Horrible Histories - Past Perfect Simple And Continuous

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Horrible Histories - Past Perfect Simple And Continuous - Quiz

Practise grammar from Activate B1 Unit 7.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The phone...for ages before she answered it.
    • A. 

      Rings

    • B. 

      Had been ringing

    • C. 

      Rang

  • 2. 
    By the time the storm was over, the river  ... the village.
    • A. 

      Flooded

    • B. 

      Had flooded

    • C. 

      Had been flooding

  • 3. 
    The teacher told us that the Romans ... in Britain in 43 AD.
    • A. 

      Had arrived

    • B. 

      Had been arriving

    • C. 

      Arrive

  • 4. 
    'Did you ask him if he ... his medicine?'
    • A. 

      Had been taken

    • B. 

      Had taken

    • C. 

      Took

  • 5. 
    'Yes,. He said he had just ... the bottle.'
    • A. 

      Been finishing

    • B. 

      Finished

    • C. 

      Finish

  • 6. 
    Tony was surprised that the storm had not...him up.
    • A. 

      Been waking

    • B. 

      Woke

    • C. 

      Woken

  • 7. 
    We were sitting on the steps when the bus....
    • A. 

      Had been coming

    • B. 

      Came

    • C. 

      Had come

  • 8. 
    The people were very angry because they...such high taxes for years.
    • A. 

      Had paid

    • B. 

      Paid

    • C. 

      Had been paying

  • 9. 
    The girls ...ancient Roman art for two terms.
    • A. 

      Had been studying

    • B. 

      Had studying

    • C. 

      Study

  • 10. 
    When Harriet saw Jill's bedroom she said she had never.....such a mess!
    • A. 

      Been seeing

    • B. 

      Saw

    • C. 

      Seen

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