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Third Grade (Grade 3) Tenses Questions

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Grade 3 Tenses CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.3.1e
Choose the correct verb tense of the following sentence.
I sailed the boat.
  1. present tense
  2. past tense
  3. future tense
  4. present perfect tense
Grade 3 Tenses
Choose the correct verb for the sentences below.
When Mom                 out the kitchen rug, dog hair, bread crumbs, coffee grounds, and spaghetti noodles flew through the air and dusted the sidewalk.
  1. shaked
  2. shook
  3. had shook
Grade 3 Tenses CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.3.1e
Choose the correct verb tense for the following sentence.
I sail the boat.
  1. present tense
  2. past tense
  3. future tense
  4. present perfect tense
Grade 3 Tenses
Choose the sentence that is written correctly.
  1. Maria and Sari jumps rope at recess every day.
  2. Maria and Sari were jumped rope at recess every day.
  3. Maria and Sari jump rope at recess every day.
Grade 3 Tenses CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.3.1e
Choose the correct verb tense for the sentence below.

The astronaut will collect data once she arrives on the moon.
  1. future tense
  2. past tense
  3. present tense
Grade 3 Tenses CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.3.1e
You learned how to write in cursive in the third grade.
  1. future tense
  2. past tense
  3. present tense
Grade 3 Tenses CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.3.1e
In the sentence below, choose how the verb would be written in the past tense.

I clean my room very quickly.
  1. cleans
  2. will clean
  3. cleaned
  4. will cleaned
Grade 3 Tenses CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.3.1e
Choose the correct verb tense for the sentence below.

My brother studies his multiplication facts before he goes to bed.
  1. future tense
  2. past tense
  3. present tense
Grade 3 Tenses CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.3.1e
Choose the correct verb tense of the following sentence.
I will sail the boat.
  1. present tense
  2. past tense
  3. future tense
  4. present perfect tense
Grade 3 Tenses CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.3.1e
Choose the correct verb tense for the sentence below.

The class read the book last year.
  1. future tense
  2. past tense
  3. present tense
Grade 3 Tenses CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.3.1, L.3.1e
Eric's mom teaches at a junior high school in the inner city.
  1. future tense
  2. past tense
  3. present tense
Grade 3 Tenses CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.3.1e
Which word in the sentence is the present tense verb? She is eating the apple pie with her friends.
  1. apple
  2. eating
  3. pie
  4. friends
Grade 3 Tenses CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.3.1e
Choose the sentence that uses a past tense verb.
  1. Dean is going to gank the vampire.
  2. Dean is ganking the vampire.
  3. Dean will gank the vampire.
  4. Dean ganked the vampire.
Grade 3 Tenses
Choose the correct verb for the sentences below.

Ms. Ayer                 several deep breaths to keep from exploding at Jerry, whose excuse for missing yet another class was that Grandma had died—for the fifth time in one semester!
  1. taked
  2. took
  3. tooked
Grade 3 Tenses CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.3.1e
What is the present tense verb in this sentence? Erika is my best friend.
  1. Erika
  2. is
  3. my
  4. none of the above
Grade 3 Tenses CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.3.1e
Which set of words indicates past tense?
  1. next week, in the coming months, some day
  2. last week, yesterday, before
  3. now, at the moment, presently
Grade 3 Tenses CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.3.1e
In the sentence below, choose how the verb would be written in the present tense.

Jack will listen to the radio.
  1. listen
  2. listens
  3. listened
  4. listening
Grade 3 Tenses CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.3.1
She                to set her alarm every night.
  1. is forgetting
  2. forgets
  3. forgotten
  4. had forgot
  5. will forget
Grade 3 Tenses CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.3.1, L.3.1e
Which sentence is in the past tense?
  1. She reads, writes, and practices piano everyday.
  2. She is already reading, writing and practicing.
  3. He will run to the store for a tape measure.
  4. He ran to the store for a tape measure.
Grade 3 Tenses CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.3.1e
Which word in the sentence is a past tense verb? The clown smiled at the audience.
  1. audience
  2. at
  3. clown
  4. smiled
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