(UECE - CE) - As frases "Tobacco now kills some five million people each
year" e "... the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control has been a
priority in the WHO's global work to stem the tobacco epidemic." estão,
respectivamente, nos tempos:
a) simple present e present perfect;
b) simple present e past perfect;
c) present perfect e past perfect;
d) present continuous e present perfect;
e) simple present and past continuous.
Test 1
(MACK – SP) - Which is the correct form?
a) The Mr. Patrick is our professor since March.
b) Mr. Patrick have been our professor since March.
c) Mr. Patrick is our professor since March.
d) Mr. Patrick has been our professor since March.
e) Mr. Patrick has been our professor from March.
Test 2
(UP – PR) - Mark the alternative that provides the
correct verb tense to complete the sentence:
So far, American researchers _______ a new product.
a) did not developed;
b) do not developed;
c) have not developed;
d) has not developed;
e) will have develop.
Test 3
(UNESP - SP) - Assinale a alternativa correta:
a) I live here since 1970.
b) I have lived here since 1970.
c) I am living here since 1970.
d) I will live here since 1970.
e) I would live here since 1970.
Test 4
(UEL – PR) - Assinale a alternativa que preenche
corretamente a lacuna da frase a seguir.
"Life is so dull! I ________________anything interesting
happen to me in ages!"
a) had;
b) have not;
c) have had;
d) don't have;
e) haven't had.
Test 5
(PUCCAMP – SP) - Assinale a letra correspondente a
alternativa que preenche corretamente as lacunas da frase
Sandy: Hi, Jack.
Jack: Hi, Sandy.
Sandy: Gosh! I _____________ you for ages!
Jack: That's true. I_______ from a trip to Japan just
a) saw - am returning;
b) saw - returned;
c) have seen - have returned;
d) haven't seen - returned;
e) haven't seen - have returned.
Test 6
(ITA – SP) - Assinale a altemativa que completa a frase
He _________ them yesterday although he _______ very busy
a) rings, was;
b) rang, was;
c) rang, has been;
d) has rung, has been;
e) none of these.
Test 7
(UFRS - RS) - Complete a frase a seguir com a forma verbal mais
adequada para cada lacuna:
The kids __________ in love with the Tamagotchi when they first
_________ it, but they ______________ with it lately .
a) fell - saw - have not played;
b) fall - see - did not play;
c) fell - see - did not play;
d) have fallen - seen - do not play;
e) fall - saw - have not played.
Test 8
(FEPAR – PR) - "How to change your eating habits - once
and for all ?
Now that you ___________to lose weight what are you going
to do about it?
Go on a low-fat/no-fat diet for a few months? Go on crash diet
and get this over with as fast as possible? Try yet another diet
that gets results for a few months before you return to wearing
your "fat" clothes again?” .....
Find out the missing word(s) in the first sentence of the text
and mark the alternative to complete it:
a) decided;
b) was deciding;
c) have decided;
d) are going to decide;
e) were deciding.
Test 9
(ITA – SP) – “Since 1985 the Shop_________ a Company
limited by guarantee with charitable status; its aim is
primarily to relieve poverty in developing countries".
(Panfleto da loja ONE WORLD SHOP em Edimburgo Escócia)
A alternativa que melhor preenche a lacuna do texto é:
a) is;
b) was
c) had been;
d) have been;
e) has been
Test 1O
(UERJ -RJ) - '"The large scale entrance of women into the
professions since the 1960s has posed many ideological and
aesthetic challenges: “Many of the basic principles associated
with exclusively male executive office subcultures, have
The temporal reference expressed by the verb forms "has
posed and have endured" is best analyzed as.
a) situations beginning at a prior point continuing into the
b) actions occurring at a specified prior time with current
c) actions completed in the past prior to other past points in
d) situations developed over a prior time period and now
Test 11
(CESGRANRIO - RJ) - Mark the option which completes the
In only a short time, the computer __________ the way in which
many jobs ________
a) had changed - do;
b) changed - have done;
c) has changed - are done;
d) are changing - were done;
e) will change - have been doing.
