Perfect Progressive of Verbs Online Quiz


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Q 1 - Since the last poll, the President’s approval ratings ____ yet again.

A - Dropped

B - Have dropped

C - Have been dropping

D - Has been dropping

Answer : D

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.

Q 4 - By the end of next month, Joey ____ 30 dollars before fall.

A - Will have been saving

B - Will have saved

C - Will be save

D - Will be saving

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.

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 - Khadijah ____ for here 3 years by the time she gets a full time job.

A - Will have been taught

B - Will have being taught

C - Will have teaching

D - Will have been teaching

Answer : D

Explanation

The structure "will have been + <verb+ing>" is used with 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 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 - 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 - I ____ to call you last week. I became very busy suddenly last week and I forgot to call you. I'm sorry.

A - Has been planning

B - Had been planned

C - Had planning

D - Had been planning

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.

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