To Be Past simple exercises

To Be Past simple exercises

Click here to download this online exercise about the verb to be at the Past simple (was / were) in PDF.

Answers are at the bottom of the page.

EXERCISE 3

Put the sentences in the correct form (interrogative, affirmative and negative):

  1. (they / be / late for the meeting) →  
  2. (you / be / in the garage) →  
  3. (what / her name / be)? →  
  4. (it / not / be / hot) →  
  5. (he / be / handsome)? →  
  6. (he / not / be my husband at the time) →  
  7. (he / be / scared) →  
  8. (why / you / be / late)? →  
  9. (you / not / be / early) →  
  10. (they not / be / happy together) →  

ANSWERS

  1. They were late for the meeting
  2. You were in the garage
  3. What was her name?
  4. It wasn’t hot
  5. Was he handsome?
  6. He wasn’t my husband at the time
  7. He was scared
  8. Why were you late?
  9. You weren’t early
  10. They weren’t happy together

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