Perfect Progressive of Verbs Online Quiz


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Q 1 - The Mauna Loa volcano in Hawaii ____ since 1900.

A - Has erupted

B - Has been erupting

C - Erupted

D - Have erupted

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.

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.

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 - 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 - When the financial crisis hit, my father ____ at IBM for 10 years. Unfortunately, he had to leave the company and start all over.

A - Has been working

B - Had been worked

C - Had been working

D - Had working

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.


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