SEBA Correct Tense Questions and Answers – Assam HSLC Correct Tense

SEBA stands for Secondary Education Board of Assam. In this post, we tried to provide all previous years correct tense questions  of SEBA conducted by SEBA board of Assam.  It is very necessary for an HSLC candidate to know how to prepare and what to prepare… And also necessary to know what will be the pattern of question paper. So we are providing the Previous Year questions in an easy and suitable manner so that one can understand easily, Read easily.One and Only Aim of our Website is to help all aspirants of SEBA HSLC Examination 2020.

 ASSAM SEBA HSLC CORRECT TENSE QUESTIONS & ANSWER 1996

(a) I (write) this letter since morning.

Ans:- I have been writing this letter since morning.

(b) You (fail) unless you work harder.

Ans:- You will fail unless you work harder.

(c) I have not seen him since we (leave) school.

Ans:- I have not seen him since we left school.

ASSAM SEBA HSLC CORRECT TENSE QUESTIONS & ANSWER 1997

(a) If you (neglect) your studies, you will fail.

Ans:-If you neglect your studies, you will fail.

(b) I (not meet) him for a week.

Ans:- I have not met him for a week.

(c) The bus usually (arrive) here at 6 O’clock.

Ans:- The bus usually arrives here at 6 O’clock.

ASSAM SEBA HSLC CORRECT TENSE QUESTIONS & ANSWER  1998

(a) When he entered my room, I ______ (write) a letter

Ans:- When he entered my room, I was writing a letter.

(b) The match _______ (start) before we reached the field.

Ans:- The match had started before we reached the field.

(c) It is time you _______ (go) home

Ans:- It is time you went home.

ASSAM SEBA HSLC CORRECT TENSE QUESTIONS & ANSWER 1999

(a) I shall wait here until he ________ back. (come)

Ans:- I shall wait here until he comes back

(b) I _______ my breakfast yet. (not take)

Ans:- I have not taken my breakfast yet.

(c) When he came in, I _______ a letter. (write)

Ans:- When he came in, I was writing a letter.

ASSAM SEBA HSLC CORRECT TENSE QUESTIONS & ANSWER  2000

(a) He ________ across the road when a scooter hit him. (walk)

Ans:- He was walking across the road when a scooter hit him.

(b) I wish I _______the job. (accept)

Ans:- I wish I accepted the job.

(c) Hurry up, the taxi (wait)

Ans:- Hurry up, the taxi is waiting.

ASSAM SEBA HSLC CORRECT TENSE QUESTIONS & ANSWER 2001

(a) They _______ in Delhi for ten years. (live)

Ans:- They have been living in Delhi for ten years.

(b) She died after she _______ for five years. (suffer)

Ans:- She died after she had suffered for five years.

(c) Ten years ______ since I met you. (pass)

Ans:- Ten years have passed since I met you.

(d) When he came, it ________ all over. (be)

Ans:- When he came, it was all over

(e) He _______ here until you return. (stay)

Ans:- He will stay here until you return.

ASSAM SEBA HSLC CORRECT TENSE QUESTIONS & ANSWER 2002

(a) When he started for office, it still ________ .(rain)

Ans:- When he started for office, it was still raining.

(b) I ______ my friend for ages. (not meet)

Ans:- I have not met my friend for ages.

(c) If you _________ him, he would have helped you. (request)

Ans:-  If you had requested him, he would have helped you.

(d) She ________ in this school since 1990. (work)

Ans:- She has been working in this school since 1990.

(e) We two ________ friends for long. (be)

Ans:- We two have been friends for long.

ASSAM SEBA HSLC CORRECT TENSE QUESTIONS & ANSWER 2003

(a) We _______ each other for the last ten years. (know)

Ans:-  We have known each other for the last ten years.

(b) If I _______ his address, I would have contacted him. (know)

Ans:- If I had known his address, I would have contacted.

(c) Look, there ________ the bus. (go)

Ans:- Look, there goes the bus.

ASSAM SEBA HSLC CORRECT TENSE QUESTIONS & ANSWER 2004

(a) He can not play in the match as he ________ his foot. (injure)

Ans:- He can not play in the match as he has injured his foot.

