Past Simple Versus Past Continuous

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Past Simple Versus Past Continuous

Pre-intermediate


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    I _______________ a new car three days ago.
    • A. 

      Bought

    • B. 

      Was bought

    • C. 

      Have bought

    • D. 

      Have buy

  • 2. 
    Mark ______ to work yesterday.
    • A. 

      Drived

    • B. 

      Was driving

    • C. 

      Driving

    • D. 

      Drove

  • 3. 
    The old car ______ down.
    • A. 

      Didn't broke

    • B. 

      Did not broke

    • C. 

      Didn't break

    • D. 

      Wasn't breaking

  • 4. 
    What did you ______?
    • A. 

      Eating

    • B. 

      Ate

    • C. 

      Eat

    • D. 

      Eated

  • 5. 
    Was Jane busy when you ______ to see her?
    • A. 

      Go

    • B. 

      Went

    • C. 

      Been

    • D. 

      Were going

  • 6. 
    I ________________ shopping when I ______________ John.
    • A. 

      Was living - was meeting

    • B. 

      Lived - met

    • C. 

      Was doing - met

    • D. 

      Lived - met

  • 7. 
    Elizabeth came into the room and ___________________ the door.
    • A. 

      Has shut

    • B. 

      Shut

    • C. 

      Was shutting

    • D. 

      Has closed

  • 8. 
    What ________________ at six o'clock this morning?
    • A. 

      Were you doing

    • B. 

      Did you doing

    • C. 

      Do you do

    • D. 

      Did you

  • 9. 
    What _______________________ for breakfast this morning?
    • A. 

      Were you having

    • B. 

      Had you

    • C. 

      Did you have

    • D. 

      Was you having

  • 10. 
    She _________________ some fish and ______________ ill immediately.
    • A. 

      Was eating - felt

    • B. 

      Ate - felt

    • C. 

      Was eating - was feeling

    • D. 

      Was eating - was feeling

  • 11. 
    ______________ when I saw Neil. I stopped and had a chat.
    • A. 

      I was running

    • B. 

      I run

    • C. 

      I ran

    • D. 

      I were running

  • 12. 
    I was talking with the students while Katie _______________ to the parents.
    • A. 

      Was talking

    • B. 

      Talked

    • C. 

      Took

    • D. 

      Were talking

  • 13. 
    When I woke up this morning _________________
    • A. 

      It rained

    • B. 

      It was raining

    • C. 

      It were raining

    • D. 

      It did't rain

  • 14. 
    What __________________________ when the telephone rang?
    • A. 

      Did she do

    • B. 

      Did she doing

    • C. 

      Was she doing

    • D. 

      Were she doing

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