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 - The boys ... the movie now.

A - Go

B - Was going

C - Will be going

D - Are going

Answer : D

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.

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 - They … faster currently than any other team.

A - Were running

B - Are running

C - Will be running

D - Is running

Answer : B

Explanation

The action is happening in the present.

Q 6 - He … to the game when I last saw him.

A - Was going

B - Were going

C - Is going

D - Will be going

Answer : A

Explanation

The action was happening in the past.

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 - Ms. Rose ... three subjects presently in the school.

A - Teach

B - Is teaching

C - Was teaching

D - Will be teaching

Answer : B

Explanation

The action is happening in the present.

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 - 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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