(b) I wish I _______ help you. (can)

Ans:- I wish I could help you.

(c) If I _______ you, I should not accept that post. (be)

Ans:-  If I were you, I should not accept that post.

ASSAM SEBA HSLC CORRECT TENSE QUESTIONS & ANSWER 2005

I hurried back to the room ______ (feel) very nervous, for it is much easier _______ (steal) something than to return it undetected. I ______ (open) the door quietly, then ______ (stand) in the doorway inclouded moonlight. Anil was still asleep. I ______ (creep) to the head of the bed and my hand _______ (come) up with the notes.

Ans:- I hurried back to the room feeling very nervous, for it is much easier to steal something than to return it undetected. I opened the door quietly, then stood in the doorway inclouded moonlight. Anil was still asleep. I crept to the head of the bed and my hand came up with the notes.

ASSAM SEBA HSLC CORRECT TENSE QUESTIONS & ANSWER 2006

(a) Father is not at home; he ________ out. (go)

Ans:- Father is not at home; he has gone out.

(b) He ________ the station before the train departed. (reach)

Ans:- He had reached the station before the train departed.

(c) It’s time we ________ home. (return)

Ans:- It’s time we returned home.

ASSAM SEBA HSLC CORRECT TENSE QUESTIONS & ANSWER 2007

(a) The new teacher _______ us now for six months. (teach)

Ans:- The new teacher has been teaching us now for six months.

(b) Mohan ______ home before it started raining. (reach)

Ans:- Mohan had reached home before it started raining.

(c) He told us that he never ________ a lie. (tell)

Ans:- He told us that he would never tell a lie.

ASSAM SEBA HSLC CORRECT TENSE QUESTIONS & ANSWER 2008

(a) Our teacher ______ to London last year. (go)

Ans:- (a) Our teacher went to London last year.

(b) John _______ a number of short stories. (write)

Ans:- John has written a number of short stories.

(c) We should never ______ a lie. (tell)

Ans:- We should never tell a lie.

ASSAM SEBA HSLC CORRECT TENSE QUESTIONS & ANSWER 2009

(a) The lady slipped while she (climb) the steps.

Ans:- The lady slipped while she was climbing the steps.

(b) We shall wait here until he (came) back.

Ans:- We shall wait here until he comes back.

(c) He talks as if he (know) everything.

Ans:- He talks as if he knew everything.

ASSAM SEBA HSLC CORRECT TENSE QUESTIONS & ANSWER 2010

(a) He jumped off the bus while it _______. (move)

Ans:- He jumped off the bus while it was moving.

(b) He said that he _______ the letter. (Post)

Ans:- He said that he had posted the letter.

(c) He _______ a teacher since 1994. (be)

Ans:- He has been a teacher since 1994.

ASSAM SEBA HSLC CORRECT TENSE QUESTIONS & ANSWER 2011

(a) We (know) each other for five years.

Ans:- We have known each other for five years.

(b) The other day I (meet) a magician in the bazaar.

Ans:- The other day I met a magician in the bazaar.

ASSAM SEBA HSLC CORRECT TENSE QUESTIONS & ANSWER 2012

(a) She said that she (will) help her friend.

Ans:- She said that she would help her friend.

(b) The boys (play) in the garden when the tree fell down.

Ans:- The boys were playing in the garden when the tree fell

ASSAM SEBA HSLC CORRECT TENSE QUESTIONS & ANSWER 2013

(a) I wish I (be) a king.

Ans:- I wish I were a king

(b) The boy (sleep), don’t disturb him.

Ans:- The boy is sleeping, don’t disturb him.

ASSAM SEBA HSLC CORRECT TENSE QUESTIONS & ANSWER 2014

(a) She __________ a book when I saw her. (read)

Ans:- She was reading a book when I saw her.

She ________ a teacher since 2002. (be)

Ans:- She has been a teacher since 2002.

ASSAM SEBA HSLC CORRECT TENSE QUESTIONS & ANSWER 2015

The bell rang after we (finish) our work.
Ans : The bell rang after we had finished our work.
Please ring me up as soon as he (come)
Ans : Please ring me up as soon as he came.

