Here is the sentence:

After losing electricity during a hurricane, the Martinez family ___________ candles, speared hot dogs on pencils, and roasted the wieners over this makeshift barbecue.

The blank requires the past tense of light, an irregular verb. You chose lit, one of two correct forms. Nice work, grammar brain!

Verb Simple Present Simple Past Past Participle
light light(s) lit or lighted lit or lighted

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