Progressive Verb Tenses Online Quiz


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Following quiz provides Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) related to Progressive Verb Tenses. You will have to read all the given answers and click over the correct answer. If you are not sure about the answer then you can check the answer using Show Answer button. You can use Next Quiz button to check new set of questions in the quiz.

Questions and Answers

Q 1 - He ... the trumpet in the crowd at the moment.

A - Play

B - Is playing

C - Was playing

D - Will be playing

Answer : B

Explanation

The action is happening in the present.

Q 2 - You ... angry now; he is just kidding.

A - Get

B - Are getting

C - Were getting

D - Will be getting

Answer : B

Explanation

The action is happening in the present.

Q 3 - The dog ... its chow now.

A - Eat

B - Is eating

C - Was eating

D - Will be eating

Answer : B

Explanation

The action is happening in the present.

Answer : B

Explanation

The action might be happening at this time on a future date.

Q 5 - I … a lot faster earlier, but now I want to swim longer.

A - was swimming

B - Am swimming

C - Was swimming

D - Will be swimming

Answer : C

Explanation

The action was happening in the past.

Q 6 - She … her legs before tonight’s party.

A - were waxing

B - Was waxing

C - Is waxing

D - Will be waxing

Answer : B

Explanation

The action is happening in the present.

Q 7 - She … the perfume when the bottle slipped from her hands.

A - Was smelling

B - Were smelling

C - Is smelling

D - Will be smelling

Answer : A

Explanation

The action was happening in the past.

Q 8 - The child ... on talking when I interrupted him.

A - Go

B - Is going

C - Was going

D - Will be going

Answer : C

Explanation

The action was happening in the past.

Q 9 - Mrs. Baker ... us Geography next term.

A - Teach

B - Is teaching

C - Was teaching

D - Will be teaching

Answer : D

Explanation

The action might be happening at this time on a future date.

Q 10 - The Fergusons ... at this time tomorrow.

A - Fishing

B -Is fishing

C - Was fishing

D - Will be fishing

Answer : D

Explanation

The action might be happening at this time on a future date.

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