ASSAM SEBA HSLC CORRECT TENSE QUESTIONS & ANSWER 2016

It is time we (go) to bed.
Ans: It is time we went to bed.
She behaves as if she (know) everything.
Ans : She behaves as if she knew everything.

ASSAM SEBA HSLC CORRECT TENSE QUESTIONS & ANSWER  2017

If it (rain) we shall not go out.
Ans: If it rains we shall not go out.
We (know) each other for the last ten years.
Ans : We have known each other for the last ten years.

ASSAM SEBA HSLC CORRECT TENSE QUESTIONS & ANSWER  2018

If I (be) you, I would not have called him again.
Ans: I were you, I would not have called him again.

The Principal is not in his room.He (go) out.
Ans: The Principal is not in his room.He went out.

ASSAM SEBA HSLC CORRECT TENSE QUESTIONS & ANSWER 2019

They (live) in Delhi for ten years.
Ans: They have been living in Delhi for ten years.

When he came it (be) all over.
Ans: When he came it was all over.

He (stay) here until you return.
Ans: He will stay here until you return.

ASSAM SEBA HSLC CORRECT TENSE QUESTIONS & ANSWER  2020

I (go) there before she went.
Ans: I had gone there before she went.

Ten years(pass) since I met you last.
Ans: Ten years had passed since I met you last.

When she came I (write) a letter.
Ans: When she came I was writing a letter.

SOME EXTRA CORRECT TENSE QUESTIONS & ANSWERS ARE GIVEN BELOW:-

We (know) each other for five years.
Ans : We have known each other for five years.

I (write) this letter since morning.
Ans :I have been writing this letter since morning.

It (rain) since eight O’clock this morning.
Ans : It has been raining since eight O’clock this morning.

I (have) my dinner an hour ago.
Ans :I had had my dinner an hour ago.

When we went to his house, he (read) a book.
Ans : When we went to his house, he was reading a book.

She behaves as if she (know) everything.
Ans : She behaves as if she knew everything.

Socrates was (take) away to prison.
Ans : Socrates was taken away to prison.

They (live) here since 1999.
Ans : They have been living here since 1999.

I (not meet) him for a week.
Ans :I have not met him for a week.

Who was the girl you (talk) to when I (pass) you?
Ans. : Who was the girl you were talking to when I passed you?

He (come) tomorrow morning.
Ans: He will come tomorrow morning.

The work was (begin) a month ago.
Ans :The work was begun a month ago.

We (live) here since 1999.
Ans : We have been living here since 1999.

When I reached home mother (work) in the kitchen.
Ans : When I reached home mother was working in the kitchen.

I (go) to apply for the post.
Ans :I am going to apply for the post.

The Second World War (begin) in 1938.
Ans : The Second World War began in 1938.

She (read) a book when I saw her.
Ans : She was reading a book when I saw her.

She usually (go) out for a walk in the evening. bg
Ans : She usually goes out for a walk in the evening.

He (sleep) and cannot meet you now.
Ans : He is sleeping and cannot meet you now.
Or- He sleeps and cannot meet you now.

He (do) the work since Monday last.
Ans : He has been doing the work since Monday last.

When he entered the room, 1 (write) a letter.
Ans : When he entered the room 1 was writing a letter.

If you (neglect) your studies, you will fail.
Ans : If you neglect your studies, you will fail.

It (be) cold this morning, but the sun (shine) now.
Ans : It was cold this morning but the sun was shining now.

The show always (begin) at 6 P.M.
Ans: The show always begins at 6 P.M.

He (kill) in the last war.
Ans : He was killed in the last war.

You (fail) unless you work hard.
Ans : Unless you work hard you will fail.

He is not here. He (go) home.
Ans: He is not here. He has gone home.

If I (be) you, I would not do that.
Ans: If I were you, I would not do that.

I (not hear) from him for a year now.
Ans : I have not heard from him for a year now.

