TENSES 1 (Past, Present Perfect or Past Perfect)

Gap-fill exercise

Fill in all the gaps with the correct tense, then press "Check" to check your answers.
Use the [?] button to get a clue. Note that you will lose points if you ask for clues!
1) We (just/to come) back from Italy, when we (to get) the bad news.
2) We (to return) from Spain only yesterday.
3) He (to notice) that she (to look) tired and (to ask) her, where she (to be).
4) Don't you ever go to the cinema? - No, I don't. I (no to be) to the cinema for months.
5) After both our parents (to die), we (to feel) free to go and live elsewhere.
6) I love chess. I (to play) it for years.
7) Before he (to become) a lawyer, Lincoln (to try) his hand at a variety of occupations.
8) We (to live) here for years - yes, we (to move) into this house nine years ago.
9) Mr. Jones is your brother-in-law, isn't he? - Yes. - How long (you to know) him?