Perfect Progressive of Verbs Online Quiz


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Q 1 - The Smiths ____ their in-laws quite often nowadays.

A - Visited

B - Have been visiting

C - Have visited

D - Has visited

Answer : B

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.

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 our visitors from Russia come next month, we ____ construction on our new house.

A - Will have finished

B - Will finish

C - Will be finished.

D - Will have been finishing

Answer : D

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 - My father ____ at LG for almost forty years till he retires.

A - Will have been worked

B - Will been working

C - Will have been working

D - Will be worked

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 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 - I ____ to enter UBC for two years. I was finally accepted last year.

A - Has been trying

B - Had been try

C - Had been trying

D - Had been tried

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 - The students ____ good work, but, after the midterm exam, they seemed to lose interest in their studies.

A - Had been doing

B - Had doing

C - Had been done

D - Has been doing

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 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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