Perfect Progressive of Verbs Online Quiz


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Q 1 - Paul ____ for a promotion for the past year.

A - Asked

B - Has asked

C - Has been asking

D - Have been asking

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 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 - 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 - 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 - Joey ____ of asking Sandra to the high school prom, until he ____ that Sandra already had a boyfriend.

A - Was thinking…had realized

B - Had been thinking…had realized

C - Had been thinking…realized

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 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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