Past Continous Tense Quiz

                                   

A common question that you’re sure to encounter while taking the SAT is whether or not you should use the simple past or the past continuous tense when talking about past events

PAST CONTINUOUS TENSE QUIZ

  1.  There are 30 MCQs in this online quiz
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  • Question of

    My brother and sister _____ playing tennis at 11am yesterday

    • Are
    • Was
    • Were
  • Question of

    _____ you still working at 7pm last night?

    • Were
    • Are
    • Was
  • Question of

    At 8.30am today I _____ driving to work.

    • Was
    • Were
    • Are
  • Question of

    We _____ sleeping when the police came.

    • Was
    • Weren’t
    • Won’t
  • Question of

    Why _____ he having lunch at 4pm?

    • Was
    • Does
    • Were
  • Question of

    Was he not _____ his homework?

    • Doing
    • Do
    • Done
  • Question of

    Snow _____ lightly. Suddenly a reindeer appeared.

    • Fell
    • Was Falling
    • Is Falling
  • Question of

    Somebody threw a shoe at him _____ he was speaking.

    • After
    • When
    • While
  • Question of

    . They ________ TV when I arrived.

    • Were Watching
    • Were Watched
    • Watched
  • Question of

    I was reading a detective story _____ I heard a noise.

    • During
    • While
    • When
  • Question of

    My mother ____________ the dished at six o’clock yesterday.

    • Were Washing
    • Was Washing
    • Washes
    • Was Washed
  • Question of

    Katie and Emma ____________ a picture when I entered the class.

    • Was Drawing
    • Were Drawing
    • Drew
    • Were Drew
  • Question of

    I broke a glass while I __________ tea.

    • Drunk
    • Was Drunk
    • Has Drunk
    • Was Drinking
  • Question of

    My sister burnt her finger while she _______

    • Was Cook
    • Cooks
    • Was Cooking
    • Cooked
  • Question of

    My father _____________ the newspaper while my mother ____________ the floor.

    • Was reading / was vacuuming
    • Read / vacuumed
    • Was read / was vacuuming
    • Has read / has vacuumed
  • Question of

    The students ______________ when the teacher entered the class.

    • Were Talk
    • Talked
    • Were Talking
    • Were Talked
  • Question of

    . I couldn’t watch the match because I __________ my homework at that time.

    • Was Do
    • Was Did
    • Did
    • Was Doing
  • Question of

    Emma _____________ to work I saw her.

    • Walked
    • Was Walked
    • Was Walking
    • Walks
  • Question of

    I broke that window while I ___________ the room.

    • Was Painting
    • Paint
    • Was Paint
    • Has Painted
  • Question of

    I burnt my shirt while I ___________ it.

    • Am Ironing
    • Was Ironing
    • Ironed
    • Irons
  • Question of

    ____ were talking loudly when the teacher came into the room.

    • We
    • He
    • They
  • Question of

    Ellen ___ listening when the teacher spoke to her.

    • Was
    • Were
    • Weren’t
  • Question of

    Helen and I ____ looking when we crossed the road.

    • Didn’t
    • Wasn’t
    • Weren;t
  • Question of

    Which question is correct?

    • Where they staying?
    • What you were doing?
    • Where was she living?
  • Question of

    Which sentence has the same meaning? I got into the bath, and then the phone rang.

    • I was having a bath when the phone rang.
    • I had a bath because the phone was ringing.
    • I was having a bath when the phone was ringing.
  • Question of

    The school gardener _______ in the school garden all yesterday evening.

    • were digging
    • was digging
    • is digging
  • Question of

    The boys __________ in the badminton court yesterday afternoon.

    • Were Playing
    • Is Playing
    • Was Playing
  • Question of

    They ________ a model aeroplane this morning.

    • Are Making
    • Is Making
    • Were Making
  • Question of

    She __________ when I entered the kitchen.

    • Was Cooking
    • Is Cooking
    • Cooked
  • Question of

    Hafiz didn’t go out yesterday because it ___________ all day.

    • Is Raining
    • Was Raining
    • Were Raining

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