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 - Eugene ____ a psychologist for the past year, and he finds it very helpful.

A - Saw

B - Has seen

C - Has been seeing

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 - Susan ____ enough credits to earn her Master’s degree in her first year itself.

A - Will have been earning

B - Will have earned

C - Will have been earned

D - Will have earning

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 - On our anniversary next year, we ____ for ten years. Don't you think we should get married?

A - Will have been dating

B - Will being dating

C - Will have dating

D - Will been dating

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 6 - If you go to bed now and get up until noon tomorrow, you ____ for 12 hours.

A - Will sleeping

B - Will have sleeping

C - Will have been sleeping

D - Will have being sleeping

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 7 - Mike ____ a promotion for three years before he finally ____ one.

A - Had been requesting…got

B - Had been requesting…had gotten

C - Requested…had gotten

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 - 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 - 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 - 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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