Was vs. Were | Class 5 Grammar Worksheets

Fill in the blanks with was or were.

Use was with singular subjects and singular pronouns (I, he, she, it)

Use were with plural subjects and plural pronouns (you, they, we). The singular you also takes were.

1. They ……………………. sitting under a tree. (was / were)

2. You ……………………. just wasting your time. (was / were)

3. She ………………………… my best friend. (was / were)

4. It ………………………. the stupidest thing to do. (was / were)

5. The cat ……………………….. playing with its kittens. (was / were)

6. The birds ………………………. flying in the sky. (was / were)

7. Suma ………………………… doing her homework. (was / were)

8. The children ………………………… playing in the garden. (was / were)

9. Dad ……………………….. cooking pasta for us. (was / were)

10. Rohan and Sania ………………………….. going to school. (was / were)

Answers

1. They were sitting under a tree.

2. You were just wasting your time.

3. She was my best friend.

4. It was the stupidest thing to do.

5. The cat was playing with its kittens.

6. The birds were flying in the sky.

7. Suma was doing her homework.

8. The children were playing in the garden.

9. Dad was cooking pasta for us.

10. Rohan and Sania were going to school.

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