Soal Simple Past vs. Present Perfect Tense

Materi Simple Past vs. Present Perfect Tense

Simple past tense untuk aksi yang telah rampung di masa lalu, sementara present perfect tense untuk aksi yang telah dimulai di masa lalu (baru-baru ini atau sudah lama) dan terhubung dengan masa kini (masih berlangsung atau efeknya dapat dirasakan saat ini).

10 Contoh Soal Simple Past vs. Present Perfect Tense

Pilihlah simple past atau present perfect tense yang paling tepat untuk melengkapi bagian yang kosong.

  1. She … in a two-story house when she was young.

    1. lived
    2. has lived
  2. German Democratic Republic … the Berlin Wall in 1961.

    1. has constructed
    2. constructed
  3. He … the car yet.

    1. didn’t fix
    2. hasn’t fixed
  4. They … in Boston for ten years before moving here.

    1. have lived
    2. lived
  5. The factory … in operation since 1980.

    1. was
    2. has been
  6. … already?

    1. has the bus left
    2. did the bus leave
  7. Arum … her bank locker key yesterday.

    1. has lost
    2. lost
  8. How long … to get the diagnosis? It took so long.

    1. have you waited
    2. did you wait
  9. The driver … his car three times this year.

    1. crashed
    2. has crashed
  10. I … the book, but still don’t get it.

    1. have re-read
    2. re-read

Jawaban

  1. She … in a two-story house when she was young.

    1. lived
    2. has lived
  2. German Democratic Republic … the Berlin Wall in 1961.

    1. has constructed
    2. constructed
  3. He … the car yet.

    1. didn’t fix
    2. hasn’t fixed
  4. They … in Boston for ten years before moving here.

    1. have lived
    2. lived
  5. The factory … in operation since 1980.

    1. was
    2. has been
  6. … already?

    1. has the bus left
    2. did the bus leave
  7. Arum … her bank locker key yesterday.

    1. has lost
    2. lost
  8. How long … to get the diagnosis? It took so long.

    1. have you waited
    2. did you wait
  9. The driver … his car three times this year.

    1. crashed
    2. has crashed
  10. I … the book, but still don’t get it.

    1. have re-read
    2. re-read

Materi Simple Past vs. Present Perfect Tense

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References:

  1. Present Perfect and Simple Past. http://web2.uvcs.uvic.ca/elc/studyzone/410/grammar/ppvpast.htm. Accessed on July 5, 2016.
  2. Exercise 1 – Past simple and present perfect contrast. https://elt.oup.com/student/solutions/int/grammar/grammar_04_012e?cc=id&selLanguage=id. Accessed on July 5, 2016.
  3. Simple Past or Present Perfect Review Quiz. http://esl.about.com/library/quiz/bl_pastorperfect1.htm. Accessed on July 5, 2016.

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