Perfect Progressive of Verbs Online Quiz


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Q 1 - Lately, Tanya ____ a little tired.

A - Has felt

B - Has been feeling

C - Felt

D - Have felt

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 she retires next year, Lisa ____ 25 years as a receptionist with Krebbs Industries.

A - Will have been spending

B - Will have spent

C - Will have spending

D - Will spend

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 - Prof. Massood ____ for 30 years by the time he retires.

A - Will have been taught

B - Will have been teaching

C - Will been teaching

D - Will have teaching

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 - 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 - The detective finally ____ the crime that he ____ on for six months.

A - Was solving…had been working

B - Had been solving…worked

C - Solved…had been 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.

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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