Past Simple Exercises Regular Verbs

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English Exercises

Practice the past simple tense with regular verbs these past simple tense exercises. The exercises on this page are to practice regular verbs in the past simple tense. If you would like to download PDF exercise worksheets about the past simple tense, check out the section at the bottom of this page.

Past Simple Exercises – Regular Verbs

Exercise 1: Multiple Choice Quiz

Read the sentence and choose the correct past simple form. There are 15 questions.

Past Simple Regular Verbs -Multiple Choice

1 / 15

Read the sentence and choose the correct past simple form.

I ______ (watch) a movie yesterday.

2 / 15

Read the sentence and choose the correct past simple form.

She ______ (visit) her grandmother at the weekend.

3 / 15

Read the sentence and choose the correct past simple form.

They ______ (talk) all day long.

4 / 15

Read the sentence and choose the correct past simple form.

He ______ (ask) to use the restroom.

5 / 15

Read the sentence and choose the correct past simple form.

She ______ (answer) the telephone.

6 / 15

Read the sentence and choose the correct past simple form.

We ______ (dance) all night.

7 / 15

Read the sentence and choose the correct past simple form.

I ______ (climb) Mount Everest last year.

8 / 15

Read the sentence and choose the correct past simple form.

 He ______ (cry) when he failed the test.

9 / 15

Read the sentence and choose the correct past simple form.

She ______ (study) English at university.

10 / 15

Read the sentence and choose the correct past simple form.

 They ______ (laugh) at the hilarious movie.

11 / 15

Read the sentence and choose the correct past simple form.

 I ______ (look) everywhere but I couldn’t find it.

12 / 15

Read the sentence and choose the correct past simple form.

 He ______ (wait) in line all day to but a new phone.

13 / 15

Read the sentence and choose the correct past simple form.

She ______ (work) in a restaurant last year.

14 / 15

Read the sentence and choose the correct past simple form.

 We ______ (arrive) just before the train departed.

15 / 15

Read the sentence and choose the correct past simple form.

I ______ (brush) my teeth this morning.

Exercise 2: Fill In The Blanks

Read the sentence and fill in the blank space with the correct past simple form.

Past Simple Regular Verbs - Fill In The Blanks

1 / 15

I ___________ (brush) my teeth this morning.

2 / 15

I ___________ (watch) a movie yesterday.

3 / 15

She ___________ (visit) her grandmother at the weekend.

4 / 15

They ___________ (talk) all day long.

5 / 15

He ___________ (ask) to use the restroom.

6 / 15

She ___________ (answer) the telephone.

7 / 15

We ___________ (dance) all night.

8 / 15

I ___________ (climb) Mount Everest last year

9 / 15

She ___________ (study) English at university.

10 / 15

He ___________ (cry) when he failed the test.

11 / 15

They ___________ (laugh) at the hilarious movie.

12 / 15

I ___________ (look) everywhere but I couldn’t find it.

13 / 15

He ___________ (wait) in line all day to but a new phone.

14 / 15

She ___________ (work) in a restaurant last year.

15 / 15

We ___________ (arrive) just before the train departed.

Past Simple Exercise Worksheets

Here are some free past simple tense exercise worksheets: