The Olympic Games (Verb Form Quiz)

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1. Every four years, the Olympic cauldron ___ at the opening ceremony of the Olympic games.

a. has lit
b. is lit
c. is lighting

2. Greek festivals ___ the creation of the modern Olympic games.

a. had to inspire
b. had inspired
c. inspired

3. The first games of the modern era ___ in Athens in 1896.

a. was held
b. were held
c. held

4. In the ancient Olympic games, only men ___ .

a. could take part
b. could be taken part

c. can be took

5. Women ___ even to watch the games.

a. forbid
b. were forbidden

c. is foreplay

6. The three best athletes or teams ___ medals.

a. are given
b. give
c. gave

7. The five interlacing rings ___ the official symbol of the Olympic games.

a. are
b. have to be
c. are being

8. The five rings ___ upon a white background represent each a continent: Africa, America, Asia, Australia and Europe.

a. sit
b. seat
c. set

9. While the Olympic flame ___ as a symbol of the Olympic games, the Olympic mascots ___ as a symbol of the games for children of all ages.

a. respects, stands
b. respects, stand
c. is respected, stands
d. is respected, stand

10. The USA ___ the country that ___ the competitions in 1996.

a. was, hosted
b. were, hosted
c. is, hosts