My sister (go) to school on foot.
Ans : My sister goes to school on foot

We (come) here three years ago.
Ans : We came here three years ago.

Look at the sky, it (go) to rain very soon.
Ans: Look at the sky, it is going to rain very soon.

If I (be) there, I (help) you.
Ans : If I had been there, I would have helped you.
Or, If I were there, I would have helped you.

Gandhi (be) the greatest man of India.
Ans : Gandhi is the greatest man of India.

The bus usually (arrive) here at 6 o’clock.
Ans :The bus usually arrives here at 6 o’clock.

If it (rain), I shall. not go out.
Ans : If it rains, I shall not go out.

He (go) to Shillong last month.
Ans : He went to Shillong last month.

I (read) the book since morning.
Ans : I have been reading the book since morning.

He (leave) for Europe last Friday.
Ans : He left for Europe last Friday.

You (learn) English for six years now.
Ans : You have been learning English for six years now.

He went out after he (lock) the door.
Ans : He went out after he had locked the door.

As he was getting off the bus, he (fall) down.
Ans: As he was getting off the bus, he fell down.

He treated me as though I (be) a god.
Ans: He treated me as though I were a god.

We shall wait here until he (come) back.
Ans:We shall wait here until he comes back.

I (not take) my breakfast yet.
Ans: I have not taken my breakfast yet.

When he came in, I (write) a letter. 1
Ans : When he came in, I was writing a letter.

He (walk) across the road when a scooter hit him.
Ans : He was walking across the road when a scooter hit him.

I wish I (accept) the job.
Ans : I wish I accepted the job.

Hurry up, the taxi (wait).
Ans : Hurry up, the taxi is waiting.

They (live) in Delhi for ten years.
Ans : They have been living in Delhi for ten years.
(or) They lived in Delhi for ten years.

She died after she (suffer) for five years.
Ans: She died after she had suffered for five years.

Ten years (pass) since I met you last.
Ans : Ten years have passed since I met you last.

When he came it (be) all over.
Ans : When he came it was all over. d

He (stay) here until you return.
Ans : He will stay here until you return.

When we started for office, it still (rain).
Ans: When we started for office, it was still raining.

I (not meet) my friends for ages.
Ans : I have not met my friends for ages.

If you (request) him, he would have helped you.
Ans: If you requested him, he would have helped you.

She (work) in this school since 1990.
Ans : She has been working in this school since 1990.

We two (be) friends for long.
Ans : We two have been friends for long.

We (know) each other for the last ten years.
Ans : We have known each other for the last ten years.

If I (know) his address, I would have contacted him.
Ans : If I knew his address, I would have contacted him.

Look, there (go) the bus.
Ans : Look, there goes the bus.

Your message (reach) me yesterday.
Ans. Your message reached me yesterday.

The girl (wait) for me since morning.
Ans The girl has been waiting for me since morning.

The Kamrup Express (leave) before we reached the station.
Ans The Kamrup Express had left before we reached the station.

We (live) here since 1988.
Ans. We have been living here since 1988.

The train (stop) if you pull the alarm chain.
Ans. The train will stop if you pull the alarm chain.

There was a rumor that he (die) of cholera.
Ans. There was rumor that he died of cholera.

We are busy in idle talks but he (prepare) his lessons for the school.
Ans. We are busy in idle talks but he is preparing his lessons for the school

He looks as if he (see) a ghost.
Ans. He looks as if he saw a ghost.

If I(be) there, I (help) you.
Ans. If I had been there, I would have helped you.

I would not go there if I (be) you.
Ans. I would not go there if I were you.

He was walking as though he (be) lame.
Ans. He was walking as though he were lame.

She talks as if she (know) everything.
Ans. She talks as if she knew everything.

What would you do if you (find) a snake in your bed?
Ans. What would you do if you found a snake in your bed?

I don’t know the answer; but even if I (know) it, I wouldn’t tell him.
Ans. I don’t know the answer; but even if I knew it, I wouldn’t tell him.

I didn’t know the answer; but even if I (know) it, I wouldn’t have told him.
Ans. I didn’t know the answer, but even if 1 had known it, I wouldn’t have told him.

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