Grammar Quiz

Progressive Tense Quiz


He was running.

A. present perfect progressive

B. past progressive

C. past perfect progressive

D. future perfect progressive

” I am so tired, I (to think) on going on vacation this summer” 

A. Am thinking

B. Were thinking

C. Is thinking

D. Are thinking

Select the progressive verb tense phrase in the sentence:

I can tell it’s almost winter because the leaves are falling from the trees.

A. can tell

B. almost winter

C. from the trees

D. are falling

Harry is putting garlic and oil in the pan.

A. present progressive

B. past progressive

C. future progressive

Complete: My brother _____ ___________ (take) out the trash. (affirmative)

A. are / taking

B. am / taking

C. is / taking

D. is / takes

My aunt ___________ to Albertville tomorrow.

A. is moving

B. was moving

C. will be moving

The number of cases of asthma ______ these days, perhaps partly because more people own cats.

A. increase

B. is increasing

C. was increasing

D. were increased

Select the progressive verb tense phrase in the sentence:

Phillip couldn’t hear you earlier because he was listening to music.

A. was listening

B. couldn’t hear

C. because

D. to music

Tom had been working really hard at the office. Choose the correct tense.

A. past progressive

B. present perfect progressive

C. future progressive

D. past perfect progressive

Yesterday, I __ watching TV when the power went out

A. Am 

B. Were

C. Was 

D. Are

”We caught the enemies! They (to spy) on us!” 

A. Was spying 

B. Were spiing

C. Were spying 

D. Are Spying

When I came to the school, she…..the classroom.

A. Cleans

B. Is cleaning

C. Was cleaning

D. Cleaned

The students ______________ working on their English project. The present progressive tense is…

A. have been

B. were

C. is

D. are

He……running along street this morning.

A. Was

B. Were

C. Am

D. Are

That boat was working perfectly, but it isn´t anymore. Choose the correct verb tense.

A. present perfect progressive

B. future progressive

C. simple tense

D. past progressive

… they … a cake when their mother arrived?

A. Are | baking

B. Were | baking

C. Was | baking

D. Do | baking

I _____ the flour in a bowl when the phone rang. (put – past progressive)

A. am putting

B. was putting

C. will be putting

You __ studying all morning, you should take a break now. 

A. are

B. were

C. was

D. am

You (learn) English now.

A. were learning

B. are learning

C. will be learning

In class yesterday, Joshua ______________ reading the longest book I had ever seen!

A. is reading

B. will be reading

C. was reading

My mother __ helping my dad fixing the car at the moment

A. are

B. was

C. is

D. were

She is swimming.

A. present perfect progressive

B. present progressive

C. past progressive

D. future progressive

Look! She …….. on the stage.

A. were Performing

B. is performing

C. are performing

D. was performing

I was (to sit) on the chair when it broke.

A. siting

B. sit

C. sits

D. sitting

My friends and I ___ walking to school 

A. Am

B. Are 

C. Is 


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