Grade 5 Language - Verbs (Perfect)
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Grade 5 Language - Verbs (Perfect)

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The perfect tenses describe events that have finished. They are made by using "had," "have" and "will have" and the past participle of the verb. Students will need to know when to use these verb tenses. For example, in the sentence "The dog had barked all night" means that this event stopped by morning. In this quiz, the students will determine which perfect tense is needed for the sentence.

1.
Read the sentence below and choose the correct verb phrase.
"Robbers _____ everything in our house," states the man.
has stolen
have stolen
had stolen
will have stolen
The word "robbers" is plural and it is happening right now
2.
Read the sentence below and choose the correct verb phrase.
My family _____ the newspaper boy by its deadline of next Tuesday.
has paid
had paid
have paid
will have paid
This will take place in the future
3.
Read the sentence below and choose the correct verb phrase.
The bells _____ for hours last Monday.
has rung
had rung
have rung
will have rung
This took place in the past which was last Monday
4.
Read the sentence below and choose the correct verb phrase.
Bees _____ both my brother and me early this morning.
has stung
have stung
had stung
will have stung
The bees stung them in the past
5.
Read the sentence below and choose the correct verb phrase.
Dad _____ the hole in the backyard by the time we get back home.
had dug
have dug
will have dug
has dug
This sentence is in the perfect tense and it is in the future
6.
Read the sentence below and choose the correct verb phrase.
The soldiers _____ all day today in the battle.
has fought
have fought
had fought
will have fought
The subject is plural, so "have" should be used and it took place in the present
7.
Read the sentence below and choose the correct verb phrase.
By the end of the day, my sister _____ the porch.
has swept
have swept
had swept
will have swept
This takes place in the future
8.
Read the sentence below and choose the correct verb phrase.
Everyone _____ lunch yesterday by noon.
has eaten
have eaten
had eaten
will have eaten
This took place in the past which was yesterday
9.
Read the sentence below and choose the correct verb phrase.
At the garage sale now, we _____ almost everything.
has sold
had sold
have sold
will have sold
The garage sale is taking place today
10.
Read the sentence below and choose the correct verb phrase.
With a smirk on their faces, the children _____ about the secret all day today.
had known
has known
will have known
have known
This took place in the present since it mentions today
Author:  Amy Flanders

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