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Blue Level Quiz #12: There + "be" in the present and past tenses

Part A.

Directions: Complete each sentence with "there" and the verb "be" in the present tense (am, is, or are). Some sentences are negative. (10 points)

1. __________ __________ a big test tomorrow.

2. __________ __________ several people waiting in line.

3. __________ __________ a good reason for that. (negative)

4. __________ I __________ in this picture.

5. __________ you __________ in that picture.

6. __________ she __________. She's next to the window.

7. __________ __________ any time left in the game. (negative)

8. __________ __________ some children on the swings.

9. __________ __________ any food left on the plate. (negative)

10. __________ they ___________. They're over there.

 

Part B.

Directions: Complete each question with "there" and the verb "be" in the present tense (am, is, or are). Some questions are negative. (10 points)

1. __________ ___________ anyone home?

2. __________ ___________ any french fries in the bag?

3. __________ ___________ a good movie on TV tonight?

4. __________ ___________ any books for us to use? (negative)

5. __________ ___________ any paper here? (negative)

6. __________ he __________? I want to speak with him.

7. __________ ___________ room for me to sit down?

8. __________ I here or ___________? Where do I sit?

9. ___________ __________ any other movies to watch? (negative)

10. __________ __________ a car behind me?

Part C.

Directions: Complete each sentence with "there" and the verb "be" in the past tense (was or were). Some sentences are negative. (10 points)

1. __________ __________ a car accident just ten minutes ago.

2. __________ __________ several people hurt.

3. __________ __________ a lot of police at the scene.

4. __________ __________ any news of it on TV. (negative)

5. __________ I __________, watching helplessly.

6. __________ ___________ anything anyone could do. (negative)

7. __________ __________ a big party last night.

8. A lot of people __________ __________.

9. __________ ___________ a lot of noise.

10. My friend, Bob, __________ ___________.

 

Part D.

Directions: Complete each question with "there" and the verb "be" in the past tense (was or were). Some questions are negative. (10 points)

1. __________ ___________ an alarm? I just heard something.

2. __________ ___________ any good clothes at that store?

3. __________ ___________ a fire at that house?

4. __________ ___________ a story about it online? (negative)

5. What kind of vegetables __________ ___________ at the market?

6. How much traffic __________ ___________?

7. __________ ___________ any potatoes?

8. __________ ___________ any lettuce? (negative)

9. __________ ___________ any gas in the car? (negative)

10. __________ ___________ any computers in the classroom?

 

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