Exercises: 'There was/were' - Simple past II

Pasado simple 'There was' y 'there were'

Completa las siguientes oraciones eligiendo la opción correcta.

1 a terrible earthquake in 2005.

There was a terrible earthquake in 2005.

2 a boy riding a bike in the picture?

Is there a boy riding a bike in the picture?

3 any oranges left.

There weren't any oranges left.

4 How many boys in the garden?

How many boys were there in the garden?

5 any wine in the bottle? No, .

Was there any wine in the bottle? No, there wasn't.

6 I phoned Lucy, but anybody at home.

I phoned Lucy, but there wasn't anybody at home.

7 many clouds in the sky?

Were there many clouds in the sky?

8 Last nigth, some children in the cinema.

Last night there were some children in the cinema.

9 a large queue at the bank.

There was a large queue at the bank.

10 many chairs at the meeting.

There weren't many chairs at the meeting.