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Verb Tense Multiple Choice Worksheet 2

The following sentences are from a speeches or scripts from the automobile industry. Select the word or words that best complete the sentence.

1. Ever since Carl Benz and Gottlieb Daimler ______ the automobile back in 1886, automotive design has continued to inspire us.

  1. invents
  2. invented
  3. inventing

2. The car's purpose ______ to bridge distances and bring people together.

  1. was
  2. were
  3. is

3. But the promise of great individual freedom also ______ to technological and aesthetic aspirations.

  1. gives rise
  2. is giving rise
  3. had given rise

4. Good automotive design ______ a decisive factor in the success of an automotive brand.

  1. had become
  2. having become
  3. has become

5. ______ a high-performance division is a growing trend in the car industry.

  1. Having started
  2. Starting
  3. To start

6. It ______ a century to get to this point, so I think it is worth looking at how we got here.

  1. is taking
  2. takes
  3. has taken

7. Enthusiasts ______ the difference between authenticity and marketing.

  1. can tell
  2. are telling
  3. have told

8. ______ cars built in the U.S. for more than 15 years.

  1. We are selling
  2. We want to sell
  3. We have been selling

9. When ______, a water mist sprayed across the intercooler absorbs additional heat from the intake air for increased power and performance.

  1. activated
  2. having been activated
  3. activating

10. We are becoming more international, ______ more products, investing in lots of different technologies in lots of different areas.

  1. are developing
  2. developing
  3. develop Premium

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