Grammar - Present Continuous For Future Arrangements

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Grammar - Present Continuous For Future Arrangements - Quiz

Read the sentence and choose the correct answer to complete it


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    I _________ (go) to the supermarket tomorrow.

    • A.

      Go

    • B.

      Going

    • C.

      Am going

    • D.

      Am going to go

    Correct Answer
    C. Am going
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "am going" because the sentence is in the present continuous tense and "am going" is the correct form of the verb "to go" in this tense. It indicates a planned action that will happen in the future.

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  • 2. 

    We _________ (have) a barbecue on Sunday

    • A.

      Have

    • B.

      Had

    • C.

      Have had

    • D.

      Are having

    Correct Answer
    D. Are having
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "are having". This is because the sentence is in the present continuous tense, indicating an action that is happening at the moment of speaking or in the near future. In this case, it suggests that the speaker is currently planning or arranging a barbecue for Sunday.

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  • 3. 

    The train _________ (leave) in ten minutes

    • A.

      Leaves

    • B.

      Is leave

    • C.

      Left

    • D.

      Will left

    Correct Answer
    A. Leaves
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "leaves". In this sentence, the verb "leave" is used to indicate the action of the train departing. Since the subject of the sentence is "train", which is a third-person singular noun, the correct form of the verb is "leaves".

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  • 4. 

    We _________ (go) to the zoo tomorrow because we don't have money

    • A.

      Are going

    • B.

      Aren't going

    • C.

      Haven't gone

    • D.

      Not going

    Correct Answer
    B. Aren't going
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "aren't going" because the sentence implies that the speaker and the person they are referring to do not have money, so they will not be able to go to the zoo tomorrow. The negative form "aren't going" indicates the absence of the action of going to the zoo.

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  • 5. 

     I _________ (see) the manager tomorrow

    • A.

      Am looking forward to see

    • B.

      Am hoping to see

    • C.

      Am seeing

    • D.

      Saw

    Correct Answer
    C. Am seeing
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "am seeing". This is because the sentence is in the future tense and the phrase "am seeing" indicates that the action of seeing the manager will happen in the future.

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  • 6. 

    He _________ (play) tennis this afternoon. He's sick

    • A.

      Isn't playing

    • B.

      Didn't play

    • C.

      Wasn't playing

    • D.

      Hasn't played

    Correct Answer
    A. Isn't playing
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "isn't playing" because the sentence is in the present continuous tense and "isn't playing" is the negative form of the present continuous tense. It indicates that the person is currently sick and therefore unable to play tennis this afternoon.

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  • 7. 

    Sue _________ (come) to see us tomorrow. She's got a meeting

    • A.

      Hasn't come

    • B.

      Came

    • C.

      Isn't coming

    • D.

      Doesn't come

    Correct Answer
    C. Isn't coming
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "isn't coming" because the sentence is in the future tense and is expressing a future event. The use of "isn't coming" indicates that Sue will not be coming to see us tomorrow because she has a meeting.

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  • 8. 

    I _________ (start) piano lessons soon

    • A.

      Have started

    • B.

      Am starting

    • C.

      Started

    • D.

      Would like start

    Correct Answer
    B. Am starting
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "am starting" because the sentence is in the present tense and refers to a future action. The verb "am starting" is in the present continuous tense, which is used to talk about planned or scheduled future actions.

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  • 9. 

    My favourite TV program _________ (start) in a minute

    • A.

      Starts

    • B.

      Started

    • C.

      Is starting

    • D.

      Has started

    Correct Answer
    A. Starts
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "starts" because the sentence is in the present tense and refers to a future event. "Starts" is the present simple form of the verb "start" and is used to talk about scheduled or planned actions that will happen in the future.

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  • 10. 

    _________ your English _________ (get) better?

    • A.

      Has ... get

    • B.

      Does ... get

    • C.

      Did ... get

    • D.

      Is ... getting

    Correct Answer
    D. Is ... getting
    Explanation
    The question is asking about the improvement in someone's English skills. The correct answer is "Is ... getting." This is because the verb "get" is used in the present continuous tense to show an ongoing action or state. Therefore, "Is ... getting" is the correct form to ask if someone's English is currently improving.

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