Eccentrics in China (a bit of tenses)
Fill in the gaps with the correct verb forms.
Truck Driver Takes a Shower While Driving
A Chinese trucker (A1)_____ for having a shower while driving his lorry on a motorway. Shortly after the Chinese New Year a police patrol car (A2)_____ water leaking from the driver’s cab as it sped along the Jinyi expressway.
‘We worried the driver may not have known about a mechanical problem so we signalled him to pull over at a service station,’ a police spokesman informed Will and Guy.
The police officers (A3)_____ to see the driver was wet through and had been enjoying a shower via a sprinkler kettle system rigged up above his head. His wife, who (A4) ______ in the passenger seat, had been holding up a sheet of plastic to protect the instruments from the water. She (A5)____ police officers there were rushing to deliver goods in another city and she (A6)_____ up the shower to keep her husband cool after the air-conditioning system (A7)_____down. Police (A8)_____ the lorry driver and warned him he would be in serious trouble if he (A9)_____ to have a shower at the wheel again.
|A1. 1) has been fined||2) has fined||3) fined||4) had fined|
|A2. 1) spot||2) spotted||3) has spotted||4) had spotted|
|A3. 1) have been shocked||2) were shocked||3) were shocking||4) shocked|
|A4. 1) sat||2) was sitting||3) had sat||4) had been sitting|
|A 5. 1) told||2) has been told||3) has told||4) had told|
|A6. 1) has rigged||2) was rigged||3) was rigging||4) had rigged|
|A7. 1) breaks||2) broke||3) will break||4) had broken|
|A8. 1) has fined||2) had fined||3) was fining||4) fined|
|A9. 1) try||2) will try||3) tried||4) tries|
A 5.1) told A6. 4) had rigged A7. 2) broke A8. 4) fined A9. 3) tried