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Exercise "Past simple or present/past perfect - in the garden", created by chocolatcitron (a free exercise to learn English):
Results of the 448 people who have taken this test:
Average mark: 41.5 / 100 Share
Latest member with a 100/100 (perfect mark): beltza / FRANCE, on Friday 13 August - 16:46:
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Stats (448 candidates)
Question 1 passed: 33.5 %
The plants had been re-* (to sow) over the years, harmoniously,...
Question 2 passed: 35.5 %
... some branches had been pruned and the lawn * (to mow) regularly.
Question 3 passed: 38.6 %
The peony beds * (to lean) against the low wall which separated the terrace from the garden.
Question 4 passed: 35 %
The apricot trees * (to shake) their branches under the onslaught of the wind.
Question 5 passed: 28.3 %
The feeders hanging from branches or gallows * (to swing) seeds on the ground that the field mice hastened to nibble.
Question 6 passed: 33.7 %
No lavender * (to lie) down, even crushed under the weight of their flowering stems that are the feast for thousands of bees and other pollinating insects.
Question 7 passed: 36.4 %
The path was narrowing before leading to an adorable boudoir where flowers * (to light) the place.
Question 8 passed: 33.9 %
The stream * (to slide) between the flower beds, in a closed circuit powered by a pump.
Question 9 passed: 35.9 %
Along the latter, the moss * (to spread) blithely on the humus of the rich land.
Question 10 passed: 33.3 %
The neighbour's wild vine * (to overgrow) the shrubs of the adjoining hedge, which had caused quarrels.
Question 11 passed: 35.3 %
There were wrought ironed arcades, where flower pots * (to hang) and embalmed from morning to evening.
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