Participles ending in –en: driven, ridden, spoken.
By Jacqueline Schaalje
Have a look at this infographic for a quick reminder on some common irregular verbs.
Then do the quiz.
Choose the right forms of the verbs. (The choices are between past simple and present perfect).
1 Have you ever __________ (drive) a truck in your life?
2 We ___________ (drive) 50 kilometres before we came to a little house in the forest.
3 Bella __________ (ride) a pony when she was 4, but unfortunately she fell off.
4 This is the first time Jan and Morris _____________ (ride) around the lake in one afternoon.
5 I __________ (speak) with the teacher of my youngest yesterday and the news wasn’t good.
6 We haven’t _________ (speak) in years.
7 I __________ (write) you three emails. Haven’t you seen them?
8 He ___________ (write) his name on a tissue and put it into her coat pocket.
9 Moira ___________ (wake) up at 10, much too late for school.
10 This is the first time you ___________ (wake) me at 4 am, and hopefully the last time!
11 The boys ___________ (freeze) when they saw the big black dog.
12 I __________ (freeze) my jeans in the freezer. Now that gum should be easy to rub off.
13 Due to an unfortunate accident on Wednesday in which James __________ (break) his ankle, he won’t be able to play this Saturday.
14 Has she just _________ (break) the European record? Let’s look at the scoreboard.
15 Which songs did we used to sing in school? Gee, I’ve completely _________ (forget).
16 Jeff ___________ (forget) what he wanted to say.
17 The sun _________ (rise) over the shimmering valley: the start of a perfect day.
18 The prices of books ____________ (rise) again. Guess I’ll have to go to the library instead of buying books.