Tense Agreement

Please choose the most appropriate answer for each sentence.
  • 1

    No sooner ..... I shut the door, when the telephone rang.

  • 2

    By the time I had reached the bottom of the mountain, I ..... extremely tired.

  • 3

    When he was only thirty years old, he ..... already experienced what most people only experience when they are much older.

  • 4

    The witness ..... everyone that he hadn't had anything to do with the crime.

  • 5

    We asked him why he ..... telephoned earlier.

  • 6

    Actually I had ..... it to her before we set out.

  • 7

    I must admit I ..... thought how the story would finish before I read the book.

  • 8

    I'd had scarcely any time to think about it before they ..... me for my opinion.

  • 9

    He realized he ..... left it in the car before he reported it lost.

  • 10

    It ..... a great shock to everyone because he hadn't said a word for 10 years.

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