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 - They ... to sing a song now.

A - Go

B - Are going

C - Were going

D - Will be going

Answer : B

Explanation

The action is happening in the present.

Answer : C

Explanation

The action is happening in the present.

Answer : D

Explanation

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

Q 4 - She … the spices when I saw her in the kitchen.

A - Was smelling

B - Were smelling

C - Is smelling

D - Will be smelling

Answer : A

Explanation

The action was happening in the past.

Q 5 - It … that she was given a great farewell.

A - Was fitting

B - was fitting

C - Is fitting

D - Were fitting

Answer : B

Explanation

The action was happening in the past.

Q 6 - You … all day and you have purchased nothing useful!

A - Will be shopping

B - Was shopping

C - Were shopping

D - Is shopping

Answer : C

Explanation

The action was happening in the past.

Q 7 - They … at the same place this year too.

A - Was staying

B - Were staying

C - Will be staying

D - Are staying

Answer : C

Explanation

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

Q 8 - The statue ... on the lawn for years before he put it on a pedestal.

A - Sit

B - Is sitting

C - Was sitting

D - Will be sitting

Answer : C

Explanation

The action was happening in the past.

Q 9 - My cousin … with the guests, but he is careful not to insult anyone.

A - Joke

B - Is joking

C - Was joking

D - Will be joking

Answer : B

Explanation

The action is happening in the present.

Q 10 - Grandma ... while reading the letter. Let’s wait till she is done reading the letter.

A - Smile

B - Is smiling

C - Was smiling

D - Will be smiling

Answer : B

Explanation

The action is happening in the present.


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