Past Progressive Tense: Trivia Test! Quiz

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Past Progressive Tense: Trivia Test! Quiz

How good are you when it comes to writing sentences in the past progressive tense? This tense is used when one is writing or talking about an event that was not yet completed at a certain point when something happened. In this quiz, you will get to test out your ability to fill in the blanks in each sentence in the past progressive tense for them to make them grammatically correct. Take up the challenge!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    While we _____________________ (sit) in our living room last night, we felt an earthquake.
  • 2. 
    I was talking to the teacher yesterday when another student ______________(interrupt) me.
  • 3. 
    I was planting flowers in the garden when my dog ______________ to bark. (begin)
  • 4. 
    A police officer stopped another driver for speeding while we _____________ to work. (drive)
  • 5. 
    I was walking in the forest when a dead tree _________over. (fell)
  • 6. 
    I _________________  when the phone rang. (sleep)
  • 7. 
    When Mary ______________ last night, I was watching TV. (call)
  • 8. 
    While I _________________ to the airport, I saw an accident. (drive)
  • 9. 
    While Joan was cleaning her house, a salesperson _____________ to the door. (come)
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