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TEST: How Well Do You Know the Present Simple

tense?
1) Complete the sentences with the present 2) Find the incorrect sentence and
simple form of the verbs given in the box. write it correctly.

play / not take / go / not like / finish


1. a) My father don’t go shopping.
b) Ann doesn’t like tennis.
1. School ________________ at half past three. c) I don’t play the violin.

2. Jack ______________________ History. _____________________________

3. I ______________ tennis on Sunday mornings. 2. a) We don’t play football at school.


b) Sam doesn’t likes sport.
4. My brother and I _____________ the bus to c) He doesn’t live on the first floor.
school.
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5. Mark ____________ swimming after school. 5
5 3. a) I have a piano lesson on Monday.
b) Peter doesn’t like Maths.
3) Rewrite the sentences in the negative. c) My dad don’t teach Maths.

1. Sarah has a guitar lesson on Tuesdays. ________________________________


___________________________________________ 4. a) Mary and I don’t walk to school.
2. We do our homework after dinner. b) I doesn’t play computer games.
___________________________________________ c) We don’t go to the zoo on Sunday

3. I get up at half past eight on Saturdays. ________________________________


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4. My brother plays football after school.
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5. Jane leaves home at eight o’clock in the morning. 4) Circle the correct answer A, B or C.
___________________________________________ 1. Does your brother walk to school?
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A No, he don’t.
B No, he doesn’t walk.
C No, he doesn’t.
2. Do Europeans celebrate Christmas?
5) Complete the questions with the verbs in brackets.
A Yes, they does.
1. A) What time__________________ (you / leave) B Yes, they do.
home in the morning? C Yes, they celebrate.
B) At quarter to eight. 3. Do penguins live in the Arctic?
2. A) ______________ (school / start) at nine o’clock? A No, they don’t.
B) No, it doesn’t. It starts at half past eight. B No, they doesn’t.
3. A) Where ______________ (you / go) after school? C No, we don’t.
B) I go home. 4. Do you and your friends go to
4. A) _____________________ (you / have) a lot of school on Sundays?
homework every day? A No, they don’t.
B) Yes, I do. B No, we aren’t.
5. A) When ____________________ (you / do) your C No, we don’t.
homework? 5. Does Mark play football?
B) I do it after dinner.
A Yes, he do.
6. A) ___________________ (your mother / help) you B Yes, he has.
with the lessons? C Yes, he does.
B) Yes, she does . 6 5
6) Make questions with these words. 7) Complete the questions. Choose A
or B.
1. Jane / play / tennis / every Wednesday?
________________________________________________ 1. __________ do you live?
A) Where B) When
2. what / you / do / after school on Mondays?
________________________________________________ 2. __________ do you get to school?
A) What B) How
3. where / you / usually / go / in summer?
________________________________________________ 3. _________ subjects do you like?
A) What B) How much
4. Sarah and Mary / play / the piano?
________________________________________________ 4. _________ does school finish?
A) Where B) When
5. what time / your father/ come home / after work?
________________________________________________ 5. ______ do you get up early on
week days?
6. when / the students / have lunch/ on school days? A) Why B) When
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6. ________ lessons do you usually
have?
A) How many B) How much 6
8) Write the questions for the answers.
1. Polar bears live in the Arctic.
_________________________________________ 9) Correct the mistakes in the sentences.

2. Winter starts in June in Australia. 1. I often don’t go to the museum.


_________________________________________ _______________________________

3. No, I don’t like basketball. 2. Adam never is late for school.


_________________________________________ _______________________________
4. People celebrate Easter in spring. 3. Do you set usually the table for dinner?
_________________________________________ ____________________________________
5. Yes, Mary plays the guitar. 4. Are you busy always at the weekend?
_________________________________________ ____________________________________
6. Jeremy lives in Oxford. 5. How does often your friend come to
_______________________________________ 6 your house?
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10) Put the words in the correct order to make sentences.


1. usually / doesn’t / the shopping / do / My father
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2. February / never / go / They / skiing / in
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3. school / on / John / to / sometimes / walks / Thursdays
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4. I / dancing / in / often / go / the evening / don’t
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5. My / busy / is / always / Saturdays / mother / on
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6. before / sometimes / school / her homework / does / Jane
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7. doesn’t / Sam / take out / normally / the recycling.
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Total____ / 55

KEY
Ex. 1)
1. starts 2. doesn’t like 3. play 4 don’t take 5. Goes

Ex. 2)
1 a) My father doesn’t go shopping.
2 b) Sam doesn’t like sport.
3 c) My dad doesn’t teach Maths.
4 b) I don’t play computer games.

Ex. 3)
1 doesn’t have 2 don’t do 3 don’t get up 4 doesn’t play 5 doesn’t leave

Ex. 4)
1C 2B 3A 4C 5C

Ex. 5)
1 ….do you leave … 2 Does school start…… 3….. do you go
4 …do you do 5 Does your mother help

Ex. 6)
1. Does Jane play tennis every Wednesday?
2. What do you do after school on Mondays?
3. Where do you usually go in summer?
4. Do Sarah and Mary play the piano?
5. What time does your father come home after work?
6. When do students have lunch on school days?

Ex.7) 1 A 2B 3A 4B 5A 6A

Ex. 8) 1. Where do polar bears live? 2. When does winter start in Australia?
3. Do you like basketball? 4. What do people celebrate in spring?
5. Does Mary play the guitar? 6. Where does Jeremy live?

Ex. 9)
1. I don’t often go……. 2. Adam is never late…… 3.Do you usually set the ……?
4. Are you always busy …..? 5. How often does your friend…..?

Ex. 10)
1. My father doesn’t usually do the shopping.
2. They never go skiing in February.
3. John sometimes walks to school on Thursdays.
4. I don’t often go dancing in the evening.
5. My mother is always busy on Saturdays.
6. Jane sometimes does her homework before school.
7. Sam doesn’t normally take out the recycling.