This Quiz on loan to English-Zone.Com
by Kay Wade, Berkeley Adult School - Thanks Kay!!!


Choose the best verb or verb phrase for the blank.
If the subject is plural, the verb must be plural.
If the subject is singular, the verb must be singular.

11. He ______________ black people to register to vote.
help helped was helping

12. Some people ______________ his house and church.
were bombing bomb bombed

13. In 1964, he _________________ the Nobel Peace Prize for his outstanding service.
received doesn’t receive did receive

14. He ____________ against the war in VietNam.
was speaking spoke speaked

15. In 1968, an assassin _________ Dr. King at his motel in Memphis, Tennessee.
shut shot shooted

16. His “I Have A Dream” speech _______ the most famous speech of the 20th century.
had was will be

17. He _____________ that his children would not be judged by the color of their skin.
hopped will hope hoped

18. He said that people _________________ by their character instead of their skin color.
judged should be judged judging

19. There _______ still a lot of prejudice in this country.
was were will be

20. On Martin Luther King Day, we _______________ class because it’s Dr. King’s birthday.
no have hadn’t won’t have

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