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1. Identifying verb tenses (BI)

In each sentence, identify the tense of the verb in boldface.

This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
To film historians and movie lovers, director Alfred Hitchcock will always be the master of suspense.

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Question 2.
A Londoner by birth, Hitchcock worked his way up to assistant director at Paramount Studios in London.

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Question 3.
Before that, he had been a title card illustrator for silent films.

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Question 4.
Hitchcock was working at Paramount Studios in London when World War II broke out, and he decided to emigrate to the U.S.

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Question 5.
He had been working in the film industry for twenty years by that time.

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Question 6.
If Hitchcock hadn’'t left England at the time, he would not have been able to direct Rebecca and other movies he made in the U.S. during the war.

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Question 7.
The thriller Psycho (1960), arguably his best-known work, has frightened millions of movie-goers.

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Question 8.
Hitchcock’'s films never seem to go out of style.

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Question 9.
Somewhere, someone is watching a Hitchcock movie at this very moment.

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Question 10.
One hundred years from now, movie buffs will still be watching the master’'s films.

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