English Learning Box


Simple Past vs. Past Perfect

Review the two tenses – simple past and past perfect- and then start the quiz.
Choose the best answers to complete the sentences below.
1. I __________ the phone because I was cooking.

2. He __________ a good rest when the guests had left.

3. I __________ myself yesterday.

4. __________ she __________ the table before she left?

5. They __________ the gate before I arrived there.

6. He __________ down while he was fixing the light bulb.

7. The party __________ late at night.

8. My sister __________ reading when she was young.

9. Dina __________ the carpet when the cat came in and shook itself.

10. By the time we __________, the movie __________.

Related Pages: 

Simple Past and Present Perfect

Simple Present

Scroll to Top