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Elementary: Past simple, was or were?

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Can you remember the past simple form of the verb to be? Try this quiz to see if you can! Does the sentence need was or were?

  • 1. I ___ so tired yesterday.



  • 2. ___ you asleep when I called?



  • 3. We ___ at the cinema.



  • 4. He ___ my favourite actor when I was a teenager.



  • 5. It ___ horrible yesterday.



  • 6. I ___ very busy last week.



  • 7. ___ they happy when you told them?



  • 8. Matteo and Luca ___late for class.



  • 9. She ___ in Colombia last Christmas.



  • 10. All my aunts and uncles ___ at the party.



  • 11. They ___ all very hungry.



  • 12. Jennifer ___ on holiday in Australia.



  • 13. The children ___ at the park.



  • 14. Carrie ___ tired of feeling sick.



  • 15. ___ I horrible to her?