Verb Tenses Quiz! Trivia Questions! Exam

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Verb Tenses Quiz! Trivia Questions! Exam

Do you think you know all the verb tenses? There are so many verb tenses to consider when constructing a sentence. Present, present perfect, present continuous, past, past perfect, past continuous, future, future perfect, and future continuous. A verb's tense can tell us things like whether the action is routine, constant, or completed. If you intend to know more about verb tenses, this is the quiz for you.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What verb tense is used in the following sentence: Charlie had been packing his suitcase when his mother called him downstairs.
    • A. 

      Past Perfect

    • B. 

      Present Perfect Progressive

    • C. 

      Past Perfect Progressive

    • D. 

      Past Progressive

  • 2. 
    What verb tense is used in the following sentence: Greg coached football for fifteen years and enjoyed the experience.
    • A. 

      Simple Past

    • B. 

      Simple Present

    • C. 

      Past Perfect

    • D. 

      Past Progressive

  • 3. 
    Which tense allows for the sequencing of two or more noncontinuous events that occur in the same time period?
    • A. 

      Progressive

    • B. 

      Perfect Progressive

    • C. 

      Perfect

    • D. 

      Simple

  • 4. 
    "The view of the world I display in my drawings excludes the sleazy and hideous." What verb tense is used in the quote?
    • A. 

      Simple Present

    • B. 

      Present Perfect

    • C. 

      Simple Past

    • D. 

      Present Progressive

  • 5. 
    What tense is used for an event that has been completed before the present moment in time?
    • A. 

      Past Perfect

    • B. 

      Past Progressive

    • C. 

      Simple Past

    • D. 

      Past Perfect Progressive

  • 6. 
    Which verb form is used to indicate the present perfect progressive tense?
    • A. 

      Had+been+main verb+ing

    • B. 

      Have/has+been+main verb+ing

    • C. 

      Had+main verb+past participle (-ed)

    • D. 

      "to be"+main verb+ing

  • 7. 
    Which tense is used for an event that started in the past and is continuing in the present?
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Progressive

    • C. 

      Perfect

    • D. 

      Perfect Progressive

  • 8. 
    Which tense is used for an event that is predicted to occur?
    • A. 

      Future Simple

    • B. 

      Future Perfect

    • C. 

      Future Progressive

    • D. 

      Future Perfect Progressive

  • 9. 
    Which tense allows two or more continuous events to occur during the same time period?
    • A. 

      Perfect

    • B. 

      Simple

    • C. 

      Progressive

    • D. 

      Perfect Progressive

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