Past Perfect Tense Worksheet

Past Perfect Tense is used to refer to an action which was completed before a certain moment in the past.

It is mainly used in situations where it is necessary to show that which past action happened earlier than the other past action.

It is also known as “Pluperfect“.

Structure: Subject + Had + Past Participle of Verb

Exercise:

  1. When I arrived at the station, the train ______________. (start)
  2. I _____________ my work before I went to the party. (finish)
  3. I _____________ the documents before I went to the bank. (sign)
  4. Neha was hungry because she ______ not ________ lunch. (eat)
  5. My mother was annoyed when I ______ not _________ my room. (clean)
  6. She ____________ cookies, before her children arrived from school. (bake)
  7. After reaching home, Amar realized that he ___________ his mobile at home. (leave)
  8. Keshav __________ home, before I arrived at the party. (go)
  9. The thief ______ just _______ the place, before the police arrived. (leave)
  10. I _____ just ________ the file when the computer crashed. (save)

Answers:

  1. When I arrived at the station, the train had started. (start)
  2. I had finished my work before I went to the party. (finish)
  3. I had signed the documents before I went to the bank. (sign)
  4. Neha was hungry because she had not eaten lunch. (eat)
  5. My mother was annoyed, when I had not cleaned my room. (clean)
  6. She had baked cookies, before her children arrived from school. (bake)
  7. After reaching home, Amar realized that he had left his mobile at home. (leave)
  8. Keshav had gone home, before I arrived at the party. (go)
  9. The thief had just left the place, before the police arrived. (leave)
  10. I had just saved the file, when the computer crashed. (save)

Published by Priya Prakash

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