitar when someone _______ the window and _______ out a bucket of water. (play, open, throw)

28. He _______ us to go out in the boat yesterday because of a strong wind _______. (not allow, blow)

29. The next day, as they _______ that the police _______ for them, they _______ the coats in the woods and _______ off in different directions. (know, look, hide, go)

30. When I _______ home they _______ around a fire. Jack _______ a crossword puzzle, Judy _______ and the others _______. Mother _______ at me and said: “ Come and sit down”. (come, sit, do, knit, read, smile)

Jawaban

Past Tense – Simple or Progressive: Fill in the correct form.

1. George fell off the ladder while he was painting the ceiling.

2. Last night I was reading in bed when I suddenly heard a scream.

3. Were you watching TV when I phoned you?

4. Ann was waiting for me when I arrived.

5. Maisie was cleaning up the kitchen when John asked her to marry him.

6. The house cost £ 150,000 in 2003.

7. The fire was still burning at six in the morning.

8. My brother got a new job a week ago.

9. Columbus discovered America over 500 years ago.

10. She was not interested in the book because she did not understand it.

11. Were you at school yesterday?

12. We lived in a house near the sea last summer.

13. She could play the piano very well when she was young.

14. She left the office very early last night.

15. I met a friend while I was doing the shopping.

16. I was paying for my things when I heard someone call my name .

17. I turned around and saw Judy.

18. She was wearing a bright yellow dress when I saw her last.

19. We decided to have a cup of tea.

20. While the waiter was picking up the pieces of glass he cut his finger.

21. Then we left the cafe and said goodbye.

22. I lit the fire at six and it was still burning brightly when Tom came in at seven.

23. My dog was walking along quietly when Mary’s Pekinese attacked him.

24. When I arrived she was having lunch. She said she always had lunch at 12:30.

25. What did you think of his last book? –I liked it a lot.

26. He suddenly realized that he was travelling in the wrong direction.

27. He was playing guitar when someone opened the window and threw out a bucket of water.

28. He did not allow us to go out in the boat yesterday because a strong wind was blowing.

29. The next day, as they knew that the police were looking for them, they hid the coats in the woods and went off in different directions.

30. When I came home they were all sitting around a fire. Jack was doing a crossword puzzle, Judy was knitting and the others were reading. Mother smiled at me and said: “Come and sit down”.

Part 2 (Intermediate)

Soal

Past Tense – Simple or Progressive: Fill in the correct form.

1. I _______ Sue in town yesterday, but she _______ me. She _______ the other way. (see, not see, look)

2. I _______ Tom and Jane at the airport a few weeks ago. They _______ to Berlin and I _______ to Madrid. We _______ a chat while we _______ for our flights. (meet, go, go, have, wait)

3. I _______ home yesterday when suddenly a man _______ out into the road in front of me. I _______ quite fast but luckily I _______ to stop in time and _______ him. (cycle, step, go, manage, not hit)

4. Jerry _______ for me when I _______ . (wait, arrive)

5. “What _______ at this time yesterday”? – “I was asleep.” (you do)

6. “_______ out last night?” – “No, I was too tired”. (you go)

7. “Was Carol at the party last night?” – “Yes she _______ a really nice dress.” (wear)

8. How fast _______ when the accident _______ ? (you drive, happen)

9. John _______ a photo of me while I _______ . (take, not look)

10. We _______ in a very difficult position. We _______ what to do. (be, not know)

11. I haven’t seen Alan for ages. When I last _______ him, he _______ to find a job in Leeds. (see, try)

12. I _______ along the street when suddenly I _______ footsteps behind me. Somebody _______ me. I was frightened and _______ to run. (walk, hear, follow, start)

13. When I _______ young I _______ to be a bus driver. (be, want)

14. While Mike _______ TV Sheila _______ a book. (watch, read)

15. She _______ for the bus when I _______ her yesterday. (wait, see)

16. On Sunday I _______ for a walk and then I _______ the museum. (go, visit)

17. He _______ lunch when the first guests _______ . (prepare, arrive)

18. She _______ when she suddenly _______ a strange noise. (sleep,hear)

19. We _______ on the lake when a terrible thunderstorm _______ up. (sail, come)

20. Some minutes later his friend _______ to take him to the airport. (come)

21. While his friend _______ the car, John _______ about his holidays. (drive, talk)

22. John _______ a shower when the telephone _______ . (have, ring)

23. When they _______ at the airport, the plane _______ high above their heads. (arrive, already fly)

24. They _______ to the restaurant and _______ a cup of coffee. (go, have)

25. While the football teams _______ up, the fans _______ their flags. (warm, wave)

Jawaban

Past Tense – Simple or Progressive: Fill in the correct form.

