Identifying Errors of Verb Tense

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Which tense is the verb will have finished in the following sentence?

I will have finished my homework by the time my roommate gets home.

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1.

Which tense is the verb have met in the following sentence?

I have met many interesting people in my classes.

2.

Identify which verb in the following sentences represents an erroneous shift in verb tense.

I started working when I was sixteen. My first job was at a car wash, where I worked at the cash register. Meeting my coworkers is the best part of the job. I made a lot of good friends at that job.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet set allow you to check your knowledge of verb tenses and common errors that can be made. To pass the quiz, you need to know how to identify the various verb tenses.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Utilize these resources to gauge your ability to identify:

  • Past tense
  • Past perfect tense
  • Common errors with verb tense

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as past tense
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as past perfect tense
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions where you must identify an error in verb tense

Additional Learning

Learn more about errors in verb tense by visiting the lesson Identifying Errors of Verb Tense on that subject. The lesson covers these important objectives:

  • Define verb tense and perfect tense
  • Recognize the common error of using multiple verb tenses
  • Explore how the present tense is correctly used in a sentence
  • Identify the best way to edit sentences to fix verb tense errors
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