Test 12
(UFRN - RN) - Caloric Restriction
“Since 1935 researchers have known that when laboratory
rats and mice are fed a very-low-calorie diet - 30 to 50
percent of their normal intake - they live about 30 percent
longer than their well-fed confreres, as long as they get
sufficient nutrition.”
A locução verbal HAVE KNOWN indica uma noção de
temporalidade referente a
a) dois momentos no passado;
b) passado e futuro;
c) passado, exclusivamente;
d) passado e presente.
Test 13
(PUC - PR) - Mark the option that completes the passage below appropriately:
Language is the most important development in human history. The arts,
sciences, laws, economic systems, and religions of the world ___________
not exist without language. Humans ____ biologically for some 40 thousand
years. However, our ability to communicate ______________ us from the cave
all the way to the moon.
Little _____________about the birth of language. Written records that are more
than 4 thousand years old __________ , but anthropologists agree that humans
___________ thousands of years before that.
a) could - have not changed - has led has known - are being found - have been
b) could - have not changed - will lead known - is being found - have spoken;
c) could - have not changed - has led - is known - have been found - were
d) can - will- will lead - is known - have found - were speaking;
e) should - have not changed - have led - is known - were found - have been
Test 14
(ITA – SP)
But what has been so frustrating about the market reactions in recent
months is that despite the surging economy, inflation has not been rising.
It has remained flat around 3 percent, and yet Wall Street, certain that the
shadow it sees is the ghost of higher inflation come to haunt the trading
floors, has been clamoring to the Federal Reserve for higher rates. ( ... )
The New York Times Magazine
O que determinou a utilização do Present Perfect Tense no último
parágrafo do texto foi:
a) O estilo do autor.
b) a referência a um tempo passado não explicitado no texto.
c) a referência a acontecimentos/sentimentos desencadeados no passado e
que continuam no presente.
d) a atribuição de maior ênfase ao que se pretende dizer.
e) a referência a sentimentos/acontecimentos que ocorrem no presente.
Test 15
(E. NAVAL – RJ) - Assinale a alternativa que
completa corretamente a resposta da seguinte
"Why didn't Peter want to go to Cabo Frio with
his friends? "Because he____________
a) have already been there;
b) was there already;
c) has already been there;
d) will be there already;
e) already has there been.
Test 16
(UFPI) - Assinale a alternativa correta:
______________smoking yet?
a) Did he stop;
b) Had he stopped;
c) Has he stopped;
d) Would he stop;
e) Will he stop.
Test 17
(UNIFRAN – SP) - "Dora nunca esteve no exterior".
Em inglês, traduzse como:
a) Dora never goes out.
b) Dora has never been abroad.
c) Dora never stays outdoors.
d) Dora didn't go to the exterior.
e) Dora never went outside.
Test 18
(UNESP – SP) - Fill in the blanks with the correct verb forms:
He_________ learning English five years ago but he________ it yet.
a) has started - does not learn;
b) started - has not learned;
c) has started - learned;
d) started - have not learned;
e) have started - did not learn.
Test 19
(UNIFAE – PR) - Choose the correct alternative to complete the
_____________ your keys yet?
Yes, I _________ . I ___________them two hours ago.
a) Have you found - did - found;
b) Haven't you found - have - found;
c) Didn't you find - didn't - have found;
d) Did you found - did - found;
e) Did you find - have - have found.
Test 20
(FEPAR – PR) - Choose the best alternative to complete the
_____ you ever _____________caviare? Yes, I _________some
when I ___________to Moscow last year.
a) Did; eat; ate; go;
b) Had; eaten; had eaten; gone;
c) Did; eat; have eaten; went;
d) Have; eaten; have eaten; have gone;
e) Have; eaten; ate; went.
Test 21
(FUVEST – SP) - Qual destas sentenças esta correta:
a) I don't have never taken a course in Japanese;
b) I have never taken a course in Japanese;
c) I never didn't take a course in Japanese still;
d) I ever did not take a course in Japanese;
e) I took not a course in Japanese ever.
Test 22
(OSEC – SP) - Which is the correct form?
a) Have ever you been in England?
b) Have you ever been in England?
c) Have you ever been to England?
d) Have you been ever in England?
e) Have you ever be to England?
