# Contoh Soal Past Continuous Tense

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Questions and Answers
• 1.

### The teachers will teach them Mathematics.

• A.

The teachers was teaching them mathematics yesterday.

• B.

The teachers were teaching them mathematics yesterday.

• C.

The teachers were teaching them mathematics at this time yesterday.

Correct Answer
C. The teachers were teaching them mathematics at this time yesterday.
Explanation
Salah satu fungsi dari past continuous tense adalah untuk menyatakan aktifitas atau kejadian yang sedang berlangsung di waktu tertentu di masa lampau. Jadi tidak cukup hanya menggunakan time signal “yesterday” saja, harus lebih spesifik seperti “at this time” dan lain-lain. The teachers adalah jamak maka menggunakan were. Penggunaan was/were tergantung dengan subjeknya, lihat tabel pada bagian bawah.

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• 2.

### We will be studying Economics here at 04.00 p.m. tomorrow.

• A.

We were studying economics here at 04.00 p.m. yesterday.

• B.

We was studying economics here at 04.00 p.m. yesterday.

• C.

We were studying economics here at 04.00 p.m. tomorrow.

Correct Answer
A. We were studying economics here at 04.00 p.m. yesterday.
Explanation
Subjek we menggunakan were, time signal yang digunakan adalah at 04.00 p.m. yesterday.

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• 3.

### He is in the class.

• A.

He was not being in the class at 9 yesterday morning.

• B.

He were not being in the class at 8 yesterday morning.

• C.

He was not being in the class right now.

Correct Answer
A. He was not being in the class at 9 yesterday morning.
Explanation
Ini adalah past continuous tense bentuk negatif, rumus bentuk negative adalah S + was/were + not + Verb.ing, subjek He menggunakan was.

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• 4.

### They do not study. (tanpa time signal, asumsi kalian telah paham)

• A.

Was they studying?

• B.

Ware they not study?

• C.

Were they not studying?

Correct Answer
C. Were they not studying?
Explanation
Ini adalah bentuk negative interogatif yang rumusnya Was/were + S + not + verb.ing. subjek they menggunakan were.

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• 5.

### Shinta has been bringing a book.

• A.

Were Shinta bringing a book?

• B.

Was Shinta bringing a book?

• C.

Were Shinta bring a book?

Correct Answer
B. Was Shinta bringing a book?
Explanation
Ini adalah past continuous tense bentuk interogatif yang rumusnya Was/were + S + Verb.ing. Subjek Shinta menggunakan was.

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• 6.

### Adikku sedang menonton sebuah film ketika seseorang mengetuk pintu.

• A.

My younger brother were watching a film when somebody knock the door.

• B.

My younger brother was watching a film when somebody knock the door.

• C.

My younger brother was watching a film when somebody knocked the door.

Correct Answer
C. My younger brother was watching a film when somebody knocked the door.
Explanation
Salah satu fungsi dari past continuous tense adalah untuk menyatakan suatu aktifitas atau kejadian yang sedang berlangsung ketika aktifitas atau kejadan lain datang menyela pada masa lampau. Untuk kejadian utama rumusnya S + was/were + Verb.ing. sedangkan untuk kejadian yang datang menyela rumusnya S + verb2 (Berlaku untuk semua bentuk kalimat past continuous tense, baik positif, negative, interogatif, dan juga negative interogatif).

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• 7.

### Apakah Dina tidak sedang berada di kelas?

• A.

Were Dina not being in the class?

• B.

Wasn’t Dina being in the class?

• C.

Was not Dina being in the class?

Correct Answer
B. Wasn’t Dina being in the class?
Explanation
Ini merupakan past continuous tense bentuk negative interogatif, rumusnya adalah Was/were + S + not + verb.ing. was not atau were not boleh diletakkan di depan subjek namun harus disingkat menjadi wasn’t atau weren’t. Subjek Dina menggunakan was.

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• 8.

### Apakah ayah saya tidak sedang tidur ketika saya datang?

• A.

Were my father not sleeping when I came?

• B.

Was my father not sleeping when I came?

• C.

Was my father not sleeping when I come?

Correct Answer
B. Was my father not sleeping when I came?
Explanation
Subjek my father menggunakan was. Kejadian atau aktifitas yang datang menyela menggunakan rumus S + Verb2 (seperti yang telah dijelaskan pada soal nomor 6), maka menjadi “I came”.

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• 9.

### Aku tidak sedang mandi.

• A.

I was not taking a bath.

• B.

I wasn’t take a bath.

• C.

I were not taking a bath.

Correct Answer
A. I was not taking a bath.
Explanation
Ingat rumus bentuk negative yaitu S + was/were + not + Verb.ing. Subjek Aku menggunakan was.

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• 10.

### Apakah ilmu ekonomi sedang menjadi mata pelajaran yang paling populer?

• A.

Were economics being the most popular subject?

• B.

Was economics being the most popular subject?

• C.

Weren’t economics being the most popular subject?

Correct Answer
B. Was economics being the most popular subject?
Explanation
Ingat rumus bentuk interogatif yaitu Was/were + S + Verb.ing. Subjek economics terdapat akhiran “s” bukan berarti jamak, melainkan uncountable, maka menggunakan was.

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