Видовременная система глагола упражнение №5

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1. We ______ to the top of Holborn Hill before I ______ that he was not smiling at all.

had got, knew
got, knew
were getting, knew
have got, have known

2. Turning from the Temple gate as soon as I ______ the warning, I ______ my way to Fleet Street, and then ______ to Covent Garden.

was reading, made, drove
have read, made, drove
had read, made, drove
read, made, drove

3. Seventy-seven detective novels and books of stories by Agatha Christie ______ into every major language, and her sales ______ in tens of millions.

are translated, are calculated
were translated, were calculated
have been translated, are calculated
had been translated, were calculated

4. In recent years, scientific and technological developments ______ human life on our planet, as well as our views both of ourselves as individuals in society and of the universe as a whole.

have drastically changed
drastically changed
are drastically changing
change drastically

5. Before we ______ from swimming in the river near the camp, someone ______ our clothes, and we had to walk back with our towels around us.

returned, stole
had returned, had stolen
were returning, stole
returned, had stolen

6. Our new neighbours ______ in Arizona for ten years before moving to their present house.

had been living
have been living
were living

7. We went into the house by a side door and the first thing I ______ was that the passages ______ all dark, and that she ______ a candle burning there.

noticed, were, left
had noticed, had been, had left
noticed, were, had left
have noticed, were, had left

8. The sun ______ brightly all day on the roof of my attic, and the room was warm.

was shining
has shone
had been shining

9. Although the period that we call "the Renaissance" ______ in Italy in the fourteenth century, this idea of rebirth in learning characterized other epochs in history in different parts of the world.

had begun
will begin

10. Egyptians left no written accounts as to the execution of mummification, so the scientists ______ to examine mummies and establish their own theories.

are having
have had

11. In spite of the fact that it ______ all day long, the match ______ and the stands were full of spectators.

had been raining, was not cancelled
rained, was not cancelled
was raining, has not cancelled
had rained, had not been cancelled

12. Many football fans claimed that after "Real FC" ______ that important game it ______ no chance to win the championship.

lost, had
lose, has
had lost, had
will lose, will have

13. I wish he ______ last Friday but his flight ______ because of bad weather. If he ______ the next day I would have brought him by car.

arrived, was cancelled, called
had arrived, was cancelled, had called
had arrived, had been cancelled, called
arrived, have cancelled, had called

14. After many long years of devoted and patient instruction, the doctor ______ able to get the boy to clothe and feed himself, recognize and utter a number of words, as well as write letters and form words.

has been
had been

15. At the first stages of the Industrial Revolution advertising ______ a relatively straightforward means of announcement and communication and was used mainly to promote novelties and fringe products which ______ unknown to the public.

had been, were
had been, had been
was, were
was being, were

16. Towards the end of the 19th century the larger companies ______ more and more on mass advertising to promote their new range of products. The market during this period ______ by a small number of giant, conglomerate enterprises.

relied, has been controlled
relied, had been controlled
were relying, has been controlled
relied, were controlled

17. To cater for the fitness boom of the 80s and provide the up-to-date facilities people want, over 1,500 private health and fitness clubs ______ during the past 15 years.

were built
had been built
have been built
will be built

18. In 1936 the British Broadcasting Corporation ______ to provide a public radio service. Since then the BBC ______ by the establishment of independent and commercial radio and television, which ______ the BBC's broadcasting monopoly.

was established, was influenced, removed
was established, has been influenced, removed
was established, has been influenced, had removed
was established, had been influenced, removed

19. The Neolithic Age was a period of history which ______ in approximately 6000 B.C. and ______ until 3000 B.C.

began, lasted
had begun, lasted
began, was lasting
had begun, had been lasting

20. A major problem in the construction of new buildings is that windows ______ while air conditioning systems

have been eliminated, have not been perfected
were eliminated, were not perfected
had been eliminated, had not been perfected
eliminate, are not perfected