Test 23
(UPE – PE) - Mark the best option:
The students_______ never ___________ German classes.
a) have; have;
b) had; have;
c) have; had;
d) hadn't had;
e) has; had.
Test 24
(MACK – SP) - Mark the option that completes the dialogue:
A:__________ her examinations?
B: Yes, she ________her examinations many times.
a) Have she ever failed / failed;
b) Has she ever failed / fails;
c) Has she ever failed / has failed;
d) Does she ever failed / fail;
e) Did she ever fail/has fails.
Test 25
(MACK – SP) - The same verb tense used in "The jokes
haven't stopped yet“ is appropriately used in:
a) The books have been read last week.
b) They've done that before.
c) The noise has stopped when I went to bed.
d) The film has started at 6:00 p.m. before long.
e) We've seen each other the night before.
Test 26
(UDESC) - Find the CORRECT alternative to complete the
Peter _________returned from France, and Michael _______
returned, too. Sandra and her sister __________ gone there.
a) has just - has already - have never;
b) have already - have already - has never;
c) has ever - has already - have never;
d) has already - has just - have ever;
e) has never - has just - have never.
Test 27
(PUC - PR) - Choose the best option to complete the conversation below:
Lucy: How is your hotel?
Sally: Great! It's the best hotel I _________ in.
Lucy: Is Ben_____ the holiday?
Sally: Ben is really__________. You know, the last time we ________
to London was 10 years ago and the city ___________ a lot since then.
a) stayed - enjoying - pleasing - have come - have changed;
b) stay - enjoyed - pleased - come changed;
c) ever stayed - enjoying - pleased - have come - have changed;
d) have ever stay - enjoying - pleased - came - changed;
e) have ever stayed - enjoying - pleased - came - has changed.
Test 28
(MED. ABC – SP) - This company ________ a really interesting
software package.
a) is already began to ship;
b) has just begun shipping;
c) have never begun shipping;
d) has always begun to shiping;
e) was just begun to ship.
Test 29
(MACK- SP) - "Hong Kong and Singapore call their upwardly
mobile young Chinese "ChuPPles' an adaptation of Western
slang. The People's Republic .. (I) .. the word, but many of Its
young executives ... (II)... briskly to the lifestyle. In fact,
evidence of Chuppiedom's full flowering is everywhere."
As lacunas ... (I). …e …(II). .. devem ser preenchidas,
respectivamente, por:
a) have not yet adopted - has taken;
b) didn't yet adopted - took;
c) has not yet adopted - have taken;
d) don't yet adopt - takes;
e) adoptted - have took.
Test 30
(PUC - PR) - Choose the alternative that provides the correct verb
tenses to complete the sentences below
Mr. Michaels _____his project yet.
He______ the group that is financing it that the project
___________ready by the end of the first semester.
He ____________ some financial help to support his research last year
and, now, people ___________eager to see the results of his work.
a) Didn't finish - told - will be - has received - are;
b) Hasn't finished - has told - will be - has received - will be;
c) Didn't finish - has told - is - received - were;
d) Hasn't finished - has told - will be - received - are;
e) Has finished - has told - will be received - are.
Test 31
SET IN ALL MY LIFE" foi extraída de "Three Men In a
Boat" escrito por Jerome K. Jerome em 1889. No seu
a) A frase não apresenta restrição gramatical .
b) “I have never come across ... " teria sido uma melhor
opção gramatical.
c) "I have never came across ... " teria sido uma melhor
opção gramatical.
d) "I never come across ... " teria sido uma melhor opção
e) "I am never coming across ... " teria sido uma melhor
opção gramatical.
Test 32
(UP – PR) - Choose the correct alternative to complete the
dialogue below.
Jack: _________ you travelled a lot. Nora?
Nora: Yes. I've _______________to 10 different countries.
Jack: Really? Have you__________ been to China?
Nora: Yes I've___________ China twice.
Jack: What about Japan?
Nora: No. I've ___________ been to Japan.
a) Did - been - ever - visited - never;
b) Have - go - ever - visited - never;
c) Have - been - already - visit - never;
d) Do - been - ever - visited - ever;
e)Have - been - ever - visited - never .
Test 33

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