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.

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 - She ____ a total of 15 practice exams when the exams would be conducted.

A - will have taken

B - Will be taking

C - Will take

D - will have been taking

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 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 - 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 - Before she ____ her driver’s license, Melissa ____ the bus to school every day.

A - Got…had been taking

B - Had gotten…had been taking

C - Had been getting…took

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.

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 - My sister ____ about studying in Canada, but she got married and had to stay in the UAE.

A - Has been thinking

B - Had been thinking

C - Had thinking

D - Had been thought

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 - 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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