Past 3

Gap-fill exercise

Put the words in brackets into the correct verb forms, then press "Check" to check your answers.
1 John was looking for a job when he (win) the lottery.
2 I (cross) the road, went into the shop and (buy) a ham sandwich.
3 I (watch) a game of tennis when my friend phoned and invited me to his birthday party.
4 I (buy) my lottery ticket on Sunday and as usual I won nothing.
5 The gambling industry (make) over £42 billion last year.
6 I (listen) to the radio when my they played my favourite song.
7 I (read) the newspaper when I saw an article about an old school friend of mine who had visited over 40 countries.