Exercises – used to + infinitive or would?

Used to + infinitive for past habits

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Used to + infinitive or would?

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Question 1
When I was at school, I ................. chocolate. Now I don't
A
wouldn't like
B
used to like
C
would like
Hint:
certain types of verbs are not possible with "used to"
D
didn't use to like
Hint:
remember "now I don't"
Question 1 Explanation: 
A past habit that is not true now
Question 2
Where ......(you/live)........ before you came to London?
A
did you use to live
B
you used to live
Hint:
Is this a correct question form?
C
would you live
Hint:
Is would possible here?
D
did you used to live
Hint:
A normal past question form?
Question 2 Explanation: 
Correct: the question form of used to + infinitive is: did + subject + infinitive
Question 3
I ..........(not/read) a lot of books when I was a child.
A
use not read
Hint:
is this a correct negative form?
B
don't read
Hint:
what time is it?
C
didn't use to read
D
didn't used to read
Hint:
after "did" the verb must be an infinitive
Question 3 Explanation: 
Correct, the negative of "used to" is the normal negative of past simple verbs: did + not + infinitive form of verb
Question 4
I like having short hair but when I was at university I ..........................
A
not used to having short hair
Hint:
incorrect verb form
B
used to have short hair
Hint:
illogical
C
used to have long hair
D
didn't use to have long hair
Hint:
not logical
Question 5
After school I .............. (which one answer is incorrect)
A
used to go basketball training
B
used go basketball training
Hint:
after "used" what form must we use?
C
didn't use to go basketball training
D
would go basketball training
Question 5 Explanation: 
The other 3 answers are all grammatically and logically possible.
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