1. I saw Sue in town yesterday, but she didn’t see me. She was looking the other way.

2. I met Tom and Jane at the airport a few weeks ago. They were going to Berlin and I was going to Madrid. We had a chat while we were waiting for our flights.

3. I was cycling home yesterday when suddenly a man stepped out into the road in front of me. I was going quite fast but luckily I managed to stop in time and didn’t hit him.

4. Jerry was waiting for me when I arrived.

5. “What were you doing at this time yesterday”? – “I was asleep.”

6. “Did you go out last night?” – “No, I was too tired”.

7. “Was Carol at the party last night?” – “Yes she was wearing a really nice dress.”

8. How fast were you driving when the accident happened?

9. John took a photo of me while I was not looking.

10. We were in a very difficult position. We didn’t know what to do.

11. I haven’t seen Alan for ages. When I last saw him, he was trying to find a job in Leeds.

12. I was walking along the street when suddenly I heard footsteps behind me. Somebody was following me. I was frightened and started to run.

13. When I was young I wanted to be a bus driver.

14. While Mike was watching TV Sheila was reading a book.

15. She was waiting for the bus when I saw her yesterday.

16. On Sunday I went for a walk and then I visited the museum.

17. He was preparing lunch when the first guests arrived.

18. She was sleeping when she suddenly heard a strange noise.

19. We were sailing on the lake when a terrible thunderstorm came up.

20. Some minutes later his friend came to take him to the airport.

21. While his friend was driving the car, John was talking about his holidays.

22. John was having a shower when the telephone rang.

23. When they arrived at the airport, the plane was already flying high above their heads.

24. They went to the restaurant and had a cup of coffee.

25. While the football teams were warming up, the fans were waving their flags.

Part 3 (Intermediate)

Soal

Past Tense – Simple or progressive.

1. It _______ (rain) when we _______ (come) out of the shopping center.

2. It _______ (happen) very quickly. The car _______ (come) out of the side road and then the van _______ (drive) into the back of it.

3. I _______ (be) ill last week.

4. He _______ (break) his leg when he _______ (ski).

5. I _______ (look) out of the window and saw that people _______ (walk) in the park.

6. Emma _______ (pass) her exam a few weeks ago.

7. When we _______ (see) the spaceship we _______ (stop) the car.

8. When _______ (you buy) the car? – I _______ (buy) it a few years ago.

9. He _______ (sit) in the garden when a wasp _______ (sting) him in the nose.

10. Claire _______ (go) to Egypt last month.

11. She _______ (have) a beautiful dream when the alarm clock _______ (ring).

12. The car _______ (stop) at the lights.

13. We _______ (drive) home in the middle of the night when we _______ (see) a flashing light.

14. Soft music _______ (play) when I _______ (go) into the room.

15. _______ (you buy) that bag while I _______ (look) after the children?

16. It _______ (be) peaceful and the birds _______ (sing).

17. Was _______ (Jimmy, already wait) for you when you _______ (get) there?

18. I _______ (ring) at about 3 o’clock yesterday, but you _______ (not pick) up the phone. – What _______ (you do)? – I _______ (help) Dad in the garden so I probably _______ (not hear) it.

19. I _______ (lie) in the bath when the phone _______ (ring). It _______ (stop) after a few rings.

20. It _______ (be) cold when we _______ (leave) the house that day.

Jawaban

Past Tense – Simple or progressive.

1. It was raining when we came out of the shopping center.

2. It happened very quickly. The car came out of the side road and then the van drove into the back of it.

3. I was ill last week.

4. He broke his leg when he was skiing.

5. I looked out of the window and saw that people were walking in the park.

6. Emma passed her exam a few weeks ago.

7. When we saw the spaceship we stopped the car.

8. When did you buy the car? – I bought it a few years ago.

9. He was sitting in the garden when a wasp stung him in the nose.

10. Claire went to Egypt last month.

11. She was having a beautiful dream when the alarm clock rang.

12. The car stopped at the lights.

13. We were driving home in the middle of the night when we saw a flashing light.

14. Soft music was playing when I went into the room.

15. Did you buy that bag while I was looking after the children?

16. It was peaceful and the birds were singing.

17. Was Jimmy already waiting for you when you got there?

18. I rang at about 3 o’clock yesterday, but you didn’t pick up the phone. – What were you doing? – I was helping Dad in the garden so I probably didn’t hear it.

19. I was lying in the bath when the phone rang. It stopped after a few rings.

20. It was cold when we left the house that day.

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