Verb Tenses Quiz! Trivia Questions! Exam

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Verb Tenses Quiz! Trivia Questions! Exam

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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