Past Simple Questions Worksheet

This is a downloadable ESL worksheet to practise questions in past simple.

Worksheet to practise past simple questions

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Aim To practise the past simple tense.
Activity Students complete sentences and questions.
Organisation Individual / pair work
Preparation Make enough copies of the worksheet for the number of students in your class.
What do I do?
  1. Hand out the worksheet.
  2. Students complete the sentences and corresponding questions by choosing verbs from the list and putting them in the correct form.


1. _________________________?
He _______________ an apple.

2. _________________________?
We _______________ to the cinema.

3. _________________________?
They _______________ by train.

4. _________________________?
I _______________ school in 1990.

5. _________________________?
I _______________ at 8:00 this morning.

6. _________________________?
The movie _______________ at 10:00.

7. _________________________?
He _______________ a new car last week.

8. _________________________?
She _______________ to see a friend.

Keith Taylor
Keith is the co-founder of Eslbase. He has been a teacher and teacher trainer for over 20 years, in Indonesia, Australia, Morocco, Spain, Italy, Poland, France and now in the UK.

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