Past Simple – Present Perfect Simple

Alege varianta corecta:

1. Sarah __________ the email when  her manager _________ her all the details.

a) wrote / has given

b) has written / has given

c) wrote / gave

d) has written / gave

2. We __________ that museum in winter and we also __________ some pictures there.

a) visited / took 

b) have visited / took

c) visited / have taken

d) have visited / have taken

3. Tom __________ a new laptop on Black Friday, but he__________ to bring it here.

a) bought / has forgotten

b) has bought / forgot

c) bought / forgot

d) has bought / has forgotten

4. I __________ that film, but I still ___________ what it is all about.

a) saw / didn’t understand

b) have seen / have understood

c) saw / haven’t understood

d) have seen / haven’t understood

5. When ______________ her presentation? __________working on the next project?

a) did she finish / did she start

b) has she finished / has she started

c) has she finished / did she start

d) did she finish / has she started

6. Mark __________ his phone and __________ it to the police the next day.

a) lost / has reported

b) has lost / reported

c) lost / reported

d) has lost / has reported

7. She ____ the table, but she ______ about the glass she ______ when _______ under the table.

a) lay / lay / broke / lain

b) laid / lied / broke / lay

c) has laid / has lied / has broken /  has lain

d) laid / lay / broke / laid

8. Sarah __________ recently in multiple competitions, and all her friends _________ her on her results.

a) participated / has congratulated

b) has participated / congratulated

c) participated / congratulated

d) has participated / have congratulated

9. We __________ to Europe twice and __________ many famous cities.

a) travelled / have visited

b) have travelled / visited

c) travelled / visited

d) have travelled / have visited

Jack _________ a new car, but he ___________the opportunity to drive any car since last year.

a) has bought / hasn’t had

b) bought / had

c) has bought / didn’t have

d) bought / has had

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Test 7


(concordanta timpurilor)

1. The girl was having a bath because her feet ________ dirty.
a) are
b). were
c). will be

2. Even at that time everybody knew that washing hands ________ infectious diseases.
a). prevents
b). prevented
c). had prevented

3. She will call you when she ________ there.
a). will get
b). got
c). gets

4. His friend was just telling him she ___________ that moment.
a). is cooking
b). was cooking
c). cooked

5. He realized that somebody __________ all the cake.
a). is eating
b). has eaten
c). had eaten

6. The food was so great that they were sure it __________ in a few minutes.
a). would be eaten
b). will be eaten
c). would eat

7. Half an hour ago, he promised me he ____________ the book tomorrow.
a). would bring
b). will bring
c). brought

8. They are telling me they have no idea who __________ this system.
a). invented
b). invents
c). invent

9. Did you tell the child that the Earth ____________ around the Sun?
a). rotates
b). rotated
c). rotate

10. I’ll call you as soon as I _______ the results.

a). got

b). will have

c). have


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Test 1

  1. He _______  to speak French now if he ______ it when he was in school.

a). would have been able / has studied

b). would be able / has studied

c). would be able / had studied

d). would have been able / had studied


  1. They want to know if _____ there before lunch or ______  later on.

a). the guests is / they are

b). are the guests / are they

c). the guest are / they will come

d). the guests will be / they will come


  1. It was his birthday ___ that day and many girls were supposed to come ____ his party ____ 8 p.m. because he was one of the most popular boys ____ his high school, but ____ the end only his girlfriend arrived ____ the end of the party.

a). in / to / at / in / at / in

b). in / at / at / from / at / in

c). on / to / at / from / in / at

d). on / to / at / in / in / at


  1. The teacher asked them what ________  and how old _______.

a). their names were / they were

b). were their names / were they

c). were their names / they were

d). their names were / were they


  1. ______ our hard work, we only succeeded to get the second place, ______ our direct competitors won the trophy.

a). Despite of / whereas

b). In despite of / while

c). In spite / while

d). In spite of / whereas


  1. They asked the hostages ___ the bus to get ___ it and get ___ the police cars.

a). from / out of / in

b). in / on / in

c). on / off / in

d). from / off / on


  1. When I visited my native town, a new block _______ there.

a). was building

b). was being build

c). was built

d). was being built


  1. The young mechanic ________ to repair the car for two days by the time a more experienced mechanic _______.

a). was trying / was called

b). tried / was called

c). had been trying / was called

d). had tried / called


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