Grammar Quiz

Present Simple and Past Continuous Quiz


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Thomas often ……………… his temper when he doesn’t get a good score for his test.

A. lose

B. loses

C. is losing

D. lost


Look. The kids …………………….. again.

A. were fighting

B. fight

C. fought

D. are fighting


While I …………. my husband …………………… dinner.

A. watch TV …………………. cooking dinner

B. watched TV ………….. cooked dinner

C. was watching TV……………… cooked dinner

D. was watching TV ……… was cooking dinner


What a beautiful day! The sun …………. and the birds ……… .

A. shines ……… sing

B. is shining ……… are singing

C. is shining …….. sing

D. shine ………. sing


He ……………… ill whenever he eats strawberries. He’s allergic to them.

A. fall

B. falls

C. is falling

D. fell


What ……………. ? It looks delicious.

A. you eat

B. do you eat

C. you are eating

D. are you eating


She ………… often …………. her relatives.

A. isn’t ………. visit

B. isn’t ………. visits

C. doesn’t ……… visit

D. doesn’t ………. visits


Janet ……………… her temper when I told her the news.

A. lost

B. loses

C. was losing

D. is losing


What ………….. when I …………. you?

A. you were doing ………. called

B. were you doing ……… called

C. did you do …….. was calling

D. you doing …….. called


The twins usually ……………….. asleep as soon as Mum puts them to bed.

A. are falling

B. fell

C. fall

D. falls


When I saw Jo, he ……………. a panic attack. There was a spider in his room.

A. was having

B. has

C. had

D. is having


He …………….. some time off yesterday and went for a walk.

A. took

B. was taking

C. takes

D. is taking


Look. The twins …………….. a tantrum again. Poor Mum!

A. were throwing

B. are throwing

C. throw

D. threw


I …………… like cartoons when I was a child.

A. used

B. was

C. got used to

D. used to


Which of the following sentences is not in the present simple tense?

A. “I walk home each day.”

B. “He always reads good books.”

C. “She will talk to her mother at 5 o’clock.”

D. “I go jogging every morning.”




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