Continuous Tense Kelas 8

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Continuous Tense Kelas 8 - Quiz

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Make 5 sentences using Present continuous tense and 5 sentences using past continuous tense!

  • 2. 

    What’s the gardener doing? He……… the flower.   

    • A.

      A. to water

    • B.

      B. water

    • C.

      C. are watering

    • D.

      D. is watering

    Correct Answer
    D. D. is watering
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "d. is watering". This answer suggests that the gardener is in the process of watering the flower. The use of the present continuous tense "is watering" indicates an ongoing action happening at the present moment.

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  • 3. 

    Listen! Your father …… to a friend right now. 

    • A.

       a. talk

    • B.

      B. talks

    • C.

      C. is talking

    • D.

      D. are talking

    Correct Answer
    C. C. is talking
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "c. is talking" because the sentence is in the present continuous tense, indicating an action that is happening at the moment of speaking. The word "listen" suggests that the speaker is referring to a current action, and "is talking" is the correct form of the verb to match the subject "Your father."

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  • 4. 

    I’m sorry about the noise you are hearing. She ……… a concert.

    • A.

      A. practice

    • B.

      B. is practicing

    • C.

      C. was practicing

    • D.

      D. practiced

    Correct Answer
    B. B. is practicing
    Explanation
    The correct answer is b. "is practicing". This is because the sentence is in the present tense and the verb "is practicing" indicates an ongoing action in the present. The phrase "I'm sorry about the noise you are hearing" suggests that the noise is currently happening, implying that she is currently practicing for a concert.

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  • 5. 

    Look! The students……. football in the field now.

    • A.

      A. play

    • B.

      B. plays

    • C.

      C. were playing

    • D.

      D. are playing

    Correct Answer
    D. D. are playing
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "d. are playing" because the phrase "now" indicates that the action is happening in the present moment. "Are playing" is the correct form of the verb "to play" in the present continuous tense, which is used to describe actions that are happening right now.

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  • 6. 

    Jono ……… his kite now. He is at school.  

    • A.

      A. isn’t flying

    • B.

      B. wasn’t playing

    • C.

      C. doesn’t fly

    • D.

      D. don’t fly

    Correct Answer
    A. A. isn’t flying
  • 7. 

    The children are …….. by the river.

    • A.

      A. fished

    • B.

      B. fising

    • C.

      C. fishing

    • D.

      D. fishes

    Correct Answer
    C. C. fishing
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "c. fishing" because the sentence is describing an ongoing action of the children near the river. The word "fishing" is the present participle form of the verb "fish" and is used to show continuous or ongoing actions.

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  • 8. 

    When I saw you in the shop last night, you …………… your new hat.

    • A.

      A. don’t wear

    • B.

      B. weren’t wearing

    • C.

      C. aren’t been wearing

    • D.

      D. haven’t worn

    Correct Answer
    B. B. weren’t wearing
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "weren't wearing" because the sentence is referring to an action that was happening in the past. The use of "were" indicates the past tense, and "wearing" is the correct verb form to use in this context. The other options do not correctly convey the past tense or the action of wearing the hat.

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  • 9. 

    We ……… in the classroom, when the headmaster entered

    • A.

      A. have all been sitting

    • B.

      B. don’t sit

    • C.

      C. were all sitting

    • D.

      D. are all sitting

    Correct Answer
    C. C. were all sitting
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "c. were all sitting". This is because the sentence is in the past continuous tense, indicating an ongoing action in the past. The phrase "were all sitting" correctly conveys that the action of sitting was already in progress when the headmaster entered the classroom. The other options do not accurately reflect the past continuous tense or the timing of the action.

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  • 10. 

    The students were doing the test…………….

    • A.

      A. while the supevisor was watching them.

    • B.

      B. when the director has inspected the class.

    • C.

      C. while it is raining.

    • D.

      D. since half past seven.

    Correct Answer
    A. A. while the supevisor was watching them.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is a. "while the supervisor was watching them." This answer suggests that the students were taking the test at the same time that the supervisor was observing them. The word "while" indicates a concurrent action, implying that the supervisor was present during the students' test-taking.

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