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Monday, July 27, 2009

Exercises: Simple Present Tense

Exercise 1
Use the simple present form of the verbs given in the brackets to complete the following sentences.

1. The Concorde, a supersonic jet, __________ (contribute) to sound pollution.
2. Japan __________ (be) the Land of the Rising Sun.
3. Computers __________ be) here to stay.
4. The River Themes __________ (flow) through London.
5. Oil and water __________ (do) not mix.
6. Air __________ (consist) of nitrogen, oxygen and other gases.
7. Volcanic soil formed after volcanic eruptions __________ (be) fertile.
8. The aborigines __________ (practice) shifting cultivation in most countries.
9. Red Indians __________ (be) the indigenous people of North America.
10. The earth __________ (rotate) on its axis and __________ (revolve) round the sun.

Exercise 2
Fill in the blanks with the verbs in the simple present tense.

This is how you (1) __________(go) from Reduan’s house to school. You should go along Jalan Duku until you (2) __________(pass) Duku Estate and (3) __________(come) to a junction. Here, you (4) __________(take) the road on your right, that is, Jalan Durian. After you (5) __________(pass) some shops on the right, there (6) __________(be) a roundabout. At this point, you (7) __________(turn) into the first road on your left, Jalan Limau. The post office (8) __________(be) on your left and a bank on your right. Soon after going past them, you will (9) __________(see) a bridge. The Tapir River (10) __________(flow) under it. You will come to the school a kilometre after that.

Exercise 3
Fill in the blanks with the simple present form of the verbs given in brackets.

1. The Olympics __________ (begin) in three weeks’ time.
2. He will not rest until he __________ (obtain) an apology.
3.As soon as Tom and Jerry __________ (land) in Malaysia, they will be taken to Hotel Malaysia.
4. He and his wife __________ (jog) every evening in the park.
5. Here __________ (come) the moment we’ve all been waiting for.
6. He __________ (wish) to become an astronaut.
7. We __________ (prefer) to go dancing but Jenny __________ (object).
8. Water __________ (boil) at 100oC and __________ (freeze) at 0oC.
9. __________ you __________ (know) the meaning of ‘history’?
10. This park __________ (open) at 8.00 a.m. and __________ (close) at 6.00 p.m.

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Collection of SPM English Language Question Papers

2005
Terengganu Trial [Paper 1]

2007
Johor Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Terengganu Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Pahang Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2] [Answers], Melaka Trial 2007 [Paper 1] [Paper 2], TIMES [Paper 1] [Paper 2] SPB [Paper 1] [Paper 2]

2008

Terengganu Mid Year [Paper 1] [Paper 2],
Trial
MRSM Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], SBP Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Kelantan Trial [Paper 1 & 2], Terengganu Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Kedah Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Pahang Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Johor Trial [Paper 1 & 2], Perlis Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Sabah Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Sarawak Trial [Paper 1 & 2], Melaka Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2]

2009

Terengganu TOV [Paper 1] [Paper 2] Terengganu Mid Year [Paper 1] [Paper 2]
Melaka Trial , Johor Trial , Sabah Trial , Kedah Trial , Perlis Trial , Times , SBP , Pahang Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2]

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