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Past Simple vs Present Perfect Quiz
Contents: Past simple and Present Perfect.
Objective: Use past simple and Present perfect properly.
                  Differentiate the uses of past simple and present perfect
Teacher: Raúl Vásquez.
Points:25 Points
 
A. Read the sentences and click on the correct ones. (10 points)
 
1. Vicente's party was such fun that I dont want to go home yet! 
      Vicente's party has been such fun that I don't want to go home yet! 
2. My parents live in a house they have bought 7 years ago.  
      My parents live in a house they bought 7 years ago.  
3. Pedro worked here between 2010 and 2012. 
      Pedro has worked here between 2010 and 2012. 
4. Have you ever tasted black quinoa?  
      Did you ever taste black quinoa?  
5. How many new words did you write down so far in this lesson? 
      How many new words have you written down so far in this lesson?  
6. When I was 6 years old, I have got a bicycle for Christmas. 
      When I was 6 years old, I got a bicycle for Christmas.  
7. I’ve watched that programme on television last night. 
      I watched that programme on television last night.  
8. So far I haven't made too many mistakes.  
      So far I didn’t make too many mistakes.  
9. My English has improved a lot this year.  
      My English improved a lot this year.  
10. In her previous job, Julie spoke English a lot.  
         In her previous job, Julie has spoken English a lot.   
 
A. Choose the best answer to fill the blanks. (15 points)
 
Since computers were first introduced to the public in the early 1980's, technology a great deal. The first computers simple machines designed for basic tasks. They much memory and they  very powerful. Early computers were often quite expensive and customers often  thousands of dollars for machines which actually very little. Most computers separate, individual machines used mostly as expensive typewriters or for playing games.

Since then, times . Computers powerful machines with very practical applications. Programmers a large selection of useful programs which do everything from teaching foreign languages to bookkeeping. We are still playing video games, but today's games faster, more exciting interactive adventures. Many computer users    on the Internet and communicating with other computer users around the world. We  to create international communities online. In short, the simple, individual machines of the past into an international World Wide Web of knowledge.