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 - 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 - I ____ here for 18 months without a break when you come to meet me.

A - will have worked

B - Will work

C - Will be working

D - will have been working

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 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.

Q 5 - By the time the concert ends, we ____ here for 3 hours.

A - will have been sit

B - will have sat

C - will have sitting

D - will have been sitting

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 6 - Khadijah ____ for here 3 years by the time she gets a full time job.

A - Will have been taught

B - Will have being taught

C - Will have teaching

D - Will have been teaching

Answer : D

Explanation

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

Q 7 - Before she ____ a bad review, Lisa ____ to see the movie “Man in a purple Suit.”

A - Read…planned

B - Read…had been planning

C - Was reading…had been planning

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 - I ____ to enter UBC for two years. I was finally accepted last year.

A - Has been trying

B - Had been try

C - Had been trying

D - Had been tried

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 - Before we met, Idris ____ working here for ten years.

A - Has been

B - Had been

C - Have been

D - Is been

Answer : B

Explanation

The action started in the past and continued for some time in the past.


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