Skip over navigation

ARCHIVED SAMPLE - course no longer available

   
 

Grammar and StructureGRAMMAR & STRUCTURE — Exercises
Past Time Expressions

 
 

Answer the following questions to check your knowledge of past time expressions.

Choose the time expressions in the following sentences.

Example

The families were evacuated from their homes this afternoon.
the families
evacuated
this afternoon

The correct answer is "this afternoon".


1.

Darren came to visit us last month and he stayed for two weeks.

  visit
  for two weeks
  last month
     
2.

The group performed for two hours at the concert last night.

  for two hours
  last night
  at the concert
     
3.

The baseball team travelled for thirteen hours and arrived earlier this morning.

  this morning
  for thirteen hours
  earlier
     
4.

In 1998, property taxes increased ten percent.

  In 1998
  ten percent
  property taxes
     
5.

Ricardo led a small hiking group into the rain forest last Sunday.

  hiking group
  last Sunday
  led
     
6.

The wedding was a garden wedding in July last year.

  last year
  a garden wedding
  in July
     
7.

Charles was very determined to ride his bicycle across Canada two years ago.

  across Canada
  ride his bicycle
  two years ago
     
8.

Dr. Fox set her goal to become a doctor when she was young.

  to become a doctor
  when she was young
  set her goal
     
9.

Phillipa fell ten feet from a tree yesterday and broke her leg.

  broke her leg
  fell from a tree
  yesterday
     
10.

Vivianne felt sick all last week.

  all last week
  Vivianne
  felt sick