Past Simple or Present Perfect – Exercise 3

Task No. 1294

Choose the correct words or phrases.

Welcome to your Past Simple or Present Perfect – Exercise 3

1 He all the levels of the computer game. There is nothing left to play. (to play)Clue
Use PRESENT PERFECT because we are interested in the RESULT - levels played
2 Many people the accident last Saturday. (to see)Clue
Use PAST SIMPLE because it is a finished action - Last Saturday
3 Jake a marathon two week ago. (to run)Clue
Use PAST SIMPLE because it is a finished action - two weeks ago
4 I you to say no to a beer before. (never/to know)Clue
Use PRESENT PERFECT because we are interested in the RESULT - not saying NO before
5 a car yet? (you/to buy)Clue
Use PRESENT PERFECT because we are interested in the RESULT - Buying a car or not
6 sushi? (Susan/ever/to try)Clue
Use PRESENT PERFECT because we are interested in the RESULT - Trying or not
7 She home, then she to cook the dinner. (to arrive - to start)Clue
Use PAST SIMPLE in both cases because they are both finished actions.
8 He the train three times this week. (to miss)Clue
Use PRESENT PERFECT because we are interested in the RESULT - missing the train
9 You look nice! - to the hairdresser? (you/to be)Clue
Use PRESENT PERFECT because we are interested in the RESULT - Going to the hairdresser or not
10 Columbus the ocean blue in 1492. (to sail)Clue
Use PAST SIMPLE because it is a finished action - 1492