Past Continuous Tense Quizzes


Preview 20 Quizzes about Past Continuous Tense

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

  1. queued
  2. was queuing


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

  1. were
  2. was


Who … the car when it …?

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


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

  1. was
  2. were


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?


Was….

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


When I came home

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


We … trying to help the Geography teacher.

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


At 7 this morning he … breakfast with his kids.

  1. was eating
  2. is eating


The old lady was watching TV while the cat

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


I … for my History test when Hugh … home.

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


I … the fence while dad … in the garden.

A. Fixed – digged
B. Fixing – digging
C. Was fixing – dug
D. Was fixing – was digging


The moment I got off the train

A. It was starting snow
B. It started to snow


She was walking down the street when she…

A. Tripped
B. She was tripping


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

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


Was she … kind to her friends?

  1. be
  2. being


My father, together with mother, … in the garden all day yesterday.

  1. was working
  2. were working


The football players were playing while

A. The crowd was cheering
B. The policeman arrived


She

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


Were the students … the video during class?

  1. watching
  2. watch


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