Past Continuous Tense Quizzes


Preview 20 Quizzes about Past Continuous Tense

We … trying to help the Geography teacher.

A. Were
B. Was
C. Been
D. Is


My sister was … in the sea while I was calling her.

A. Swimming
B. Swim
C. Swims
D. Swam


Someone tried to steal her phone while she … for a railway ticket.

  1. queued
  2. was queuing


My sister and I … walking on the beach at 5 pm last week.

  1. was
  2. were


They…

A. Wern’t home
B. Weren’t working when the fire broke out


Was….

A. Mary doing her homework when I phoned?
B. John and Philip watching TV?


The old lady was watching TV while the cat

A. Slept on her lap
B. Was sleeping on her lap


Who … the car when it …?

  1. was driving, crashed
  2. drove, was crashing


Where … you meeting your client at 10 o’clock yesterday?

  1. were
  2. was


Were the students … the video during class?

  1. watching
  2. watch


When I came home

A. The baby was cried
B. The baby was crying


Choose the correct sentence.

A. Was my daughter playing the piano last night?
B. My daughter was playing the piano last night?
C. Playing was my daughter the piano last night?
D. Last night was my daughter playing the piano?


At 7 this morning he … breakfast with his kids.

  1. was eating
  2. is eating


She

A. Weren’t very young when they married
B. Wasn’t old enough to drive


The football players were playing while

A. The crowd was cheering
B. The policeman arrived


What was this woman doing at 9 o’clock last night?
     
      A.     She was reading a book.
      B.     She were reading a book.
      C.     She was having a shower.
      D.     She were having a shower.


Robert and Tara … when Peter … .

A. Were preparing dinner – was arriving
B. Were preparing dinner – arrived
C. Prepared dinner – was arriving
D. Prepared dinner – arrive


I … for my History test when Hugh … home.

A. Was studying – come
B. Were studying – came
C. Was studying – came
D. Studied – was coming


The fire alarm rang … the boarding school students were sleeping.

  1. while
  2. when


She was walking down the street when she…

A. Tripped
B. She was tripping


How to use : Read the question carefully, then select one of the answers button.

Tips : If this page always shows the same questions, make sure you correct the question first by pressing the "check answer" button.