Perfect Progressive of Verbs Online Quiz


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Q 1 - The Smiths ____ their in-laws quite often nowadays.

A - Visited

B - Have been visiting

C - Have visited

D - Has visited

Answer : B

Explanation

The structure "has/have been" is used with the actions that have started in the past and are still continuing in the present. These sentences use "have been + <verb+ing>" for "I, we, you, they" and related nouns. These sentences use "has been + <verb+ing> for "he, she, it" and related nouns.

Q 2 - Jim ____ about changing careers for the last one year.

A - Thought

B - Has thought

C - Has been thinking

D - Have been seeing

Answer : C

Explanation

The structure "has/have been" is used with the actions that have started in the past and are still continuing in the present. These sentences use "have been + <verb+ing>" for "I, we, you, they" and related nouns. These sentences use "has been + <verb+ing> for "he, she, it" and related nouns.

Q 3 - We ____ our kids to bed by the time you reach our place.

A - will have already put

B - will have already been putting

C - Will have put

D - Will be putting

Answer : B

Explanation

The structure "will have been + <verb+ing>" is used with the actions that started in the past and will continue till a given time in the future.

Q 4 - By the time our visitors from Russia come next month, we ____ construction on our new house.

A - Will have finished

B - Will finish

C - Will be finished.

D - Will have been finishing

Answer : D

Explanation

The structure "will have been + <verb+ing>" is used with the actions that started in the past and will continue till a given time in the future.

Q 5 - My father ____ at LG for almost forty years till he retires.

A - Will have been worked

B - Will been working

C - Will have been working

D - Will be worked

Answer : C

Explanation

The structure "will have been + <verb+ing>" is used with the actions that started in the past and will continue till a given time in the future.

Q 6 - I'll be exhausted by the time the coach lets me stop. I ___ for 3 hours.

A - Will have being exercise

B - Will have been exercising

C - Will have been exercised

D - Will have being exercising

Answer : B

Explanation

The structure "will have been + <verb+ing>" is used with the actions that started in the past and will continue till a given time in the future.

Q 7 - The sink was overflowing because water ____ into it all day.

A - Dripped

B - Had been dripping

C - Drips

Answer : B

Explanation

The structure "had been" is used with the actions that have started in the past, continued for a fixed period, and then ended in the past too.

Q 8 - The cashier’s feet hurt yesterday because she ____ on them all day.

A - Is standing

B - Had stood

C - Had been standing

Answer : C

Explanation

The structure "had been" is used with the actions that have started in the past, continued for a fixed period, and then ended in the past too.

Q 9 - It ____ continuously for two weeks, but it finally cleared up yesterday.

A - Has been raining

B - Had been rained

C - Had been raining

D - Had raining

Answer : C

Explanation

The structure "had been" is used with the actions that have started in the past, continued for a fixed period, and then ended in the past too.

Q 10 - We ____ for a year when we ran out of money and had to return home.

A - Had been traveling

B - Has been traveling

C - Had traveling

D - Had been traveled

Answer : A

Explanation

The structure "had been" is used with the actions that have started in the past, continued for a fixed period, and then ended in the past too.


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