Grammar Quiz

Past Continues Tense Quiz


I ____the thief while he _____ into my neighbor’s house.

A. was seeing – got

B. saw – was getting

C. was seeing – was getting

D. saw – got

She ____ when she ____ her ankle.

A. danced – was hurting

B. danced – hurt

C. was danced -hurt

D. was dencing – hurt

The school gardener _______ in the school garden all yesterday evening.

A. were digging

B. was digging

C. is digging

When my father ________in the garden, an old friend _______by to see him.

A. worked – was passing

B. worked – passed

C. was working – passed

D. was working – was passing

I ___________________________ when I heard a loud knock on the door.

A. is sleeping

B. am sleeping

C. was sleeping

D. were sleeping

My family ________________________ dinner at the restaurant.

A. was having

B. is having

C. were having

D. are having

Daniel and his friends _______________________ up the stairs.

A. is marching

B. was marching

C. were marching

D. are marching

My brother and sister _____ playing tennis at 11am yesterday. 

A. was

B. are

C. were

One of the girls __________________ TV when the accident happened.

A. was watching

B. is watching

C. were watching

D. are watching

Hafizi __________________________ the newspaper when his taxi arrived.

A. was reading

B. is reading

C. are reading

D. were reading

I ______ for my purse when I _____ my credit card.

A. looked . dropped

B. looked – was dropping

C. was looking – was dropping

D. was looking – dropped

We _____ volleyball with Mary when you ____me.

A. played – were calling

B. were playing- called

C. played – called

D. play – called

Mr Karim ____________________ happily under a tree.

A. is singing

B. was singing

C. were singing

D. are singing

When the teacher ____ in, they ______ English.

A. come – study

B. comed – studied

C. came – were studying

D. came – studied

The baby ______ when the telephone _____.

A. slept – was ringing

B. slept – rung

C. sleeped – ring

D. was sleeping – rang

The students ___ Science while the teacher ___ Geography.

A. were studying , was teaching

B. was studying , were teaching

C. is studying , are teaching

D. are studying , is teaching

Alia ___ while the other girls ___ .

A. is dancing , are singing

B. was dancing , was singing

C. were dancing , was singing

D. was dancing , were singing

When we heard the news, we _____________________ at the canteen.

A. are eating

B. is eating

C. are eating

D. were eating

When I _________the washing-up, I __________ a plate.

A. did – was breaking

B. was doing – broke

C. was doing – was breaking

D. did – broke

As I _____ in the streets of Holland, I ____ an old friend of mine.

A. walked – met

B. was walking – met

C. was walking – was meeting

D. walked – was meeting


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