Past Simple (Positive, Negative & Questions) Exercise

Practise using regular & irregular English verbs in the past simple in positive, negative and questions with this interactive exercise. This exercise is part of a lesson on the past simple in our Elementary English Course.

Use the prompts to make past simple questions.

  • + Indicates a positive verb.
  • – Indicates a negative verb.
  • ? Indicates a question.


He / eat breakfast / –

He didn’t eat breakfast.

Don’t forget to use capitalisation and punctuation correctly.