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 - I didn’t know that you ... now, so I called you later.

A - Eat

B - Are eating

C - Were eating

D - Will be eating

Answer : C

Explanation

The action was happening in the past.

Answer : D

Explanation

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

Q 4 - Jason ... to his teacher’s comments attentively. Don’t disturb him.

A - Listen

B - Was listening

C - Is listening

D - Will be listening

Answer : C

Explanation

The action is happening in the present.

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 - Becky ... when she got distracted by a bird.

A - Skate

B - Is skating

C - Was skating

D - Will be skating

Answer : C

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 - She ... of visiting the physician, but she recovered her health today.

A - Think

B - Is thinking

C - Was thinking

D - Will be thinking

Answer : C

Explanation

The action was happening in the past.

Q 10 - Brian ... the entire construction till the Chief engineer doesn’t return.

A - Supervise

B - Is supervising

C - Was supervising

D - Will be supervising

Answer : D

Explanation

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


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