Exercise – Present Simple basic level

 

 

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Present Simple basic

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Question 1
I ............ in London
A
lives
Hint:
"lives" with a final "s" is only possible in the third person singular; he, she, my mother, the dog etc
B
live
Hint:
I is the first person singular
C
live to
D
to live
E
living
Question 1 Explanation: 
Excellent. With "I" the first person singular we use the base form of the verb in the affirmative
Question 2
John ............. in Berlin
A
doesn't lives
B
doesn't live
C
don't live
D
liven't
E
live not
Question 2 Explanation: 
Well done!
Question 3
What time .........
A
the football match starts?
Hint:
you need to use an auxiliary verb for the question
B
does the football match start?
Hint:
"does" is the auxiliary verb for the 3rd person singular
C
do the football match starts?
Hint:
is "starts" with "s" correct?
D
start the football match?
Hint:
you need to use an auxiliary verb for the question
E
do the football match start?
Hint:
"do" is the auxiliary verb for 1st and 2nd person singular and for plurals
Question 3 Explanation: 
football match is the 3rd person singular so we must use "does" to make the question with the verb "start"
Question 4
Mary ......... hockey every weekend
A
playing
B
play
C
plaies
D
plays
E
do plays
Question 4 Explanation: 
we add an "s" to the third person singular affirmative of a verb that finishes with a vowel and "y" : other examples say, stay, relay
Question 5
Abraham ............. architecture at Bristol university
A
studies
B
works
C
learn
D
study
E
studys
Question 6
John:   Where ........ your sister ......... Harry: In a bank in the centre of Manchester.
A
Where do your sister works?
B
Where do your sister work?
C
Where - your sister works?
D
Where does your sister work?
E
Where work your sister?
Question 7
Make a question with these words: the/play/ children/time/do/football/what/?
A
What do the children play football time?
B
Children do play the football what time?
C
What time the children do play football?
D
What time do the children play football?
E
Do the children play football what time?
Question 8
The school next to the park ......... ........... a gymnasium.
A
doesn't have
B
haven't
C
don't have
D
doesn't has
E
haven't got
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