Identify the verb in the following sentences and state the tense in which each verb is:
1.I have been asked to bring back a vaccine for horse.
Have been asked – Present Perfect
2.They began at about quarter past one in the morning.
began - Simple Past
3.The lady seems hysterical.
Seems – Simple Present
4.Grandfather shot him.
Shot – Simple Past
5.It falls and becomes one with the earth.
Falls – Simple Present, become – Simple Present
6.Very few flower sellers were willing to provide bilva leaves.
Were willing – Past Progressive
7.There is also the Garden of Eden for housing plants sacred to Christianity.
Is – Simple – present
8.The story keeps talking twists and turns.
Keeps – Simple Present
9.I have watched him transform from a timid doubting child to a strong happy player.
Have watched – Present Perfect
10.I am sure she will stay focused.
am – Simple Present, will stay – Simple Future
11.India has committed itself to reducing its carbon emission.
has committed – Present Perfect
12.India account for only one percent of the global market.
Accounts – Simple Present
13.Science accepts any ideas as truth only after it has been considered from every angle.
accepts – Simple Present, has been considered – Present Perfect
14.We have inherited a vast body of truths.
have inherited - Present Perfect
15.I was fulfilling my karma.
was fulfilling – Past Progressive
16.They lack colour
lack – Simple Present
17.I am not expressing disinterest in work.
am (not) expressing – Present Progressive
18.I have never found it difficult to talk to anyone.
have (never) found – Present Perfect
19.Henna comes in different shades.
comes – Simple Present
20.I doubt I’ll ever be able to match.
doubt – Simple Present, will be – Simple Future
21.If you perform well, then I will continue.
perform – Simple Present, will continue – Simple Future
22.The private sector was also growing.
was – Simple Past
23.Part of the answer lies in setting up the right system.
lies - Simple Present
24.I have also taken up the cleaning of six temples.
have taken - Present Perfect
25.Then Dechen’s shoe had got stuck to a plastic wrapper.
had got – Past Perfect
Rewrite the following sentences using the correct form of the verb as indicated in the brackets.
1.The taxi (to vanish – past Perfect) taking my suitcase.
The taxi had vanished taking my suitcase.
2.I( to stop – Past Perfect ) just out of the bathtub.
I had just stepped out of the bathtub.
3.She ( to fling – Simple past ) up a window.
She flung up a window.
4.Clouds ( to hang – Simple Past ) black and low.
Clouds hung black and low.
5.It ( to leave - Simple Past ) us thinking.
It left us thinking.
6.Remember, this too ( to pass – Simple Future )
Remember, this too shall pass.
7.When we gently (to press – Simple Present ) the petals of these flowers, the glands ( to burst – Simple Future )
When we gently press the petals of these flowers, the glands will burst.
8.He ( to want – Simple Present ) to create Brihat Panchvati.
He wants to create a Brihat Panchvati.
9.You ( to kindle – PresentPerfect ) in them a desire to exel.
You have kindled in them a desire tr exel.
10.As a player, Saina ( to improve – Present Perfect ) consistently over a period of time .
As a player Saina, has improved consistently over a period of time.
11.The Indian banks (to insist – Present Progressive ) on financing the solar power project.
The Indian banks are insisting on financing the solar power project.
12.I (to study – Simple Past ) under street lights.
I studied under street lights.
13.We (to do – Simple Past ) research that was published in top international journals.
We did research that was published in top international journals.
14.Human behaviours ( to evolve – Present Perfect ) over thousands of generation.
Human behaviours have evolved over thousands of generations.
15.Europe ( to forget – Present perfect ) it but India still (to use – Simple Present ) it
Europe has forgotten it but India still uses it.
16.His knowledge (to include-simple present) varied subjects.
His knowledge includes varied subjects.
17. This (to last –simple present)only as long as the glue (to stay – simple present)
This lasts only as long as the glue stays.
18.she (to teach – simple past )me to read .
She taught me to read.
19. I (to shut – simple past )my eyes again.
I shut my eyes again.
20.After filling it, we (to hurry – simple past)doen.
After filling it,we hurried down.
21.No school education ever (to make – simple present perfect) an impression on me.
No school education has ever made an impression on me.
22.His lone endeavour (to make – Simple Past)me realize it all.
His lone endeavour made me realise it all.
23.Life (to get – past progressive)better.
Life was getting better.
24.Kunzang (to survey –present perfect progressive) the area.
Kunzang has been surveying the area.
25.They (to see – past perfect) it often enough.
They had seen it often enough.