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 - 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 - 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.

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 - I ____ for 12 hours when I reach my parents' home.

A - Will have drove

B - Will have been driven

C - Will have been driving

D - Will have driving

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 football team ____ on a small pitch for a month; however, they moved to the Olympic Stadium last week and they are playing much better.

A - Had been trained

B - Has been training

C - Had been train

D - Had been training

Answer : D

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 professor ____ that class with a lot of enthusiasm; however, after his illness, he seemed to lose a lot of energy.

A - Had been teach

B - Had been teaching

C - Had been taught

D - Has been teaching

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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