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 - You ... angry now; he is just kidding.

A - Get

B - Are getting

C - Were getting

D - Will be getting

Answer : B

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 - 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 - We … on one another’s laps on our way here.

A - Were sitting

B - Are sitting

C - Are swimming

D -

Answer : A

Explanation

The action was happening in the past.

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 - She … the perfume when the bottle slipped from her hands.

A - Was smelling

B - Were smelling

C - Is smelling

D - Will be smelling

Answer : A

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 - I ... the floor so don’t step on it.

A - Clean

B - Am cleaning

C - Was cleaning

D - Will be cleaning

Answer : B

Explanation

The action is happening in the present.

Q 10 - The Fergusons ... at this time tomorrow.

A - Fishing

B -Is fishing

C - Was fishing

D - Will be fishing

Answer : D

Explanation

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

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