Test Of Present Tenses

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Test Of Present Tenses

This test is intended to find out how much your understanding on Present Tenses has been. Directions: Read each sentence carefully. Pay attention to the words that are underlined. Identify whether the words underlined are "true" or "false" by clicking on the option.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Diane washes her hair every other day or so.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Every morning, the sun is shining in my bedroom window and is waking me up.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    This is Andi, my roommate. He is liking to watch television, listen to music, or go out in the evening.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    I can’t afford that ring. It costs too much.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Tina is a teacher. She has been teaching mathematics to young children.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Please be quiet. I am trying to concentrate.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    I wrote to my friend last week. She hasn’t answered my letter yet. I have been waiting for a reply.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    After six days of rain, I’m glad that the sun shines again today.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Right now Martha is in the science building at our school. The chemistry experiment that she has been doing is dangerous, so she is very careful.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    A: What is your activity now? B: Well, I’m writing a book on how to cook fried rice better.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    In the last fifty years, medical scientists are making many important discoveries.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    We have had three major snowstorms so far this winter. I wonder how many more we will have.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    I have written them three times, but I still haven’t received a reply.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The telephone is ringing four times in the last hour, and each time it has been for my office mate.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    A: Are you taking Introduction to Linguistics this semester? B: No, I'm taking it already. I took it last semester. This semester I'm going to take Phonology.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The telephone has been ringing for almost a minute. Why doesn’t someone answer it?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    It’s ten P.M. I have been studying for two hours and probably won’t finish until midnight.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    A: Have you been able to reach Sinta on the phone yet? B: Not yet. I am trying for the last twenty minutes, but all I get is a busy signal.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    A: Pak Rahmat is a good lecturer. How long has he been at this university? B: He teaches here for twenty-five years.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    The boys are playing soccer now. They have been playing for almost two hours. They must be getting tired.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False