Tenses Exercises For CBSE Class 5

The word tense denotes the time and tense of a verb indicates the time of an event, or action taking place. Tenses are used to express different times. That the work or an action may have occurred in the past or may occur in present or future.
Three types of Tenses
: There are basically 3 types of tenses
Past tense
Present tense
Future tense.

Tense Exercises For CBSE Class 5 in PDF Format

Tense Practice Exercises for Class 5 English

(Simple present tense, present continuous tense, simple past tense, past continuous tense and simple future tense)

I. Fill in the blanks with the simple present tense form of the given verb in brackets.

1. Emily ______________ delicious cakes. (make)
2. Rohan _____________ at a supermarket. (work)
3. Indians _____________ homes on many festivals. (decorate)
4. My little daughter ______________ her dolls. (adore)

II. Rewrite the given sentences in their present continuous form .
1 The children take the sweets from the kitchen shelf.
2. Rahul receives an award on the children’s day.
3. I walk five miles to keep myself fit.
4. The monkey swings on the branch.

III. Fill in the blanks with the simple past tense form of the given verb in brackets.
1. Mrs. Robert ______________the stray dogs often. (feed)
2. The cleaner _____________ the trash in the dustbin. (empty)
3. The tailor ______________ my pants by an inch. (lengthen)
4. She ________________her time in reading books. (spend)

IV. Rewrite the given sentences in their Past Continuous form.
1. John waited for the train to arrive.
2.We watched the solar eclipse last week.
3. The director made the film last year.
4. We listened to the cricket commentary all evening.

V. Fill in the blanks with the simple future tense form of the given verb in brackets.
1. I _______________ build a hospital to the poor when I grow up.(build)
2. The cook __________________ all the sandwiches in foil and pack them.(wrap)
3. We ____________________a good salary and some privileges. (demand)
4. The police ______________________the thief sooner or later. (catch)

VI. Fill in the blanks with the correct form of the verb given in the brackets as directed.

1. I___________________________(listen) to the news.(past continuous)
2. The train to Delhi__________________________(leave) from platform number three.(present continuous))
3. Rita _____________________(give) a dance performance this evening. (simple future )
4. We ______________________________(attend) her performance.(simple past)
5. I _________________(begin) to understand the present continuous tense. (simple past)

VII. Change the tense of the verbs given in the brackets as directed and rewrite the sentences.

1. He was distributing newspapers to the entire neighbourhood. (change to simple present)
2 . We will visit our cousins during holidays.(change to simple past)
3. I am going to the gym on Saturday. (change to simple future)
4. My teacher gives homework everyday. (change to present continuous)
5. I am typing a letter to my best friend. (change to past continuous)

VIII. Complete these sentences using the past perfect tense of the verbs
given in the brackets.

1. When we had finished (finish) our dinner, we went for a walk.
2. After they had eaten (eat) some spicy food, they began to feel sick.
3. The plants were dying because it had not rained (not rain) at all.
4. She told me that she had studied (study) a lot before the exam.
5. When I arrived at the hall, the performance had started (start).
6. Rajni had lived (live) in Indonesia before she settled down in the USA.
7. He had not used (not use) email before, so she helped him.
8. When I reached school, the bell had rung (ring).
9. By the time we arrived, the children had eaten (eat) the cake.

Tense Exercises for CBSE Class 5 in PDF Format