Past Simple Vs Past Continuous Quiz

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Past Tense Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    My wife ... as a teacher when I met her.
    • A. 

      Work

    • B. 

      Worked

    • C. 

      Was working

    • D. 

      Worked

  • 2. 
    Phil is drinking rum. At this time yesterday he ... rum. That's all he ever does!
    • A. 

      Was drinking

    • B. 

      Drank

    • C. 

      Drinked

    • D. 

      Were drinking

  • 3. 
    I ... Amour, Gloire et Beauté last night when my daughter ... . I'll never find out what happened!
    • A. 

      Was watching ... phoned

    • B. 

      Watched ... was phoning

    • C. 

      Watched ... were phoning

    • D. 

      Were watching ... phoned

  • 4. 
    When I stepped off the plane, the sun ... .
    • A. 

      Was shining

    • B. 

      Shined

    • C. 

      Shiner

    • D. 

      Were shining

  • 5. 
    When I walked into the doctor's waiting room, everyone ... at me.
    • A. 

      Looked

    • B. 

      Was looking

    • C. 

      Leaked

    • D. 

      Were looking

  • 6. 
    My roommate was so annoying! She ... her dirty pants in the bathroom!
    • A. 

      Was always leaving

    • B. 

      Always left

    • C. 

      Was always left

    • D. 

      Always lifted

  • 7. 
    I was living in Le Port when Bejisa ... .
    • A. 

      Hit

    • B. 

      Hat

    • C. 

      Was hitting

    • D. 

      Hitted

  • 8. 
    "What ... when the accident happened?" "I ... a coke outside."
    • A. 

      Were you doing ... was drinking

    • B. 

      Did you do ... drinking

    • C. 

      Were you doing ... drinking

    • D. 

      Did you do ... was drinking

  • 9. 
    When I walked into the shop, the two shop assistants ... like hens.
    • A. 

      Chatted

    • B. 

      Were chatting

    • C. 

      Chitty

    • D. 

      Was chatting

  • 10. 
    The firemen ... the woman who ... on the 2nd floor.
    • A. 

      Rescued ... was trapped

    • B. 

      Rescued ... trapped

    • C. 

      Was rescuing ... was trapping

    • D. 

      Was rescuing ... trapped

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