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GRAMMAR & STRUCTURE — Exercises
Present Simple

 
 

Answer the following questions to check your knowledge of the present simple.

Choose the correct present simple verb to complete the following sentences.

Example

The dog ______ at 7:00 every morning.

ate
eats
to eat
eat

The correct answer is "eats".

 


1.

The phone ______ every night at 5:30.

  ring
  to ring
  rings
  rang
     
2.

I ______ television late at night.

  watched
  watches
  to watch
  watch
     
3.

The cat ______ water from the tap.

  to drink
  drinks
  drank
  drink
     
4.

Stores ______ at 9:00 tomorrow.

  open
  opens
  to open
  opened
     
5.

Bill ______ one book a week.

  read
  to read
  reads
  is reading
     
6.

Greg ______ a new CD every time he goes shopping.

  buys
  to buy
  bought
  buy
     
7.

Holly and her husband ______ dinner after work.

  makes
  make
  to make
  made
     
8.

Tim ______ his son to swim practice every morning.

  drives
  to drive
  drove
  drive
     
9.

Where ______ we exercise?

  does
  to do
  did
  do
     
10.

The beer ______ always cold at George's Dragon Pub.

  is
  are
  was
  am