Directions(1-10): Complete the following sentences with an appropriate verb form.
Q1. My plane ____ at five p.m. on Monday. I don’t need to call a taxi, my friend ____ me to the airport.
(a) was leaving / has taken
(b) is leaving / will take
(c) leaves / is going to take
(d) will leave / takes
Q2. He never ____ his work on time until this morning when Jane visited us.
(a) was finishing
(b) is finishing
(c) has finished
Q3. Newspapers say the minister ____ someone suitable for the task he ____ to get hold of.
(a) is going to appoint/ will want
(b) appoints / wants
(c) is appointing / wanted
(d) will appoint / wants
Q4.We ____ our work in the garden by the time he ____ from the pharmacist
(a) will have finished / arrives
(b) will finish / will arrive
(c) will be finishing / arrived
(d) finished / has arrived
Q5. Some years ago people ____ living in the city centers but now they ____ to live in the suburbs.
(a) had preferred / prefer
(b) preferred / have been preferring
(c) have preferred / prefer
(d) preferred / prefer
Q6. I ____ the hours I spent in the Thirties arguing with people who thought they were much cleverer than I was.
(c) am remembering
(d) will remember
Q7. When he ____ Istanbul, he will inform us that they have arrived not to make us worry about them.
(a) will arrive
(b) is going to arrive
(c) would arrive
Q8. We ____ once a long time ago but I ____ she will remember me.
(a) were meeting / hadn’t thought
(b) have met / didn’t think
(c) had met / haven’t though
(d) met/don’t think
Q9. I ____ the holiday enormously even though the weather ____ disappointing.
(a) enjoy/would have been
(b) had enjoyed / has been
(c) have enjoyed / was being
(d) enjoyed / was
Q10.Do you remember when Joseph ____ from the university and ____ to work as an engineer in our factory?
(a) has graduated / has started
(b) will graduate / will be starting
(c) graduated / had started
(d) graduated / started