Perfect Progressive of Verbs Online Quiz


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Q 1 - Since the last poll, the President’s approval ratings ____ yet again.

A - Dropped

B - Have dropped

C - Have been dropping

D - Has been dropping

Answer : D

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 - For the last year, Neil and Kim ... Mount Everest.

A - Have climbed

B - Have been climbing

C - Climbed

D - Has been climbing

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 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 end of next month, Joey ____ 30 dollars before fall.

A - Will have been saving

B - Will have saved

C - Will be save

D - Will be saving

Answer : A

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.

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 6 - On January 2nd, my parents ____ together in Dubai for 30 years.

A - Will have living

B - Will have been living

C - Will have been lived

D - Will have living

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 - It wasn’t surprising when Suzi’s stuffed dog finally lost his ears. She ____ on them for months!

A - Was pulling

B - Had been pulling

C - Had pulled

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 9 - If you ____ trouble with your Math class last semester, you should have asked for help. Now, it's too late.

A - Has been having

B - Had been having

C - Had been have

D - Had been had

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 10 - Niki ____ running in marathons since his childhood.

A - Has been

B - Had been

C - Have been

D - Is been

Answer : A

Explanation

The action started in the past and is still continuing.

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