Tense Consistency Exercise 1: Recognizing Shifts in Sentences


­__u_ 1. If the club limit its membership, it raises its dues.

__u_ 2. As Barbara was brushing her teeth, the telephone rang.

_u__ 3. Thousands of people saw the art exhibit before it closed.

_u__ 4. By the time negotiations began, many pessimists  expressed doubt about them.

__u_ 5. After visiting  Alaska on his third voyage, Capt. James Cook is killed by Hawaiian       islanders in 1779.

_u__ 6. Harry wanted to show his friends the photos he took last summer.

__u_ 7. The moderator asked for questions as soon as the speaker  finished.

__s_ 8. Smith, Yang, and Moore argue that tougher gun control is not needed in the United States (76).

_u__ 9. Within the key concept of trauma, Straussner and Calnan discussed “micro-   traumas” (267).